Curious mind. Author of three funny memoirs. Top writer on Quora and Medium x 9. Writing to entertain, and inform. Goal: become the oldest person in the world (breaking my record every day).
The Sweetie Jar Principle - The Most Effective Promotion Process You Will Ever Read
All newly appointed top bosses want to stamp their authority - some do it by making changes. My new boss wanted a revamped appraisal system. It wasn't a bad idea. Our process was open to human error.
The Real Reason You Aren't Being Promoted
Bunfights, the Dunning-Kruger effect, the Peter Principle and Raised Eyebrows In the year I was promoted, interest rates rose to 5.25%. International markets went downhill on a black bin liner, and it wasn’t long before the world experienced an almighty financial crash. The worst economic disaster since the Great Depression of 1929.
The One Thing Jordan Peterson Nailed About Your Perspective on Life
I’m not sure if this will apply to you But it applies to some people I know, and I need to figure out how I can get them to read this. How do you tell someone that by making life worse for others, they double up on their own misery?
The Man Walking His Dog
Today, I stopped. “Would you mind if I walked with you for a little while?” John is in his sixties, 6’ 1” and his dog is a golden labrador. He’s married, two kids, both grown up and flown the nest and the country. One lives on the other side of the world in New Zealand, she’s getting married this year. He’s hoping Covid doesn’t stop him and his wife from being there.
Richard Branson Has 2 Valuable Pieces of Career Advice
How to think like Richard Branson British business magnate, Richard Branson, founder of the Virgin Group was 4-years-old and a mile from his grandparent's house when his mom pushed him out of the car and drove off.
There Are Easier Ways to Earn Money Than Writing
If you are writing for the money, go get a job. Seriously, there are easier ways to earn a buck. Billy got a job delivering prescriptions. He loves it. It gets him up in the mornings and he listens to music on his rounds. His income is steady, he gets paid holidays and a sense of satisfaction.
Princess Diana, and the BBC
The Queen is a remarkable lady In 2003, Crown Prince Abdullah of Saudi Arabia visited the Queen at Balmoral, her castle in Scotland. After lunch, the queen asked Abdullah if he would like a tour of the grounds. They ushered him into the front passenger seat of a Land Rover and to his utter consternation the Queen climbed into the driver’s seat and drove off.