What Price Education: Podcast Ep 176

What price a university education in 2018 in an era when information is free? Inspired by a post I saw on Facebook from Erica Blair, Nicola and I debate something I already know we agree on, whether or not to get into lifelong student debt for yourself/your kids in an era when information is free. Erica brings up YouTube and iTunes U, and I bring up James Altucher and Nicola Gary Vee. We are both lifelong learners and have paid for that too, and the conversation segues into what Nicola paid this week to sort her Facebook Ads problem and […]

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Patience, Persistence and Perspiration

So the players in the 30DC are feeling the mid-month slump, somewhat disillusioned when they discover that just because they have banged up an Etsy shop  or a website, they haven’t become wealthy overnight – yet. This is the point at which it becomes my job to encourage them simply to Push Through. Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success. Napoleon Hill They are finding themselves distracted by things such as the design of their website, the strapline and various other petty annoyances, anything so that they don’t have to do what we all have to do – […]

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Learning To Wait

Today I am waiting on a trusted adviser to work with me against a deadline. Truth be told, I’ve been waiting all week because, left to my own devices, I would have met that deadline with several days, if not weeks, to spare. But my colleague doesn’t work like that. He likes to work right up to the deadline. Last time we had seven minutes to spare, I kid you not. He likes to take things to the edge; he says the view is better from there. My other colleagues who work with him with laugh at this thing about […]

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Kneejerk!

I was nipping to the shops earlier today in the rain and I caught myself driving like a London driver and responding to other (idiot!) drivers in an unnecessarily vocally aggressive way, out of habit. I pulled up to the traffic lights behind someone who was letting another driver into our queue but due to some confusion it meant that only about three cars got through the shortish light instead of five, which would have included me. So I had to wait. Before I knew it I’d gone off on one. Talking loudly, I don’t think I was shouting, but […]

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