Slow Down: There’s No Rush

A podcast by Timothy Ferriss re-iterated what I had already read once or twice in his book, the 4-Hour Workweek; we are living in an Overwork Epidemic; it’s almost wimpy not to work hundreds of hours in a week. isn’t it, even though we know it’s not SMART? Just a few pointers for those of you who haven’t read the book yet. It’s about Lifestyle Design -v- Long Haul Career Planning where you work for 40 years with those ridiculous working hours and other strains on your personal life and maybe, just maybe, you get to retire on some sort of […]

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The Story So Far: What I’ve Learned from 37 Years of Working for Myself

After only four unsatisfactory years in employment between 1973 and 1977, I accidentally started my own first business. And despite struggling with maths as a teenager, this only turned out to be an accountancy business. Although I knew by then that I wanted to be self-employed, what I didn’t know was that I was not really an accountant, more an entrepreneur and later a serial business owner. The cross which the creative entrepreneur has to bear is waking up every day with a new idea for a business, each more exciting and compelling than the last. But focus and follow […]

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