Is Social Media Making us Anti-Social?

Social Media ninja Gary Vaynerchuck says no… Well of course he would. Social Media is the blood of his business and his personal brand. But I think he honestly believes it, and I agree with him. Let’s first define Anti-Social – google brings up two definitions… contrary to the laws and customs of society, in a way that causes annoyance …

What is your Release?

Hard work is the key to success right? If you want to succeed, you need to maximise your time and work as hard as you can. Work, eat, sleep, repeat. Not only is that ridiculously hard, it’s probably really unhealthy. The first reason people have as to why this approach to each day is unhealthy, is the reality that people …

Can Passion Get in the Way?

Passion is a word that has come up in a number of conversations I’ve had recently. Referred to by some of my friends as the ‘p-word’. It has surprised me how many people detest the word, how many people think it’s over used and how many people think it can actually be a barrier to success. It’s often said that …

Imagine Going to University in North Korea

Imagine going to University and having no access to the internet. Imagine not being allowed to have a mobile phone. Imagine not being allowed to leave the campus. Imagine eating the same food day in day out and following the same routine every hour of every day. Imagine doing all of that willingly, because you know nothing different. That is …

Don’t Set Your New Year’s Resolutions Just Yet

I admire anyone who has the will to improve themselves in some way. Whether it’s by losing weight, reading more or even smiling more often. Any improvement, big or small, is a step in the right direction. It is at this time of year that my social media feeds are full of posts stating such aims, I like to see …