A Mindfulness Guide for the Frazzled

“500 years ago no-one died of stress: we invented this concept and now we let it rule us. We might have evolved to be able to miraculously balance on seven-inch heels, but as far as our emotional development is concerned we’re still swimming with the pond scum. If we don’t advance our more human qualities then we’re doomed evolution-wise to …

The Business of Sport

I recently read an article that spoke about the automatic qualifications rules for large sporting events. By that I mean the varied stages at which football clubs enter the FA cup, the set up in snooker where the top 16 players in the world automatically qualify whilst the other 16 places are filled from qualification, and many more. The article …

#AskGaryVee

#AskGaryVee: One Entrepreneur’s Take on Leadership, Social Media, and Self-Awareness. The new book by entrepreneur, Gary Vaynerchuck, #AskGaryVee is an extension of his YouTube show, The #AskGaryVee Show (or shoooooooooooooooooow to avid watchers). In the show he answers questions sent in by viewers, usually based around business, social media and his values, with the odd wine or sport question thrown …

Starting a Blog

“I want to start a blog/company/about me page – I want a website. But I need to know how to code, right? Sure there are free sites out there I can use, but I can’t customise it to suit what I want! What about hosting? That’s expensive isn’t it? And I’m no IT technician, what if something goes wrong? I …

Useless Skills

I’m self-taught to juggle, yo-yo, perform magic tricks and now I’m learning the guitar. I’m far from accomplished in any of these, yet I’ve reached a stage where I’m happy to move onto the next challenge. Once I’ve learnt how to juggle or play a song on a guitar, what do I do with the skill? Apart from attempting to …