Category Archives: Lifestyle Design

Possessions, Stuff and a Guide on How to Buy Smart

‘A lot of times, people don’t know what they want until you show it to them.’ – Steve Jobs We all want things. We sometimes want them so badly, we ‘need’ them. To satisfy those wants, we have to spend … Continue reading

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The Effective Student BLUEPRINT

This following post is a presentation I gave not so long ago to Year 11s and 12s at the school I graduated from. I thought I’d share the transcript with you. I’ve changed it up a bit so it’s more … Continue reading

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Interrupting Interruptions: How to Deal with Notifications, Messages and Email

Back in May, I promised I’d dedicate a post on how to ‘train’ others to respect your time. This is it. You’re working on some high brain requiring task. You’re in the zone, or at least you think you are. … Continue reading

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The Education of Millionaires & How your formal education doesn’t provide you the tools you need for financial security and fulfillment

‘Two more days. Then the weekend. Then repeat the process,’ said a beaten down, slumped family friend as he sat next to me on the bus. It was 7.30 pm and he’d finished work late that Wednesday, not an ounce … Continue reading

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Sleep is a Force Multiplier: Have the Energy to Move a Mountain

“If you’re going to do something tonight that you’ll be sorry for tomorrow morning, sleep late.” – Henny Youngman Why is it on some days you feel great and some days you feel like total crap? You decide to wake … Continue reading

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The 1 Month No-TV Experiment

‘I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book’ – Groucho Marx It’s been 40 days since I last sat in front of a TV, to watch … Continue reading

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