Breaking Bad - we should all do it

For some time I’ve been hearing about what a great show “Breaking Bad” is, although I had never watched it. I also heard that the last season (season 6) had been shown and now it’s all over. I think the thing that put me off was the summary, which said that Walter White receives a diagnosis of terminal lung cancer and with nothing to lose, and only a few years to live, he uses his training as a chemist to cook and sell crystal meth with one of his former students. How interesting could that be I wondered? I don’t really like the glamorisation of illegal drugs and I was sure that’s what it would be about. How wrong could I have been? [Read the full article…]

Millionaire MBA (a review)

Millionaire MBA

The Millionaire MBA is an audio business mentoring programme that I came across a few years ago. I should just say right off the bat that if you follow the programme you don’t actually receive an MBA degree or a certificate, but the Millionaire MBA programme does provide information that will help you become a […]

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Drink less alcohol – get more done

Drink less alcohol - get more done

Some of the information available on alcohol consumption is quite confusing. There’s no doubt that excessive alcohol consumption is very harmful, leading to liver disease, high blood pressure, brain damage and an increased risk of developing cancer. For example, NIH provide resources on the harmful effects of heavy drinking. However, it’s the information on moderate […]

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Who’s got the power?

Can you spot who’s got the power? Have you ever wondered how some people seem to have all the power? Maybe it’s at work, socially or in sports situations. Others seem to defer to them, worry about what they will think, allow them to dictate the mood in any setting and take care over what […]

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The winner effect: the science of success and how to use it (a review)

The Winner Effect

How power affects your brain “” was written by Ian Robertson and came out in 2012. The hardback version has the subtitle, “How Power Affects Your Brain” (as shown in the picture here), but I guess the publishers thought that saying that it was about, “The Science of Success and How To Use It”, would […]

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Whaddya really wanna do?

You can get as enthusiastic as you like about being successful generally but it seems to me that after a while you will get fed up unless you are pursuing something you are really passionate about. The goal of undefined success can only keep you going for so long. Are bankers happy? You might have […]

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Aaaayy! Make like The Fonz

Make like The Fonz

Do you remember a television show from the 1970s called “Happy Days”? In case you’re too young to remember, or so old that you’ve forgotten, it was about the Cunningham family, who lived in 1950s Milwaukee: Mr & Mrs C, and the kids Richie, Joannie and Chuck (who didn’t last long). The Cunninghams had a […]

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Money, money, money – how do you get rich?

Money, money, money - how do you get rich?

I’m not poor, but… If you’re already rich, or at least have as much money as you want, then this may not be for you. However, if you see people doing things that only your lack of money prevents you doing, then read on. A lot of people who couldn’t be described as poor have […]

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An old Steve Jobs video

This video is a few of years old now but most people I tell about it haven’t seen it, so maybe you haven’t either. It’s a speech that Steve Jobs gave at a Stanford University graduation ceremony and it’s one of the most inspiring things you’ll ever see. Three stories In the video Steve tells […]

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