Life is too short to be afraid

Dreading meetings with your boss, or your customers, or your suppliers? Not looking forward to reading your emails? Afraid to look at your bank balance? You’re living with fear. What’s the point of going through life with fear? First, it’s not fun. Second, it’s not constructive. Don’t be afraid of work. Yes, there could be a…

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The Big Almanac Podcast – Part 7

Excerpts from Be A Hero: Lessons and tips on how to find success and happiness, and mostly importantly, how to be a Hero. 10. FAMILY 10.1 Don’t neglect your family 10.2 Seven reasons to marry young 10.3 Seven ways children make you a better person 10.4 Make a living and live at the same time…

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The Big Almanac Podcast – Part 6

Excerpts from Be A Hero: Lessons and tips on how to find success and happiness, and mostly importantly, how to be a Hero. 10. FAMILY (20 minutes) 10.1 Don’t neglect your family 10.2 Seven reasons to marry young 10.3 Seven ways children make you a better person 10.4 Make a living and live at the…

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The Big Almanac Podcast – Part 5

Excerpts from Be A Hero: Lessons and tips on how to find success and happiness, and mostly importantly, how to be a Hero. 8. ADVERSITY (continued) (20 minutes)  8.6 Don’t run away 8.7 Forget about revenge 8.8 Take it like a man 8.9 Four steps for recovering from failure 8.10 There’s only one way out…

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The Big Almanac Podcast – Part 4

Excerpts from Be A Hero: Lessons and tips on how to find success and happiness, and mostly importantly, how to be a Hero. 6. HABITS (continued) (20 minutes) 6.11 Nap 6.12 Meditate 6.13 Pray 7. PEOPLE 7.1 Find your tribe 7.2 Be yourself 7.3 Watch out for slackers 7.4 Beware people that keep their options…

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The Big Almanac Podcast – Part 3

Excerpts from Be A Hero: Lessons and tips on how to find success and happiness, and mostly importantly, how to be a Hero. 4. PHILOSOPHY (continued) (20 minutes)  4.6 Control your Destiny 4.7 Listen to the Universe 5. SELF-AWARENESS 5.1 Know thyself 5.2 Know what you don’t know 5.3 Know your motives 5.4 Use your…

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The Big Almanac Podcast – Part 2

Excerpts from Be A Hero: Lessons and tips on how to find success and happiness, and mostly importantly, how to be a Hero. 3. CHARACTER (continued) (20 minutes) 3.7 Give it your best shot, no excuses 3.8 Help other people 3.9 Make haste slowly 3.10 Tell the truth 3.11 Never lie 3.12 Maximise your energy…

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The Big Almanac Podcast – Part 1

Excerpts from Be A Hero: Lessons and tips on how to find success and happiness, and mostly importantly, how to be a Hero. 1. THE BEGINNING (20 minutes) 1.1 Follow your dreams 1.2 Don’t follow your passion 1.3 Love life 1.4 Keep moving 1.5 Stop trying to save the world 1.6 Lessons from a Frog…

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Stop waiting

Are you waiting? For more savings? For more experience? For more customers? Stop waiting. Start your business, now.Stop waiting and start living.

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Don’t make promises about the future

“We will be the biggest company in the world!” “We will invent a time machine!” “We will reinvent the Internet!” Don’t let this be you. Every time you make a prediction about the future you open yourself up to attack. You’re either arrogant, or you’re wrong. Why do it? Resist the temptation to make grandiose…

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Get a university education

Do you really need a degree? Steve Jobs and Bill Gates dropped out of university and look where they ended up. If they can do it, why not you? Pay no attention to the outliers. There are thousands of people with degrees that have made a success of their lives. There are millions of people…

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Make your own business cards

Business cards are important. They create a first impression. They’re fun to design. Don’t delegate them. Use a site like Moo.com. Choose a thick stock. Create a snazzy design. Order 100. They’ll arrive at your office one week later. No need for a middle man. No need for an agency. No need to delegate. Make your…

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