Interrupting bad behaviours to replace them with good

I’ll be honest, for a little while I let myself get wrapped up in news stories. Predominantly the stuff going on with Trump in the US and the nonsense going on over here with Brexit. Sure, some of it was entertaining and we all like to let ourselves get a little outraged sometimes, but following the Read More

Don’t Sweat The Small Stuff (And It’s All Small Stuff)

Yes, this post title has been directly pinched from the title (and subtitle) of a very famous book; Don’t Sweat The Small Stuff by Richard Carlson. If you don’t have this book, you should make a point to pick it up. If you do have this book, I encourage you to read it or re-read it.

Your Career Is Made Up Of Life And Business Skills

One of my hopes for this blog, and generally the content I share here, is that it may help others who find themselves somewhere on the same path as I am. That may be where they’ve learned enough Excel to be able to list it as one of their skills, and they want to know where Read More

Blinkist: A Summary

A week ago I asked the question: Is Blinkist worth subscribing for? Just a few days later, I really wasn’t sure. Despite enjoying the summaries I’d read on the app, the numerous other options out there really threw me off. If I could get something the same for free, why should I pay for the app? Read More

How Loose Ends Feed Us

NetFlix recently launched a series of shorts from different contributors, called Love, Death and Robots. After watching a couple, it wasn’t hard to carry on watching another and another. Some are pretty gory, but they all have something in common besides the Love, Death and Robots; ideas.

Not Going Bananas For Another Week

Machine Learn/Scraping My experiment with machine learning yesterday didn’t work out quite as I hoped, I found a lot more questions than I found answers, although I didn’t really find any answers. I think it’s something that you can’t just dip into and find what you’re after, you need to learn about things first to know Read More

Changing My Mind

Yesterday I didn’t post directly about failure, rather I focused on the tools (ie: books) that would help others learn to deal with failure better. Today I am going to post directly about failure because I remembered something very interesting from the very good book Black Box Thinking by Matthew Syed that I wish to share Read More