“What would you do if you won the Lotto?” he asked. “Add a fiver and pay all me bills.” she replied with an exasperated look on her face. That was an actual conversation that I witnessed many moons ago when I lived in Dublin, not long after the Lotto (Ireland’s Lottery) was launched in the…

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Billy Connolly said it best when he suggested if we want to be healthy we need to “…eat less and move more!” Brilliant! I have created a short four-part mini-series of blogs/vlogs/podcasts discussing the four pillars of self-care which are: Health Wealth Relationships Spirit and I am doing so under the umbrella of POYOOMF –…

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I was talking with a few friends about this recently and it is becoming more obvious to me all the time that we just aren’t taking care of ourselves. Victor Frankl, the Holocaust Survivor and author of ‘Man’s Search for Meaning‘, said, “We detect, rather than invent, our missions in life.” and I love that…

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Neither Steve Jobs nor Bill Gates invented the computer, they just took an existing technology and figured out how it could be used in far more reaching ways than ever conceived by its inventors. Steve Forbes, Editor-in-chief of the 100 year plus Forbes Magazine spoke from the Pendulum New York stage a number of weeks…

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“I’m sorry Dave, I’m afraid I can’t do that.” Some of us of a certain vintage will remember those chilling words uttered from the electronic (albeit very human-like) voice of HAL 9000, the all-pervasive sentient computer in Stanley Kubrick’s hit move, 2001: a space odyssey which first aired in 1968. Basically, the computer had been…

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Entrepreneurial Constipation – sounds uncomfortable yet many rookie or wannabe entrepreneurs suffer terribly. The problem is, entrepreneurs by their nature see opportunity everywhere, their entrepreneurial radar is on 24/7 and so they are plagued (or blessed) with a constant stream of ideas, where they believe they see a gap in the market. The rookie however,…

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