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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It’s human nature, no-one is immune, though some appear better at it than others. Stuff happens that you don’t like – someone complains about you, your product or service and you don’t like it – so what should you do? The answer is something; you should do something about it and something is usually better…

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‘The hero and the coward both feel the same fear, but the hero uses his fear and projects it onto his opponent, while the coward runs. It’s the same fear; it’s what you do with it that matters.’ I read that recently and thought it an interesting concept to explore over coffee. Fear is a…

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