Hold that question in your mind, and let's talk about how the goddess of Money is out to get you..
I'm aware that that sentence in itself is almost controversial. The classic joke about advertising is it works 50% of the time. But no one knows which 50%.
Do you have savings in cash? Oh Dear. Much less chocolate for you then.
If I was writing a financial blog, it’d be now that I’d give you a long sensible spiel about how you should always keep cash for emergencies. Not today.
I shall don the hat of Captain Obvious for just one moment: The internet has changed a lot in the last ten years.
Imagine this: A hazardous chemical has entered the water supply. There is no way to get..
If you enjoyed school, then you're probably a terrible trainer
It's also highly possible that...
Want to know how to test loyalty - ask 'em to bring a shovel
Friends. I always think you can divide your friends into..
The other day, my friend Kat sent my dog, Mr Chewie, a pig’s ear in the post. Now, she’s never taken up this kind of mob-behaviour of sending me...
Are you likely to tell everyone how well you did? That you totally nailed..
This is your weekly column. Well, when I said week, I only meant I’d publish it, you know, in a week. Not like weekly. Or on a schedule. And I didn't say which week it'd start.
Individual as we are, we're all influenced by the behaviour of our peers.
Giving people examples of others behaving badly is a really bad idea. Deadly, in fact.
Working for yourself means you’re always learning.
I want everyone to know this: Learning is a by-product of DOING.
First off - why is Snapchat is great — and Facebook should be restricted like alcohol?
I’m a big fan of Gary Vaynerchuk, and the way he views the world. Like him, I agree that TIME is our most precious asset.
My older sister had gone to Edinburgh to judge a dog show. Liza and I are very different, apart from the headline family trait of being utterly obstinate.
I’ve spent the last few weeks up in Edinburgh at the fringe, seeing a range of fun and exotic shows.
You’re driving on a motorway. As you approach a sign at 70 miles an hour (because you would never, ever speed), the sign says:
The way information is presented to you changes how you feel about it.
Everyone in finance loves..
Mondays are hard. Actually, working is hard. Here's a few things to distract yourself from the grinding monotony. Just don’t tell anyone it was me that led you astray!
Are people really lazy and stupid?
No. Well, yes. We are, collectively, incredibly bad at predicting the future..
There’s a fancy word that comes from Greek - meaning “to find” or “discover”. It’s called heuristics.
Machiavellian tactics have a powerful effect on negotiators’ performance.
Why you want sour grapes
Back when I was little, I loved Aesop’s fables. I also liked..
This week, Dan Price, CEO of Gravity Payments in the US slashed his own salary from a million dollars to $70,000.
Here’s a quick thought as we head in to the weekend – I was at the six nations rugby last weekend. Unlike football, rugby actively encourages drinking on the terrace.
It’s over 10 years since I first read it, and recently I’ve been pondering why it was a) so interesting and b) a better business book than any others I’ve read. What was it?
Your brain is lazy. It likes easy. It pretends it’s all clever and stuff, hanging around in meetings with other brains, using long words and pretending it cares.
The problem in my life, and yours, is essentially how to be happier. Marketing 101 will bang on about “happy customers”.
Scarcity is a problem of behaviour – humans are incredibly bad at forward planning under pressure. I’ve just finished reading the incredibly insightful..
You. You’re probably a little annoying. One of those people who wants to do it all their own way. Opinionated. Difficult.