Mates Rates

Running your own business can be difficult at the best of times, but for me helping people out is one of the hardest issues that you don’t need to deal with when working for someone else. Dealing with friends in business is fraught with problems: money respect communication (from both...

Happiness in the age...

Happiness is neither virtue not pleasure nor this thing nor that, but simply growth. We are happy when we are growing. William Butler Yeats   I was listening to the Tim Ferriss podcast with Seth Godin the other day and noticed that Seth doesn’t use social media apart from to...

Law firm after works...

Toop’s Top Ten...

I often get asked by people that are keen to start their own business or freelance. Some because they are young entrepreneurs, others because they have started working in the corporate world and find it wanting. The thing that annoys me about a lot of these types of posts is that the lists...

Social Spam

If you’re reading this post then there is a fair chance I sent you the link because you asked me to put up a post on my Facebook wall or send messages to one of my databases etc. I’ve had 5 requests in the last 2 days so I figured its time to do this!   One of the reasons that...

GTD leadership proje...

As part of upskilling our DJs we’re currently doing a Getting Things Done workshop and I thought I would put up part of the process here. The idea is to give our crew a understanding of this methodology so that they may use it as a whole or integrate parts into their existing way of...