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How to fear less by practicing poverty

I have been reading stoic philosophy recently after listening to various Tim Ferriss podcasts. One of the things, among many, that I have learnt, is that Stoics used to practice poverty, even when they had plenty of money. There were several reasons for this, but the ones that resonated with me were first; to remove…

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Personal development

How to earn a living doing work you love

I have been working in the creative industries for the past five years and the thing that has constantly surprised me is the amount of people who are unfulfilled with the work they do. It’s a surprise because the creative industries are difficult to break into and make a successful career from. Therefore you would…

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Productivity

10 apps that will make you a master of time management

I recently wrote an article on productivity and time management where I mentioned some apps that I use on a regular basis to help me manage my time. Since then I’ve had lots of people asking me more about the apps and how I use them in relation to the tools and techniques I mentioned. The app…

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Personal development

3 simple steps to achieving your goals and ambitions

We all have goals and ambitions that we want to achieve but sometimes its hard to see how we can attain them, more often than not we decide that it will be too hard and give up. There are lots of reasons for this and I’m sure you could write a whole list which describes why…

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Personal development

How to add more value to your work

This is a reflection on why I believe you don’t need to focus on being ‘brilliant’, or even all that ‘talented’, to make an impact with your creative projects and make ripples in the world.  It’s a discussion about how, sometimes, the best work that we can do isn’t necessarily the work that’s screaming to…

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Productivity

5 techniques to increase your productivity at crucial times

We are all familiar with the days where it seems like time just flies by and we have very little to show for it. If you are self-employed or run your own business, it’s likely that you have experienced the struggle of being productive vs being busy at least a few times. This article aims…