This year, is this going to be ‘the one’, or is it going to be ‘the next one’?
‘The next one’ is the one where the outcome is to get it done. We do enough to get it finished. It’s not the end-goal, but it keeps you busy.
On the other hand, if this is ‘the one’, then the outcome is not to get it done, the outcome is to achieve your goal.
If this is ‘the one’, then in the end if you haven’t achieved your ultimate outcome then it isn’t the end.
Is 2017 going to be a year to celebrate, or a year to fill up?
There’s a tendency to gather information, and more information, and more information, indefinitely if a decision is important.
Your next 40 years will be determined by your next ten years.
A mantra I live by in business is, ‘tolerance is the enemy of excellence.’
Functional fixes are not solutions for existential misalignments.
If you’re buying your lunch from someone, what happens if he’s 20cms shorter than you?
It’s almost certain that what’s being agreed isn’t fully understood.
Don’t be a dick.
Five hundred years ago, Michel de Montaigne said: “My life has been filled with terrible misfortune; most of which never happened.”
In tennis, the majority of the game is spent volleying.
I own a wealth management company called MedCapital