I am sitting on the most uncomfortable of chairs in a Starbucks and feel like asking for a refund on my expensive coffee. I don’t mind a Starbucks, its one of any a coffee shop I would use and at most times it is for the purpose of taking time out to relax, drink, eat and do a bit of work. The refund I am … Continue reading Rubber Bands and Flashing Lights
I am at work. I see yet another ‘Stop, Start and Continue’ exercise forming on the wipe board in front of me because someone has jumped up with unadulterated enthusiasm, grabbed the wipe pen and decided that this would be the best way to organise our actions. I don’t disagree. He is a good guy. Although, my heart sucks inside my brain. Why? Because no … Continue reading Just go ahead and Stop.
I am saving like crazy. I have a target and a focus. It’s a Tony Robbins size target. One that ‘pulls’ me rather than one that ‘pushes’ me. Dip into some Tony Robbins for that reference as he makes it so clear how motivation works. You will love his insights. Check out his podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/the-tony-robbins-podcast/id1098413063?i=1000461501632 This focus of mine, this dream, is in part how … Continue reading Buying a Home.
Sometimes you need to ask for help. There were times that I knew I wanted to ask for help but I didn’t or more to the point I wouldn’t. The reason for this was always some sort of nonsensical pride. I have since learned the hard way to ask for help. In these moments, I have also learned to offer and give help and more … Continue reading Hold Out Your Hand
I was back home to Scotland for the holiday season and a friend found out that I was working on F.I.R.E and was asking a whole lot of questions when we were out for a night having a beer. Like many people in the UK, he had not heard of this new concept, but was intrigued to find out more about it so the conversation … Continue reading The Simple Stuff.
The latte factor was the core idea of a book by David Bach: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Latte-Factor-Dont-Have-Rich/dp/1982120231, In his book, David Bach tells a compelling story that played out how much money your could save if you cut out your daily coffee and invested it on a regular basis. I have to say, his extrapolation of the savings and the returns were a bit crazy wild and he … Continue reading Saving Small Amounts.