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Jul 18

My £85 Million Mistake

You’ve possibly got a similar story…Around the end of 2009, start of 2010, i’d not long joined up with WMI and moved my business online. Doing this opens you up to getting pitched the latest greatest opportunity.Constantly! I would get several people pitching the same thing. Then they’d come back with something entirely different.Hold on… You’ve just […]

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Feb 03

Keep it simple, stupid!

I’ve gotten pretty good at this over the years…Keep’n it simple, stupid.KISS, an acronym for keep it simple, stupid, is a design principle noted by the US Navy in 1960. The KISS principle states most systems work best if they are kept simple rather than made complicated, therefore, simplicity should be a key goal in […]

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Feb 02

Try this, instead!

Did you set a few new year’s resolutions?Most people set one of the top 4. I’m sure you could guess them.Eat healthier, get more exercise, lose weight & save money. I’m sure a ‘less alcohol’ one would be up there too.But as i wrote a few days ago, most will have fugked it by the […]

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Jan 31

Telling the lollipop man how it is

Words have power!Power to break, power to heal, power to influence.In fact, i’d say words control your entire life. They direct your focus, if you like.Questions (words) are the steering wheel to where you’re headed. How many times have you looked out the window at the rain and said ‘what a shitty day’?It’s not a shitty […]

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Jan 20

Goal Setting for 2022

It’s that time of year again…You’ve fugked it all up already.Your 2022 goals, or should i say resolutions, are a distant memory. Again!Listen, i want you to have a great year. I want you to make it better than last year. Even if last year was good.But it’s going to take a bit more than […]

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May 11

Riding Bareback.

Ever been on a horse?My dad worked on a farm where one of the owners had girls with horses. They were about my age and we all got on well. (with the girls not the horses)They were always at me to get on and have a go but my answer was always something along the […]

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Apr 19

Goggins Challenge. A Journey into the mind. My mind!

You heard of the Goggins challenge?Run 4 miles, every 4 hours for 48 hours!I decided to do it 2 weeks before while out running listening to him talk about it. My first thought was it would be quite easy but after thinking about it i worked out it might actually be quite tough I’ve got […]

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Mar 04

Remember who’s watching

It’s our tagline here at Dads on fire!Because they ARE watching. And whether good or bad, you ARE setting an example!So Lynn over at Stoneyview Embroidery finished up our t-shirts and they arrived yesterday. I wanted them here for starting the Goggings 4x4x48 on Saturday am. 4am!I tried it on for size and strolled into […]

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Feb 27

Nutritional advice from a fat wee butter ba

Everyone loves giving you a bit of unsolicited advice, don’t they?My first real memory of people throwing all kinds of advice at me was when at about age 18 or so, when i was working on the farm, i let slip i was going to buy a tractor and start my own agricultural contracting business.It […]

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Feb 22

My favourite time of the day

Rituals are brilliant.If that’s maybe a little ‘woo woo’ sounding for you, call them routines. Either way, you know what’s going on, and when! Then they become habits, and habits rule your life and your results.I’ve always been big on the rituals. Especially the morning ritual. Someone said to me 16 years ago…Win the morning […]

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