Are you caught in the busyness cycle?

"Beware the barrenness of a busy life." Socrates Something very interesting happened to me after I left my job right at the beginning of this blog. I got busy. Not just filling my time busy but more like I gave myself more than I could possibly do in a day and then rushed to fit …

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Are you a spender or a saver?

“Tell me that you want the kind of things that money just can’t buy, I don’t care too much for money, money can’t buy me love” — The Beatles Mr Fire and I are very different people. I always used to almost "merge" into the person I was with: Same hobbies, same interests, same TV program …

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Do you have the ShopFloor money Mentality?

"You can't break poor people mentality. Once you grow up poor, you don't take anything for granted. It can have the negative side also because you can never truly be relaxed" Will Smith. Mr Fire and myself had one of our "normal not normal" conversations about our childhoods and how they differed. Neither one of …

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The Financial Excuse Mentality, Do you have it?

 “Ninety-nine percent of the failures come from people who have the habit of making excuses.” ―George Washington Carver Today during my normal hour long lunchtime phone call with Mr Fire, we picked up on something rather strange. One of the first things I loved about Mr Fire was his self awareness which I find is …

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