How you treat cabbages is the key to your success

An Indian parable that points to the essence of personal growth. There’s a teaching story out of India I really love. There’s someone living on rocky and infertile island. One day someone comes out of the water and says to them, “What are you doing here? You should come across to this other island. It’s […]

Truth Bomb Tuesday: 50 Shades of Failure

I think most of us have our success/failure grading scale calibrated all wrong. For most people, I think there’s one grade of success, and then fifty shades of failure beneath it. Like Success Partial failure Total Failure Miserable Failure Total Trainwreck This is one of those instances where we are just too hard on ourselves. […]

Sunny Skies For Perth Property Portfolios

Happy news at last for Perth, and how to read this particular piece of data. It’s always a risky business calling turns in the market cycle, but I’m going to go out on a limb and say that Perth has turned the corner. This is going to sound strange when Perth is still posting some […]

Thinking about thinking… ?

Our thinking about thinking is probably wrong. The idea that our thoughts are ours – that they arise out of our own brains – is relatively new. For a long time, in many civilisations, it was believed that your thoughts emerged from an interplay with your environment. It’s probably hard for us to imagine what […]