Truth Bomb Tuesday: Stress is the new fat

I give you a new way to think about stress No point getting stressed. Seriously. There isn’t. Not a single point on offer. I’ve watched my fair share of people navigate through deals and deadlines, and it really seems that as a society, we venerate stress. We admire it. We take it on board and […]

Truth Bomb Tuesday: Vegans, leave the farmers alone

I just need to let farmers know that they haven’t been forgotten. I’m hearing reports of vegans attacking farmers and their farms, and I just feel I need to respond to that. It’s been a long time since I drafted cattle on my family’s cattle farm, and my hands are way too soft these days […]

Truth Bomb Tuesday: rejection = death

Are you afraid of rejection? It is completely natural. “She’s just afraid of rejection.” I was a bit uncomfortable where this conversation was going. I think they were trying to be constructive – trying to explain away some of here more annoying insecurities by pinning them to some sort of psycho-babble. And look, the fear […]

Truth Bomb Tuesday: the magic of the ‘ripple effect’

Many of my students have observed ‘the ripple effect’. But what’s actually going on here. Let me tell you a story about Richard. Richard isn’t his real name. I just chose Richard becomes it reminds me of the word ‘ripple’, and it’s the ripple effect that I really want to talk about today. And I’m […]