The secret message in old Shakespeare

Shakespeare had some amazing things to say about being in integrity, generous and abundant. Shakespeare left the world a lot of wisdom and many wonderful turns of phrase. After 400 years though, you do have to wonder if some things are not getting lost in translation. Take the saying, “to your own self be true.” […]

I’m still pissed off – 6 years later!

“Hopelessly conflicted” pretty much sums it up. The Hayne Banking Royal Commission keeps delivering the goods. To those of us in the wealth industry, we knew it was a crooked shop. Still, the banks have a lot of power and so I expected a fair bit of it to be kept under the rug. But […]

Truth Bomb Tuesday: The fame delusion

Why everybody wants to be famous, and why it has to make us unhappy. Why do so many people want to be famous? As someone who is partially famous (yes I am! In certain circles…) I can tell you its not worth it. Fame is a con. Seriously, you should see some of the crap […]

Truth Bomb Tuesday: The language of creativity

If you’re coming from this place, you could be making it difficult for yourself How do you stay hungry? Some people draw drive from negative experiences in their past. Think of the boy born into poverty who becomes a successful fund manager. Driven by a need to never be poor again, he excels at getting […]

Proof – Still world’s of opportunity

There are a lot more opportunities for property investors than there used to be. “If only I’d bought ten years ago!” How many times have you heard that? (Me, I’ve heard it a dozen times year for the past twenty years!) It’s also pointing to a particular investment style I don’t find particularly inspiring – […]