Truth Bomb Tuesdays: The “I’m ready” brain hack

Ok, I want you to imagine two people. The first person says, “I want to go sky-diving.” What do you see? Maybe you see someone day-dreaming about what they might do one day. Maybe they’re serious. Maybe it’s a pipe-dream. Who knows? Ok, now imagine some who says, “I am ready to go skydiving.” What do […]

Truth Bomb Tuesday: To All My Haters

I’ve received a lot of help over the years. This journey has been tough, but there were people who believed in me, Who supported me, Who gave me just the right words at just the right time, And I got through it. But for every person who believed in me, there were a hundred who […]

Truth Bomb Tuesdays: Hunt questions, not answers

They say that you don’t win a Nobel Prize for your answer. You win it for your question. Ask the right question, find the right way of framing the problem, look for what it is that no one else is seeing… and the secrets of the universe will open themselves to you. Our lives are […]

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 […]