The right people

The right people

Surround yourself with the right people — most other things will fall into place. For, it is the people in your life that largely define your everyday experience. And, even the harshest physical circumstances become more manageable with their fellowship. What’s more,...
On quiet quitting 

On quiet quitting 

Quiet quitting – where people consciously choose not to go the extra mile at work – is much less about employers. It is much more about achievement-obsessed moderns who cling to careerism for their self-worth, adjusting to reality. Being employed so that you can put...
Whose desires are you desiring?

Whose desires are you desiring?

Being content with less is a super power. It gives you tremendous freedom and flexibility in how you live, but it is easier said than done. For, what exactly are we even talking about when we refer to ‘less’? Is it simply your possessions, or must you temper your...
The Founders’ Curse

The Founders’ Curse

Growth is an inevitable part of founding something that actually works out commercially. Yet, as much as growth is a sign of success, it can also become the founders’ curse. Because growth means that at some point, a founder will have to choose between two...
Freedom can be scary

Freedom can be scary

After years of institutionalised education and employment, it is easy to feel lost without some externally imposed routine. Freedom can be scary and fear of it is a huge barrier to change.   “What else would I do?”  Recently, I’ve been nudging an old friend who has no...