A Letter to Parents

Dear Mum and Dad …

No not really, but that’s probably how I’d start it if this was a letter to them.

This letter is to all parents, and to the children too, because we’re all … someone’s kids.

This one is a hard one to write. Why? Because I don’t have kids. And that makes it hard for me to relate to parents. I tip my cap to you all, because I like time to myself. I’m pretty self centered too. Honestly I don’t really see myself as paternal material. But anyway.

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So … how is your relationship with risk?

We may not think about it, but relationships go much further than the ones we have with the people around us. In fact some of the most important relationships are the ones we fail to realise even exist.

These are the same relationships that shape and dictate our behaviour through every day events and actions through to some of the biggest decisions of our lives.

One of the most important relationships that you may not even know you have is your relationship with ‘Risk’ – the relationship that determines when you ‘take a chance’ and ‘when you don’t’.

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Dividends. Are they Worth it?

Above all else I’m about getting cash flow heavy. After all cash flow is where personal wealth starts. If you can achieve cash flow, then you can use money as a tool instead of a treating it emotionally like most of us do.

There are vast numbers of ways to generate cash flow, and one option that keeps on popping up is taking advantage of ‘dividends.’

So let’s take a look at them and find out what all the fuss is about

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Why Failure is so easy to accept

(Photo by: Marvin Ng)

Why do we accept failure so easily?

Very few people are honest enough to openly talk about what they want. Social pressure and long held beliefs tell us that wanting more is greedy, but there is a silent underground of achievers out there who do talk about wanting more, and within this faction there are two camps. Those that ‘do’, and those that ‘talk!’

Those that do, not only achieve toward their goals, but many also do their best within reason to inspire and motivate those who talk to come across to the doing camp!

Failing is easy. Failing is comfortable and more often than not this is how the conversation goes!

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