Business Systems Architect

Brevity is the soul of wit

If you can say something in one sentence, don’t use two.

Don’t use ten words if three will do.

Why?

Because it’s easy to read. Or hear. And comprehend.

But most importantly… ONLY short, and on-the-point messages get remembered.

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The Imminence of Death

One way or another, I'm facing death. Imminently. We all are. Maybe not in an imminent, impending-doom kinda way. But we all are, inching our way towards the inevitability with…
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Quantitatively

Value judgements are like opinions. Everyone has one. Nobody has the absolute truth. Quantitatively things can be much easier to achieve, or much more difficult. Quantitatively, however, things can be…
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Forms of Distraction

Lately I have found myself somewhat out of control. Somewhat mesmerized by, and drowning in a sea of distractions. Albeit these are forms of distraction you wouldn't normally refer to…
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Journey of A Thousand Miles

I have mentioned before that I'm going to undertake a massive project this year - much bigger than any I have undertaken in the past. A journey far more treacherous…
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Principles of Warring In The Modern World

War and conflict. It's unavoidable. Different people want different things. Sometimes there is scarcity - real or perceived. Often, the solution people resort to is threatening someone, conflicting, battling or…
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As long as there’s a light

Sometimes, it's inordinately hard to push on. No matter what you do, the world seems to push back. People do not co-ordinate. Whatever you need isn't immediately available You don't…
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How to Get Into FLOW

Let's talk about how to get into flow. Story from this morning... Last night, before I went to sleep… I had a plan mapped out for the things I was…
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How to deal with the Fear of Failure

How to deal with the fear of failure. Let's talk about fear of failure today. It's a very real fear. Almost everything you want to achieve in life, that you…
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One question to ask yourself to lose bad habits & build good ones

Today I want to talk to you about consistency and the power of compounding, and how it can be used to lose bad habits. Now I often talk about these…
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Your demon to exorcise is you yourself

Watch any movie, and there’s the clearly obvious bad guy, or bad guys whom the protagonist fights. there's a demon to exorcise. The bad guy commits atrocities while helpless people…
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