Wanting the ball

By |November 11th, 2014|

Alex Ferguson, love him or hate him, is one of the most successful football managers of all time. He really had a wonderful career. He had a lot of less lovable qualities but he knew how to organize and […]

The world keeps turning

By |October 20th, 2014|

I remember when I stopped ice skating, it was a jolt to the system. I was only 17. My life had revolved around school, then ice skating and then repeat. I enjoyed it immensely but it felt like it […]

What could you do better?

By |September 11th, 2014|

We live in an imperfect world with imperfect people all around us. It is the constant striving of so many to be better that makes us such an intriguing species.

Certain moments may feel perfect, but they rarely are. Perfection […]

Living in the rear view mirror

By |August 27th, 2014|

Sometimes things don’t work out. You prepare as thoroughly as you can, you follow all the right steps, you give everything you have. But, it still doesn’t happen for you.

Often people can feel demoralised. However, I think it’s a […]

Don’t be a victim

By |August 20th, 2014|

“Events, my dear boy, events”.

So said Harold Macmillan reflecting on the impact unexpected occurrences have on a career and life. It’s true. We’ve all been through them. Events both large and small conspire to throw our lives off the […]

Life will change, so prepare for it

By |August 13th, 2014|

A hundred teenage movies growing up reminded me that my later teenage years were the best days of my life. I always thought “I bloody hope not”. Don’t get me wrong, I enjoyed them a lot. However, life isn’t […]

You get one chance

By |August 6th, 2014|

I’m lucky to be working in an industry I really enjoy. I was part of the Computer club at school and have always loved the internet industry. I trained as a lawyer and actually finished law school before the […]

Grace in defeat

By |July 30th, 2014|

Watching the Federer v Djokovic Wimbledon final a few weeks ago I should have been saddened by Federer’s loss in 5 sets. I’ve always been a Federer fan. At his best he seemed to redesign the concept of space […]

Argue the why

By |July 9th, 2014|

The television version of life would tell you that an argument/discussion is about who is right and who is wrong. You each present your side and then whatever side is the most right will “win the argument”. Obviously, this […]

A little help from my friends

By |June 25th, 2014|

Over the last 10 years I’ve lived in 4 countries and 6 cities. I’ve been lucky to have the opportunity to have these different experiences. I’ve also been lucky to meet so many great people at each of these […]