Category: Defining Wealth

Don’t yuk yums (financial or otherwise)

One of my all-time favourite podcast names is “Death, Sex, Money”. Three words. Three highly emotive topics. Three topics that many people find hard to talk about. Talk about clear, concise, and effective. Money is highly emotional. Money...

What price a dream

Consider this article a personal allegory. At a superficial level, it’s about my desire to own a Porsche Cayman. At a deeper level, it’s about having a clear-eyed perspective in relation to your goals....

How to be interesting

I’m not the most socially skilled person in the world. But I’m a LOT better than I used to be. Although there are some situations where I’m still not good, there are some social...

Situational ethics

Ethics is interesting The topics of ethics and morality, in the abstract, elicit eye-rolls in many people. But those same topics often provoke the most interesting and engaging conversations with these same people. Because...

The copy and paste personality

The most damning revelation you can make about yourself is that you do not know what is interesting and what is not. – Kurt Vonnegut When I first heard the phrase “copy and paste personality”,...

Thought(crime)s on parenting

(Not directly related to money. But related to the greatest form of riches. I wrote this article several years ago but didn’t have a forum for publishing it. Thanks to school holidays I don’t...