Category: Planning

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....

Focus on what you can control

In life, it pays to focus on the things we can control. Of course, that’s not always the case: we like watching movies and reading novels, and follow sports teams, even though we can’t...

Plan. But don’t over-plan.

“Plans are worthless, but planning is everything.” – Dwight D Eisenhower I believe that it’s important to plan. That should be obvious: after working in various roles, I’ve found my current calling as a...

How to predict the future

Trying to predict the future is hard. And in some ways, it’s impossible. But it’s a valuable exercise. Because in “predicting” the future, we also increase the likelihood that we can shape it. Lately, I’ve...