First, in a knowledge economy, learning and thinking are the single best long-term investments you can make in your career. Learning and thinking determine our decisions. Then, decisions determine our results. The No. 1 Lifelong Habit Of Warren Buffett: The 5-Hour Rule

Stop asking “any questions?” – use Steve Jobs’ version instead It’s great to see what pearls of wisdom one can glean while having a coffee. Which is why the #wordonthestreet section of TimeOut London is a favourite of mine. The Mission’s Andy Raskin relates how he overheard a mentorship conversation in Read more…

Learnings on stoicism from Marcus Aurelius’ Meditations Jeremy Anderberg at Art of Manliness recently read and wrote down notes about Marcus Aurelius’ famous Meditations, a collection of wisdoms and advices to himself. The distilled learnings feature words to live by (below or much more detailed in Jeremy’s post). 1. Every Read more…

On the importance of adapting your material to your audience’s logic: deductive VS inductive cultures in presentations and training When working with applications-first people (US, UK): Presentations: Make your arguments effectively by getting right to the point. Stick to concrete examples, tools and next steps. Spend relatively little time building Read more…