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5 Undeniable Signs You Are a Workaholic

Workaholics are addicts. Their addiction is no different to other addictions such as drugs, alcohol, sex, you name it. The only difference is that being addicted to work is socially acceptable and in some cultures venerated. The consequences of work addiction are similar to those others not so socially acceptable addictions: broken homes, ill health,

6 Quirks of the Corporate World (and counting)

I was talking to a former work colleague in recent days and he was going on about his week at work. Just so happens he is still working for a large FMCG company, just like I did for almost 10 years. After that conversation, I couldn't help but reflect about the annoying quirks that come

5 + Learnings From My Own Career Change

Deciding to leave my stable and financially comfortable corporate career was probably amongst the hardest decisions I've had to make in my life to this day. Doesn't matter how much you reflect and read about it, it is never easy and it feels different for each person. As I was having a great week doing

5 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Started My Corporate Career

Hindsight is great isn't it? How many times have you told yourself, "I wish I knew that"? Well, the joy of living is the process of learning. That is what our experiences are for. The good, the bad and the ugly. When it comes to career, it is no different. University doesn't really teach you

7 Signs of People that Overcomplicate Things

Einstein himself said, “Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler?” Have you noticed some people are able to keep it simple while others have a way of complicating anything? What makes them different? How do you know you are one who tends to complicate things? I have noticed that happy, relaxed

Minimalism: Living Rich with Less

Minimalism: Living Rich with Less It has been a while since my last post. Things have been busy. It is in the spirit of "busy"ness that I am sending you this newsletter. I came a across an organisation named The Minimalists. It was founded by two friends that left their six-figure careers, with fancy