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Welcome to the archive. Here you’ll find pages of life advice on personal values, emotional intelligence, relationships, finding purpose, and much more.

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Three Fundamentals

Interviewers have numerous techniques for getting the guests to talk, and it begins with how they ask questions. One trick they learn is to refrain from asking questions that only require a yes/no response; they end up where they started with no conversation and the risk of “dead air”.
Hence a prepared interviewer will avoid this at all costs. One of their most common techniques is to ask the list type question. What music would you take to a desert island? Top three books you read this year? And on it goes…

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Considered Trust

Trust is one of the essential foundations of human society. It holds families and worlds together, and when broken, disaster follows. Families can fall about, and countries can go to war. We often see trust as a black and white concept. We can either trust or not but perhaps considered trust is a mature option. Something to ponder…

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Fortune On Four

According to the Oxford Dictionary: a Parlay is a cumulative series of bets in which winnings accruing from each transaction are used as a stake for a further bet. Today I look at four of life’s winning strategies that, if used together, can multiply your chances of coming out on top in the game of life.

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Thoughts By Owen Thomas To Ponder

Thoughts To Ponder

On a recent podcast, Prof Yuval Noah Harari discussed the concept of boredom and how we avoid it at all costs and yet it can be one of the most valuable experiences. To have time to wander around topics of interest without looking for a particular answer or end game – can lead to creating space in our minds to discover the new.

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The Two Dogs

This week I explore the legend of the two wolves inside of each of us. If you know the story I have a different take, and if its new too you – it has great power.

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Owen Thomas Explore Fear and its Effects On Our Lives

FEAR

At a dusty, outback, isolated Australian truck stop, two men leap out of their tent, prepared for the biggest fight of their life – a threat to their existence.

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Three Fast Easy to Read Tips to Live Life.

Even More Fast Three

Good things come in Three’s.. .so here we are the third and last of The Fast Three ( at least for the moment) tips and ideas that can impact your life. Lets Get Into It!

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Three Fundamentals

Interviewers have numerous techniques for getting the guests to talk, and it begins with how they ask questions. One trick they learn is to refrain from asking questions that only require a yes/no response; they end up where they started with no conversation and the risk of “dead air”.
Hence a prepared interviewer will avoid this at all costs. One of their most common techniques is to ask the list type question. What music would you take to a desert island? Top three books you read this year? And on it goes…

Read More »

Considered Trust

Trust is one of the essential foundations of human society. It holds families and worlds together, and when broken, disaster follows. Families can fall about, and countries can go to war. We often see trust as a black and white concept. We can either trust or not but perhaps considered trust is a mature option. Something to ponder…

Read More »

Fortune On Four

According to the Oxford Dictionary: a Parlay is a cumulative series of bets in which winnings accruing from each transaction are used as a stake for a further bet. Today I look at four of life’s winning strategies that, if used together, can multiply your chances of coming out on top in the game of life.

Read More »

Thoughts To Ponder

On a recent podcast, Prof Yuval Noah Harari discussed the concept of boredom and how we avoid it at all costs and yet it can be one of the most valuable experiences. To have time to wander around topics of interest without looking for a particular answer or end game – can lead to creating space in our minds to discover the new.

Read More »

The Two Dogs

This week I explore the legend of the two wolves inside of each of us. If you know the story I have a different take, and if its new too you – it has great power.

Read More »

FEAR

At a dusty, outback, isolated Australian truck stop, two men leap out of their tent, prepared for the biggest fight of their life – a threat to their existence.

Read More »

Even More Fast Three

Good things come in Three’s.. .so here we are the third and last of The Fast Three ( at least for the moment) tips and ideas that can impact your life. Lets Get Into It!

Read More »

More FAST THREE

Life itself has three parts – birth, life and death. Our bankers ever afraid of fraud created a banker’s 3 with a flat “top” to stop it being changed into an eight. And for those of us who are religious in nature many religions have Triple Gods – The Father, The Son and The Holy Ghost, in Christianity and the Hindu Trimurti with Brahma, Vishnu, and Shiva.

So today again we have three fast, easy to read, potentially life changing ideas to ponder, raise questions and absorb or reject. You won’t be bored.

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