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Month: February 2019

It’s All About The Money (Part 2)

It’s All About The Money (Part 2)

In my last post I talked about money and the changing landscape of business and how that affects things like getting a job and a lifelong income. I don’t think that the money skills that we learned in the past are adequate to help people develop and succeed in the current economic climate, even though they are still taught. Don’t get me wrong, I think living frugally, spending less than you earn, saving and investing are all still relevant, but…

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It’s All About the Money (Part 1)

It’s All About the Money (Part 1)

A few years ago I was working with a young lady in her 20’s who was talking about her spending habits and the fact that she had maxed out her credit card. I mentioned that that would mean she would have to change her spending so she could start paying it off and she remarked that it didn’t matter as she would just apply for another credit card from another bank. “It’s easy!” she said, “You just ask and they…

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School is for Stories

School is for Stories

Let me tell you a story. Once, not long ago, there was a young person of indiscriminate age, gender and ethnicity. They lived a fairly ordinary life. They had no special powers that they knew of, they weren’t the chosen one, or the one that everyone liked or didn’t like. In fact they were pretty average and quite ordinary. The only real super powers they displayed were courage, intelligence, creativity and a sense of humour. But then one day something…

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