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Repairing My Finances

Repairing My Finances

September 15th, 2014

Once upon a time, I was making a decent amount of money outside of work. Which was great considering I was making good money at[...]

Zen

Zen

July 2nd, 2014

It’s day 9 now. I’m in a Ford Transit in the south of Spain and we’re travelling to our next launch site. Paragliders in the[...]

Most Important Job Interview Tip

Most Important Job Interview Tip

November 25th, 2013

Search online for job interview tips and you’ll find a mountain of advice regarding what to do and not to do in order to impress[...]

5 points for successful living

5 points for successful living

November 21st, 2013

I was at an expo recently and met a businessman who had started many businesses over the years from the ground up. The man in[...]

Parents still feeling the recession

Parents still feeling the recession

November 20th, 2013

According to research carried out by Voucher Codes Pro, parents in the UK are spending less on their children than they were 12 months ago.[...]

Lollipops! And all free today!!!

Lollipops! And all free today!!!

November 19th, 2013

It was only last week that I wrote a post on payday loan companies who have been rumoured to be targeting children for payday loans. Well[...]

IT Staff: Are You Protected?

IT Staff: Are You Protected?

November 15th, 2013

The treatment of IT staff within the UK can vary drastically from company to company. When searching for a new job, it’s important to take[...]

Say kid, would you like a payday loan?

Say kid, would you like a payday loan?

November 14th, 2013

You all know the Sterling Effort view point on payday loans. In our opinion – they suck. They are aptly poised to catch the eye[...]

Failing is Fun! – Part 2: Accidental Intellectual Property Theft

Failing is Fun! – Part 2: Accidental Intellectual Property Theft

November 12th, 2013

Continuing our ‘Failing is Fun’ series, I’d like to tell you about another failed software project.

Earlier this year, as is typical for my leisurely life,[...]

Escaping the Rat Race: Living the Recurring Dream

Escaping the Rat Race: Living the Recurring Dream

November 7th, 2013

I’m basically a lady of leisure. I get up when I want, do what I want and go to sleep when I want. Sometimes that[...]

Failing is Fun! - Part 1: Good Product, Bad Market

Failing is Fun! – Part 1: Good Product, Bad Market

November 5th, 2013

Failure is a dirty word. If you fail at something, people will think less of you, right? Well, if you really believe that’s true, you[...]

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