20 May The Weekend Starts Here.....
I’m booked in for my second AstraZeneca jab next week. The first one hit me for six and I was laid low for three or four days, so I’m a little apprehensive about the second shot, to say the least. Nevertheless, this first piece brought a smile to my face [2 min read – warning language]
After 427 Mondays in a row, it’s clear there isn’t going to be one right answer for business owners going forwards [3 min read]
I can come out in hives looking at other people’s email inboxes. How do they cope? I’m definitely in the ‘zero inbox’ camp, but it’s a constant struggle. The solution to email overload is to make clear decisions, quickly. [3 min read]
“The past year is a stark reminder that the long-term doesn’t always work out like we expect.” Life is Too Short to Save Everything [3 min read]
At the recent Oscars ceremony, The Guardian won the Oscar for Best Short Documentary. It’s the story of Colette, a French resistance fighter, and her emotional journey to the camp where her brother died. [24:50 video]
For the first time in many years it’s looking as though inflation may start creeping up as world economies re-open. Whilst this hits us in our pockets, inflation is not necessarily a bad thing in terms of stockmarket performance. [2 min read]
I was interested to read this week that Fundsmith Equity, the UK’s largest fund, recorded three consecutive months of net outflows as “investors took fright at the slump in growth stocks.” Another reminder of why we don’t engage in chasing returns. In a similar vein, we don’t chase the biggest stocks either. [2:05 video]
If you are younger than 65 right now and live in a developed country, you have a problem. [3 min read]
And finally. Well, you didn’t think I was going to leave this out, did you? 😉 [5:36 video] I’ve got everything crossed for results to go our way on Sunday ✌️✌️✌️✌️
Whatever you’re up to this weekend, I hope it’s a good one.