Dare to dream

The story of an extraordinary man Imagine the excitement of buying, selling, and racing cars at aged 19 and making enough money  to not only pay for yourself to go to university but to buy a home for your mother and grandmother. Imagine starting work at one of the world’s biggest firms of accountants and […]

Are you afraid of failing or afraid of succeeding?

Should you set big fat hairy audacious goals or stick to the reasonable, more easily achieved variety? Many interviews with highly successful people reveal that they set themselves huge goals, fired by a burning desire to achieve something specific and that these goals determine their direction and purpose in life and colour all their decisions […]

What are you afraid of?

“The only thing we have to fear is fear itself” Franklin D Roosevelt You don’t have to look far to find something to be afraid of – the internet is full of dire warnings and also, strangely enough, its also full of people who’d like to sell you the things that can protect you from […]

If you weren’t afraid of failure

What would you attempt if you knew without doubt that you would not fail? Michael Markham is a remarkable man. Abandoned by his mother and brought up in children’s home, he was fostered by a family he didn’t like and became disruptive, ending up in Borstal and finally given the option of joining the army […]