Winter Wellness

Winter Wellness - lone walker on tree lined snowy road

The Winter Wellness Blues I know it’s not October for a couple of days and it’s only just Autumn. But winter wellness has been on my mind recently. I can feel the drag on my mental wellness; I’ve got the first sniffling cold of the season. It’s a time where I can start to drift … Read more

Working From Home: COVID Diaries

Working From Home My COVID diaries try to capture the chaos and uncertainty of the last months. It’s a problematic diary to write, as the effect on our species has been so profound that it has affected all corners of our personal and professional lives. I could write for hours and not do justice to … Read more

My White Privilege

White Privilege and White Silence signs held by protestors

Of Course, I Have White Privilege I wanted to acknowledge my white privilege. I started by entering ‘white privilege’ into a search engine and found myself surprised by the results. On page one, 50% of the results helped with definitions and the rest for articles that debunked the term as being a myth and perhaps … Read more

Business Rule 1: Survive

Business Survival Business survival is the number one priority, as the world tangles with the unfolding COVID-19 pandemic and the associated human tragedies. About a year ago I wrote an article titled Entrepreneur Rule 1: Survive. It’s my most read blog post by some way and receives traffic both here on my website and on … Read more

Neutral Thinking

It Takes What It Takes Neutral thinking is the subject of Trevor Moawad’s new book, “It Takes What It Takes”. A good book, provoking me to take a look at how I’m managing. It’s an interesting concept that I battle with a lot. Moawad is talking about the frame of mind of top sportspeople enter … Read more

Winter Training: The Dog Days

Winter Training. Screenshot of my Zwift ride today.

Winter training is a drudge, no doubt. I’m not one of those die-hard cyclists who says “bring it on” all year round. Rain is hammering on the windows, an unwelcome visitor called Storm Dennis. I’ve also had a winter bug for over a week now, coughing like an old steam engine and complementary headache to … Read more

The Numbers: Personal Effectiveness

The Numbers For Calm The Numbers. Another year, another set of new tweaks to help me progress. Today is my 50 Days Of Calm. I starting a daily meditation practice during December. Missed a couple due to travel, but have now logged 50 days in a row. That’s not the whole story, however. I’ve spent … Read more

Feather Cycles Travel Bike

Great Craftmanship Can’t Be Rushed I collected my Feather Cycles travel bike from Ricky Feather on Friday. A year in the making and well worth every week of that wait. I should add at this point that you don’t normally wait a year for a bike. Ricky was forced to move his workshop unexpectedly during … Read more