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Like a cheeky bargain? Me too – just don’t do what Brian Robson from Cardiff did…

05/05/2021

Like a Bargain?

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5 ways to really enjoy Christmas this year…

11/12/2015

Christmas – 5 ways to really enjoy Christmas this year… Things I love about Christmas: Turkey and cranberry sauce, slightly mad Christmas lights, food, seeing my family, food, time off work, great TV specials, food and a drop of Port with good friends, oh, and, err food! Things I hate about Christmas: People buying stuff they […]

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Lookout for culture creep!

15/09/2015

It’s been an eventful few weeks for the Jackson’s, we kept our house in an endlessly minimalist / tidy state (with cupboards bursting full of stuff) as we tried to sell our house, and at the same time we are preparing to move house. Obviously these two things have to happen at the same time, […]

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What’s really important? My neighbour found out the hard way…

22/04/2014

A couple of weeks ago, I was in the bedroom doing some weekend tidying up after a busy week speaking away from home. In a daze with the radio on, I was in a world of my own as I unpacked. In my relaxed state I heard my daughter running upstairs shouting “Dad, Dad, you’ve […]

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Why we all need to learn from the Sign Language Interpreter at the Mandela Memorial…

17/12/2013

The Sign Language Interpreter at the Mandela Memorial… caused quite a stir. Apparently he’d been reported before many times, but they still booked him. Many people including other speakers, say “fake it until you make it!” and “you can do anything!” and I understand why they say that, to a point (although I’ll never say that […]

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What is Haiku Deck?

05/12/2013

The nice people at @HaikuDeck are featuring my slide deck of my book on their front page! http://www.haikudeck.com/gallery/featured  But what is Haiku Deck? In my opinion it’s Powerpoint or Keynote with the fat trimmed off to make us better speakers, as it develops this could be a game changer. Here’s Adam their CEO explaining all on […]

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Marriage makes people happier than six figure salaries and religion – via Telegraph

11/07/2013

Fascinating and challenging article from The Telegraph. People are often seeking to earn more money, but maybe we should seek to have good marriages instead, it makes us happier(!)… Link: Marriage makes people happier than six figure salaries and religion – Telegraph. The ONS has found that being married is 20 times more important to a person’s well-being than […]

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When a motivational speaker has a bad day at work.

07/06/2013

  fast cash loan Being a speaker is a strange job. One week you are really busy and the next week it's quieter. Thats life, that's business. I can handle that. This week has been a quieter week and to be honest it hasn't been the best week, the other day was simply not a […]

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