You can't please everyone, and most of the time you shouldn't try to.
I’ve been asking myself — why has the stock market recovered so quickly from historical falls (during March 2020), when all indicators in the wider global economy point to a downturn of a significant magnitude., possibly even an unprecedented magnitude?
It's tiring to make the same decisions over and over again, and its difficult to make decisions under pressure. This is where 'decision rules' come in - to streamline how you get through life!
In this follow up interview Andrew talks about mind mapping, making decisions, origins, guiding principals, channelling "Diver Dan", life balance, running a high-performance law firm, scaling systems and developing in-house web apps with Ukranian programmers! Missed the 1st interview?
There really is only one sustainable career or endeavour – commoditisation. This is the work of taking something requiring high levels of knowledge, experience and creativity, and turning it into something that a novice can easily do for themselves, for free. If you want to maintain and grow your real value over an extended period, that is it. There is nothing else.
We think 'learning how to learn' is perhaps the most important meta skill you can acquire. Why - because effective learning enables you to effectively respond to change - and your ability to respond to change is the number one (and perhaps only) thing that will determine your longer term success.
This is perhaps the most comprehensive and complete explanations of the economy and economic cycles we have ever seen.
Before investing in a crypto-coin of any variety - you must ask yourself at least these two questions.
In this interview Andrew talks about a wide range of topics, including how he got a start in law and accounting, how he runs a firm with offices in Sydney and Adelaide, fixed fee pricing and scope creep, his management style, rare watches and private jets!
As an entrepreneur you may be, as one person put it, “working harder than anyone else is willing to work,” so that you can, “live as no one else is able to live.” Perhaps a little perspective on this?
Everyone is playing a winner-takes-all game – at your cost. Microsoft, Google and Apple are trying to own you, and keep you from being ‘part-owned’ by the other guys, and they have been playing this game for years.
Will all business owners be required to return profits from their businesses as personal services income if they are involved in the business? Will they be required to earn a ‘market wage” (whatever that is)?
With literally thousands of newly-minted lawyers pouring out of our universities each year, the question begs, ‘How do I get my foot in the door?’ For that matter, even experienced lawyers need to ask themselves this question when it comes time to move on (either voluntarily or involuntarily). We thought we would give you some [...]
How far have you strayed from the nest? It's easy to stay close to the familiar. But do you remember the first time you got lost?
Are our economic policies really sustainable?