The three I’s of a good idea

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Anyone who has known me for more than a couple of years will know how keen I used to be on left-brain analysis of, well, pretty much everything.  Certainly of ideas and business opportunities, I’d want to analyse them to the nth degree, to cover all the bases, to understand every possible downside.  And more…

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The Busy Fool on Moments of Light Radio Show

My friend and guide/mentor Tom Evans kindly invited me to share what I know and what I’ve worked out on his regular Monday evening show on The Barefoot Broadcast, “Moments of Light” – here’s the recording of it.  We range far and wide through the topic, and the core message is that we really all…

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The Busy Fool’s Newsletter – April 2011

Welcome to The Busy Fool’s April newsletter! Several interesting developments in the world of TheBusyFool.com this month.  Firstly, after a fascinating chat over a beer, Tom Evans, author of Blocks, Flavours of Thought and The Art and Science of Lightbulb Moments (release date June 2011), agreed to share some of his thoughts with us under…

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Optimology

When I hear the word optimist, I am reminded of the phrase, “an optimist is a pessimist not in possession of all the facts.” When I first heard this I laughed and have ‘dined out’ on it more than once when the word comes up in conversation. I confess to being a born optimist –…

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