Portfolio Entrepreneurs

Type the phase 'Portfolio Entrepreneur' into Google.  You’ll find a number of academic articles suggesting it's a wonderful form of entrepreneurship - that results in greater success, less stress and better outcomes for both society and the entrepreneurs involved. It should be much encouraged, it seems.  Yet there are few mentions beyond academia. The prevailing … Continue reading Portfolio Entrepreneurs

Perspective

Much of how we view things comes from perspective. Ants are just small. Elephants are just big. The sun is over there.  Yet our perspective represents a tiny sliver of they way things can be viewed. An elephant in the known universe is always miniscule. Sub-atomically, an ant represents mind-bogglingly large tracts of space. If … Continue reading Perspective

Recast

Here's an article that appeared in the wonderful Waterlog magazine this summer and explains why I've not been writing so much recently... My hazy first memory is of trying to fish - a kaleidoscopic jumble retained by my three-year-old mind, reassembled 30 years later. It all started with the discovery of a worm in our garden. … Continue reading Recast

TEDx – Behind the Schemes

My TEDx is done… Perhaps short for ‘Tom’s Exhausting Diary’, or 'Tom’s Extreme Dichotomy’, the latter encapsulating the hypocrisy felt giving a talk on simplicity whilst living an entirely complex life during the process. Plus ca change. Hopefully my outfit and, of course, the talk itself will help further explain how I feel and what … Continue reading TEDx – Behind the Schemes