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The Year That Was 2012

I used to write these reflective posts every end of the year and it was a great way for me to reflect on how much I’ve learned, unlearned and relearned since the previous years. Then I stopped 2 years ago, because I just got lazy, so here’s an attempt to do them again. 2012 kicked arse. It’s madness, I tell [...]

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Manthropology Episode 4 with Simon Taylor

Today’s blog post comes in the form of a podcast I did with Mr Simon Taylor. It’s an hour long but I think it sums up my entire life story, if not almost my entire life story. Grab a cup of coffee and tune in.

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Lessons Learned Part 2: Doubt

People often ask, when and how did you get over your fear? I often answer, I don’t think I ever got over my fear. I just became comfortable with them because they never really went away. As I look back now, they have always been there and still is there but they keep me accountable and if anything, force me to be thorough and detailed because I am scared shitless of failing and also maintain my friendships with utmost respect.

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Lessons Learned Part 1: Fear

I remember sitting at a coffee shop outside Central with Kerry, just slightly under a year ago when I told her everything that I wanted to do and all this big dream I had. Kerry being Kerry, she nodded, listened and gave me advice with much patience and very carefully encouraged me but subtly telling me to be careful about dreaming too big and start nowhere.

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