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Day of the toxic personality

Toxic Personality and the Inverse Bamboo Syndrome I love the Bamboo Story. To me, the Chinese bamboo story is one of the most powerful stories...

Alex Williams: The Unexpected Responsibilities of Being an HMO Landlord

In this video blog, I sat down with my good friend Alex Williams, a seasoned property developer, builder, and investor to share some of the...

What my time in prison taught me about raising angel investment...

So here I am sitting in my prison clothes, fingers on the keyboard, posting selfies. To be honest it was a bit of a...

Beware the promises of shiny people

Have you ever wondered what is it that causes some people to be successful and other people to constantly have dramas, problems and business...

The Awyoungs: When to leave your job and run your side...

At the JT Foxx 2015 reunion, I got to meet and talk to so many fantastic people. One interesting couple I spent a little...

The Chinese bamboo story

There was once a farmer who decided to grow some Chinese bamboo. This farmer had heard that Chinese bamboo had so many special properties....

John Mark Wilderspin: Never put lipstick on a pig

A while back I was in overload mode walking around like a weird zombie (or is that my usual state?). During my Zombie-like state,...

Why you should sweat the small things (it’s what dreams are...

We write a lot about how and why you should have big dreams. Indeed, one of the most important concepts I coach people on...

Laura Timm: From corporate job to entrepreneur

One aspect of being successful that we emphasise at Five Years To Financial Freedom is to follow your passion. Laura Timm's dream was to come to the...

Alex Williams: HMO Landlord shares tips from decades of property experience

I am particularly pleased to share this interview with property developer, builder, and successful HMO (houses of multiple occupancy) property investor, Alex Williams. I first...