2018-03-22 De Vany diet day 4 and Today’s journal

De Vany diet – Day 4 Today I woke up in good shape, no head pain and in good mood. Most importantly, not hungry! I had a good breakfast with egg with bacon, melon, and black coffee (no sugar). I felt satisfied for the first time in a while. Maybe something is really happening. News of the day –  two types … Read More

2018-03-21 De Vany diet, day 3 – Not good

Hi everyone. First of all, thank you for the support I have received in the last 3 days since I started the De Vany diet. It is both humbling and powerful. I’m on day 3 of the diet I’m finding lots of problems associated with it and some positives. Some problems are personal, other family and some practical. There are … Read More

2018-03-20 Making money while losing the war

Today, while walking on the street, I saw a pest control advertisement. This made me think about a counterintuitive reality: there are businesses that are profitable while advertising that they will never be able to solve their customers’ problems. Interesting In this case, we talk about pest control, not pest elimination. The name made it clear, they -try to- control, not … Read More

2018-03-19 Trying for a week the De Vany diet (Paleo diet).

De Vany diet

This week, I’ll be trying the De Vany diet (Paleo diet). It should become my new way of eating and live longer, but as you may know, I prefer to live less but enjoy life (including food) more. Lions in captivity live three times longer than wild ones. Which one is happier? My bet is on the free ones. I discovered … Read More

2018-03-16 – I finished the books of Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Hi everyone, this is Frank and this blog is going to change its mission. As I move forward in my career, I now need to study and learn and remember things for the future. This blog is now going to contain messages for the future me. To smile, read and remember. 2018-03-16 In the last month, I read the following … Read More

Don’t be the next prey! Thoughts for separationists and isolationists.

In nature, if you are alone, you are the next prey. Being together is a tactic used by both predators and preys. For good reasons: being together is the, best way to survive. Millions of years of tests and evolutions cannot be wrong. In wars. Having alliances is the most efficient way to win the war or to avoid it. In … Read More

Read this if you feel that every day is a fire fighting and important stuff is left for when it is too late.

Do you recognise your day? Eight in the morning, good energy level, ready for a productive day. In my head a list of 10 things I will achieve today! Nine in the morning, starting the day. Turning on the computer and discovering 100+ unread emails, 10 chat messages and 2 post-its Noon, time to eat, and the feeling that I’ve not … Read More

Planning trips – Accelerate airport security check

The second article (The ultimate checklist for packing) on planning trips. We all know that one of the most painful moments in plane travel is the airport security check. Remove computers, tablets, shoes, liquids, and something new every month. Accelerating and simplifying security checks helps to have a better trip. Keep it simple This article is for men. Women you … Read More

Planning trips – The ultimate checklist for business trips

If you are a frequent traveller, two things always happen. First, you will forget to take or do something before leaving; second, you will forget something in the hotel room, never to be found again. Here is the checklist I created after losing yet another shirt. Having a checklist helps a lot to pack at home and pack at the hotel.

Online depreciation – a challenge for XXI century accountants

What is depreciation? What is online depreciation? Why are they different? Let’s say that you buy a car for £20’000.  So after buying it, the value is £20’000. Easy. Also, if after one year you try to sell it, the price would be lower than £20’000. It’s a used car. Every year the value of the car goes down. This change … Read More