I am a big fan of setting useful habits to be carried out every day.
A couple of years ago I came across an amazing book called The Habit Factor by Martin Grunburg.
I was so impressed by this book that I got in contact with Martin and encouraged him to come to the town of Al Ain in Abu Dhabi in May 2011 and give a talk about habits at the TEDxAlAin conference which I organised with my friend Sajjad.
This video, also recorded in 2011, lasts just under 15 minutes, and explains some of the great insights I gleaned from this great book. The lighting is poor and there’s a strong echo as I was in our echoey home in Abu Dhabi, but you should find some value in the content!…
You can get Martin Grunburg’s Habit Factor book from Amazon.
I gave the following 15-minute talk at the TEDxAlAin conference in Al Ain, Abu Dhabi, in May 2011. I talk about how the more primitive parts of our brain get in the way of us making wise decisions, and one way to act more wisely.
A total of 850 people attended the event…
Go to this page if you want to find out how I got involved with this conference.
Go here to find a few other short videos I’ve created.
This is a temporary post while I upload some more songs…
I love a band called The Boy Least Likely To. I came across them via a promotional video Apple did for the iPad. They write quirky, jolly songs which are fun to sing along to while I’m driving!
Rolling Stone magazine described their sound thus: “if all your childhood stuffed animals got together and started a band.” Beautifully said!
In February 2013 the band did a gig in London to launch their new album. I went along with my beloved brother Mike who likes them too.
He took this photo of me with lead singer, Jof…