The Enoughpreneur – Slow and the Art of Running a Business

For some time I have struggled with a contradiction that I have had in my mind. I agree strongly with private enterprise, with people setting up their own business and the freedom and responsibility that creates (I think these small “cottage industries” are very “Slow”). However, I dislike large corporate enterprise (in general, there are [...] Read more »

Compassionate Misanthropy

I have, over the last few posts, been discussing the often overlooked key to a slow and happy life and that is compassion; caring for the well being of other people (and animals, plants, and everything really), to recognise that we are all interconnected. In Alain De Botton’s excellent book “Status Anxiety” he discusses the [...] Read more »

Flirting with the Muse: Overcoming Writers Block

Wow! It has been awhile… In fact I haven’t really got into the rhythm of writing yet in 2011 and it is April already. I have been going through a period of unprecedented busyness since the start of the year. I recognise it all as the interplay of Yin and Yang, expansion and contraction, busy [...] Read more »