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 »

Are You Really Slow or Are You a Fastoholic?

Have you ever known anyone that has stopped smoking, for example, and suddenly become the most rabid and outspoken antismoker? When we stop doing something we often slingshot in the opposite direction, we go from one extreme from the other. This is rarely anything to do with the possible addictive nature of the behaviour that [...] Read more »

A Quick (!) Update

Hi, Sorry for the lack of blogging of late. I have been away on holiday and whilst I was away I have been finding myself mulling over the future of the blog/journal part of this site. I will publish a full entry about this and what I intend to do in the next few days. [...] Read more »

The Lighter Side of Slow

I remember hearing the late great Robert Anton Wilson talking about the term “Hilaritas”, which is derived from a Greek word, meaning to “live joyfully” and was supposedly used to describe the gods. You could tell they were a god because the had “Hilaritas”. Humour is incredibly important to the Slow mindset. Humour has power. [...] Read more »

The Best of Tortoise Knows Best So Far…(Part 2: The WordPress.com Days)

Continuing the best of theme. Here is the “best of” the WordPress.com days (running from October ’08 – January ’09): The Little Things Where I muse on how it is often the little things that we don’t really pay attention too that makes us the happiest in life, not the big bucks stuff we would [...] Read more »