Happy Saturday! I’ve got a story for you that is about something really pedestrian, but it’s illustrative of how we can get so focused on some things t…
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Good evening, Next Five Years subscriber! First up, let me say that next week marks the one-year anniversary of this publication! In celebration, consi…
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Sitting at my wooden standing desk (oh my, what a contradiction) late this Friday afternoon, with the setting sun bouncing off the building next door a…
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‘That was good you guys, but I want you to do it again. This time focus on the between.’ Chylie Cooper, our instructor, turned her diminutive back and …
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I don’t know if I told you, but I am unwinding my reliance on proprietary cloud. You see, around this time last year I had a bright idea to back up the…
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I woke up today with a line from Deicide’s second album, Legion, in my head. It goes like this: Satan spawn, the caco-daemon You know, Legion was the f…
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The things that you look at determine the choices that you make. Except, if you’re a Westerner, you look at nouns. If you’re Chinese, you look at verbs…
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‘Have you heard the phrase, Top of the Wozza?’ The old fella interrupted his own story to ask, not taking my knowledge of Australian English for grante…
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As a place to do business, South Australia is a pretty shitty place. But it isn’t because of the location; it isn’t even because it’s at the arse-end o…
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A couple of months ago, I sat next to an elderly man who was a sales coach. It was in his house, a situation in which I had misgivings the first time I…
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Being able to balance on one leg is essential to your long-term health. In fact, according to some researchers it’s a major indication of a healthy bra…
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Artist. /ˈatəst/ noun. Someone skilled in an applied art or industry. According to Australia’s national dictionary, the Macquarie, the definition I’ve …
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