10 Surprising Benefits of Waking Up Early and How to Make it a Reality

Waking up early has numerous benefits that can improve your daily life. If you are a night owl and that works for you, then there is no need to change. However, for those who may struggle with being a night owl and want to make a change, becoming an early riser can be a game-changer. … Read more

The secret power of daydreaming


Could daydreaming at work increase productivity? Daydreaming is the stream of consciousness that detaches from current, external tasks when attention drifts to a more personal and internal direction. This phenomenon is common in people’s daily life shown by a large-scale study in which participants spend 47% of their waking time on average on daydreaming. There … Read more

Net Zero: The Terrifying Cost

Net Zero

Summary Carbon neutrality, or having a net zero carbon footprint, refers to achieving net zero carbon dioxide emissions by balancing carbon emissions with carbon removal (often through carbon offsetting) or simply eliminating carbon emissions altogether (the transition to the “post-carbon economy”). In this post I argue that for a successful response to climate change, reality … Read more

Capitalism in crisis: profit with purpose


Everyone can spot an unacceptable face of capitalism. But we’re not so good at recognising chief executives that do well by doing good. Here I argue that capitalism needs business leaders who can see the bigger picture. Friedman’s legacy There was a time when any activity detracted from financial success. Investors weren’t interested in the … Read more