How to save time, hassle and stress by remembering absolutely everything…almost

One of the main problems I found when coming up with stand up comedy material (aside from the fact that it was really hard work) was that the most hilarious (to me) jokes would spring to mind in the most inappropriate places, when I couldn’t do anything with it. When my situation eventually became more […]

What Tony Robbins can teach you about party planning

In a series of blog posts based on self help books and ideas, I’m amazed that it took me this long to get round to Tony Robbins. The man is nothing short of a legend in the self help world and, love him or hate him, he’s made a massive impact in people’s lives. Mind […]

The First Thing You Need to do to Eliminate Party Planning Stress

One of the best self help books I’ve ever bought was The Success Principles by Jack Canfield. The man behind the bestselling “Chicken Soup for the Soul” series of books, compiled 64 principles together in one book (and it’s a big book) in a way that makes it very easy to read. 475 pages of […]

Pay the Price to Have an Awesome Wedding or Party

Probably the most famous of all the self help books is Napoleon Hill’s Think and Grow Rich. Hill spent 25 years researching and interviewing hundreds of the worlds most richest men, to try to find the secret to wealth and riches. It’s an oldie, but a goodie. If you want to know if he found […]

How Tim Ferriss Can Help You Plan a Wedding or Party…FAST!

It was only a matter of time before I dipped into The Four Hour Workweek by Tim Ferriss; the book that seemed to start everyone on the road to Lifestyle Design, life-hacks and increasing your productivity. As someone who came to this book as a bit of a laggard, I’d already read a few books in […]

How to Actually Enjoy Planning Your Wedding, Corporate Event or House Party

Most of the books I buy, I buy because of recommendations from friends, or because they are popular and in the “customers who bought this, also bought this” Amazon feature. This book, The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari by Robin Sharma, was different. I actually bought it as a magic prop. If you’re a magician […]

How to Have a Not-So Perfect Wedding…and be Totally OK with it

In the continuing series of “Magic book club” posts (you can see the others in the series by clicking here), I thought I would pick something from a book recommended to me by a friend of mine. I’d never really heard of Brené Brown before getting a copy of “Daring Greatly” and, after reading and […]

The One Thing You Need to Focus on to Plan an Awesome Event or Wedding

One of the main things I enjoy doing (apart from practising card tricks, obviously) is reading various non fiction books. I’m a sucker for the self help section and, while I would never want to be one of those preachy, holier than thou type self help converts (because I’m totally not that!), I do think […]

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