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An Alter Ego as a Competitive Edge

As a young pitcher my disposition was naturally cheery on the mound. I was smiley, and for the most part, completely relaxed. My personality helped me throw well and kept me calm in pressure situations, but I wasn’t exactly intimidating to the opposing batters.  582 more words

Young local female resident to walk throughout the night for homeless charity Crisis, please come and support her!

Young local female resident to walk throughout the night for homeless charity Crisis, please come and support her!

On the 13th September one of our local residents, a young woman named Siobhan is going to walk 100km, that is approximately a whopping 62 miles along the River Thames path from Putney Bridge to Henley (passing through Mortlake) for the homeless charity Crisis. 767 more words

East Sheen

DON'T PANIC

DON’T PANIC

Whether you’re stuck in bumper-to-bumper traffic on the way to the airport, swimming down an unfamiliar river in Oregon, participating in an insterstellar poetry slam, or sitting on the floor waiting for your delayed flight, the key is: DON’T PANIC. 486 more words

Triathlon

5 Regrets of a Failed Pro Athlete

There comes a time in every former athlete’s life when he or she evaluates what went wrong and what could have been handled better. What could I have done to change my fate? 1,229 more words

Tips, Teachings & Tribulations

In The Flow book reviewed

Jonathan Males In the Flow is a very personal book; it examined my own relationship with canoeing. I suspect it is also a very personal book for Jon too. 263 more words

Understanding Canoe Slalom

Profit Or Popularity, You Choose

One of my favourite quotes in trading is by Sir John Templeton: “Bull-markets are born on pessimism, grow on skepticism, mature on optimism and die on euphoria”. 335 more words

Trading

Good, Boring Trading

Guys, I’m gonna let you in on a secret. Hollywood is BS-ing you again. Good trading is SERIOUSLY BORING.

In the time I was a stock analyst, I was told to show the members that subscribed to our newsletter EXACTLY how a professional manages an investment portfolio of $100,000. 327 more words

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