The Richest Man in Babylon – Audio Book

Seven Cures for a Lean Purse

  1. Start thy purse to fattening
  2. Control thy expenditures
  3. Make thy gold multiply
  4. Guard thy treasures from loss
  5. Make of thy dwelling a profitable investment
  6. Insure a future income
  7. Increase thy ability to earn

The Five Laws of Gold

  1. Gold cometh gladly and in increasing quantity to any man who will put by not less than one-tenth of his earnings to create an estate for his future and that of his family.
  2. Gold laboreth diligently and contentedly for the wise owner who finds for it profitable employment, multiplying even as the flocks of the field.
  3. Gold clingeth to the protection of the cautious owner who invests it under the advice of men wise in its handling.
  4. Gold slippeth away from the man who invests it in businesses or purposes with which he is not familiar or which are not approved by those skilled in its keep.
  5. Gold flees the man who would force it to impossible earnings or who followeth the alluring advice of tricksters and schemers or who trusts it to his own inexperience and romantic desires in investment.

3 hours and 20 minutes (press the play button below)


Fear Not – Dog and Cat Calming Therapy

Does your dog or cat have any of the below issues?

  • Scared of loud noises
  • Anxiety problems
  • Behaviour issues
  • Nervous signs
  • Stressed
  • Shy
  • Fearful / Afraid
  • Hides or Whines
  • Separation Anxiety

Desensitisation therapy maybe the solution. Desensitisation therapy is a process where your dog or cat listens to sounds that cause concern but in a controlled manner. The volume starts off low to allow them to adjust. After a few times playing the sounds they become comfortable then the volume is increased slightly. This is done so when the real stress sound occurs they don’t over react.

This MP3 contains hundreds of sounds that have shown to cause stress. Below is a sample of what is included:
Rain, Thunder, Storms, Lawn Mower, City Street Ambience, City Sounds, People Talking, Cars / Motor vehicles, Sirens, Traffic Sounds, Church Bells, Door Bells, Car Horns, Dogs Barking, Chimes, Doors Opening and Closing, Wind, Fireworks, Firecrackers, Aeroplanes, Garage Doors Opening and Closing, Clothes Dryer, Washing Machines, Washing Spin Cycle, Vacuum Cleaners, Air-gun, Telephones, Cell Phones / Mobile Phones, Trains, Train Horns, Ambulance, Push Bike, Motorbikes, Bicycles, Guns, Rifles, Shot Gun, Hand Guns, Chainsaws and many other micro sounds.

How to Use?

  1. Purchase for USD9.95 by clicking on the “Buy Now” link below and you will be given a download link.
  2. Play the file via your computer or MP3 player or burn to a blank CD using the below video instructions so you can play the sounds on standard CD player also.
  3. Start the CD off with a low volume and play on loop if possible.
  4. If the dog or cat if comfortable increase the volume slightly on the next playing of the CD. Continue to increasing slightly each time until audible in another room. Stop at any stage if the animal shows signs of stress and restart another day at a lower level.
  5. Play regularly and change volume up and down within the comfortable range.

To hear a sample of the sounds please click the play button below:

How to Recognise Propaganda in Elections and Marketing

This educational video shows the propaganda techniques used in elections/marketing and how to evaluate them. The general techniques used are listed below:

  • Glittering Generalities
  • Transfer
  • Name Calling
  • Card Stacking
  • Testimonial
  • Plain Folks
  • Band Wagon

Understanding these techniques is the first step in identifying propaganda techniques. The second step is knowing the purpose of these techniques. Most propaganda is used to persuade people into believing something, to do something or to buy something. The 3rd step is to get the facts. The 4th step is to weigh the facts against the purpose and technique. When evaluating propaganda it is good to get as many different points of view as you can.

Getting Things Done with David Allen

David Allen speaks at google explaining the concepts behind Getting Things Done(GTD).  He shows how to identify when you are off track and how to get back on.  One point that I liked was that we can only store a few reminders in our head.  We need to develop systems so we can overcome these limitation and juggle more responsibilities.  One of the most simple things we can do is to put reminders in places where  they will be noticed when required.  If you can do this properly you can let go of the task completely as you know the reminder will be in the right place when required.  This is a big stress release as we can let go thinking about the task but we can also let go thinking about the reminder.