The Dodd Blog

The latest updates from the musings of a wandering Dodd. Expect a little bit of everything.
Created 13 Sep 2021
  • Little Surprises
    22 Oct 2021 • 2 min read
    My day today has taken a more leisurely pace after a busy week, pushing myself to excel, to hit certain targets. I was waking up at 4.45am and getting lots more done. I gave myself a more flexible opt...
  • The Future is Shocking
    21 Oct 2021 • 1 min read
    The real instigator for starting this blog was to “work out loud’, to stop concealing the contents in my mind and start sharing and creating, rather than passively consuming everything. So, at times I...
  • Think Big, Make Success
    20 Oct 2021 • 3 min read
    How many times do you think about your breath? Your eyes? Your ears? The omnipresent Heartbeat? It comes and goes. It just ‘happens’. The miracle of life! It is such a basic autonomic function, so utt...
  • Early morning dusky-dawn
    19 Oct 2021 • 2 min read
    My recent 5AM project is still ongoing, despite yesterday’s quick change of pace on the commitment. I have been getting lots of work done thanks to the early morning rise, lots of reading and reflecti...
  • Omnidirectional 'n' flexible
    18 Oct 2021 • 4 min read
    Yesterday I wrote in my blog post about making a commitment to the 5AM Club, trying out 66 days of early-morning rising and to generally give the method a go. There was a nice synchronicity which seem...
  • 5AM Club and the Bookshop girl
    17 Oct 2021 • 3 min read
    Today I visited a bookshop in the city centre. I decided to get physical copies of Stephen R. Covey’s The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People & Dale Carnegie’s How To Win Friends and Influence Peo...
  • Simple pleasures
    16 Oct 2021 • 2 min read
    In a strange twist of fate, I realised something ridiculously simple today about my life and where I’m at right now. I had forgotten something - it is absolutely rudimentary! Only in our clown-town of...
  • Free your mind
    15 Oct 2021 • 1 min read
    This will be the shortest blog post yet! I need to cut down how much time I invest on these. I learn some interesting things but I’m tipping the balance on how much investment I put into these. Especi...
  • No-thing as something
    14 Oct 2021 • 4 min read
    I reached an epiphany today. They are few and far between, which is what makes them so precious and valuable. “Silence doth provide sweetness to the chant” - I’m not sure if that’s a saying, or if I m...
  • The 5AM Club - Thoughts and impressions
    13 Oct 2021 • 8 min read
    Today’s blog post devolved into a bit of a ‘rant’ - you have been forewarned… I set myself a difficult challenge at the beginning of this blogging journey: to achieve 100 days of continous blogging, c...
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