Making the most of Change


Making the most of Change

Good stuff from unpromising ingredients

I recently had the misfortune of being laid up with a bad back, so first, thanks to those who sent good wishes. If any of you ever need an excellent Osteopath follow the link below.

To pass the time I caught up on my reading and came across a speech by Stephen Fry, who we all know as a contemporary comedy genius.

However this speech was a serious one.

He was musing on the subject of self-help and improvability and how different nationalities deal with adversity.

It was a discourse on a common American dictum:

“If life gives you lemons, make lemonade.”

He went on to say that this is not just a call to make the best of a bad situation; it is really a call to enterprise, initiative and self-help and finding ways to transform a disappointment into a success.

To understand the full meaning of this,  consider the recipe for lemonade. It’s really simple; the juice of a lemon with added sugar and water. From an unpromising start, some near free ingredients, and some personal effort we can turn nothing into a profit.

It reminded me that sometimes the simplest solutions in life are the best ones.

And this will be why you might hear me talking about making lemonade.

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About Adam Blackie

A career Freelance Accountant who specialises in leading helping others to hold onto their money.
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2 Responses to Making the most of Change

  1. Chris Chilvers says:

    Adam – really like the blog. Layout is clear and easy to read. Fantastic you’ve got the different sections, with some great content in. It’s a great idea and I’m glad you’ve got so many readers ! Keep it up !

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