So men can't multi-task?

They say that men can't multi-task, but frankly I know it is not true because a man can pee and shower at the same time.

It doesn’t help me feel any better because this year feels a lot like a roll of toilet paper —- the closer I get to the end, the faster it seems to be spinning.

Frazzled barely describes how I feel at the moment. With so much going on, I decided to write down some tasks and responsibilities in a spreadsheet and gave it to my wife and announced, “there, that is what I do for a living."

It is often the hardest question to answer at a party: what do you do for a living? Well, now I can just hand out the spread sheet and they can figure it out.

There certainly is not a monosyllabic descriptor of what I do.

With that being said, I have always believed in diversification. With that in mind, what is wrong with having a business or a project for every day of the week?

I have always declared that I wanted to go over the finish line kicking and screaming and while I am not concerned I am close to the finish line, the practising is fun.

This year has so far been amazing and, frankly, there are three weeks left so it is not over yet. I hope you have had an unforgettable 2017.

As we approach the period of the year where we begin to reflect on what we have achieved and what we have yet to accomplish, I hope that you get to stand on the shoulders of a giant as you march in to 2018.


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Mark has been an entrepreneur for over forty years. His experience spans many commercial sectors and aspects of business. He was one of the youngest people to be appointed as a Fellow of the prestigious Institute of Sales and Marketing Management before he left the UK in 1988.

His column focuses on ways we can improve on success in our lives. Whether it is business, relationships, or health, Mark has a well-rounded perspective on how to stay focused for growth and development.

His influences come from the various travels he undertakes as an adventurer, philanthropist and keynote speaker. More information can be found on Mark at his website www.markjenningsbates.com

He is a Venture Partner with www.DutchOracle.com a global Alternative Investment company.

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