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It started with a conversation.

Me: So; what is it then?

Them: What’s what?

Me: What’s the thing you feel you were born to do?

Them: What do you mean?

Me: You know. What’s your ‘thing’?

Them: (Eyes widen. Arms open. Back straightens. They smile): Aah! My thing. Well… then they tell me.

Me: Wow! So why aren’t you doing it then?

Them: I’m waiting.

Me: You’re waiting?

Them: Yes. I’m waiting. To do what I feel I was born to do. I’m waiting.

Me: What are you waiting for?

Them: I don’t know.

Me: (silence).

Them: (silence).

Me: (sniff).

Them: (silence).

50odd. The Diary of a Man That Stopped Waiting.

50odd is 3,650 stories.

1 each day.

For 10 years.

It is ‘The Diary of a Man That Stopped Waiting’.

50odd is a reminder to live the life you were born to – inside your short, 1,000 month visit.

50odd is sometimes funny.

And often emotional.

A consistent, thought-exploding mix of life-enhancing and career-enhancing creative storytelling.

And proof that.

If we look more closely.

And live more fully.

We each have a story to tell.

Important guidance, wit, perceptive observation and grizzled hard earned wisdom. It’s all here, beautifully written…

Carlo Navato, Co-Founder, The Do Lectures.

50odd can touch your heart, tickle your funny bone and tempt you to rethink the everyday pedestrian norms, and raise your bar.

Mary Keane-Dawson, Speaker & Writer.

50odd is a close and trusted friend to challenging me, entertaining me and – above all – reminding me why I love life.

Tony Robinson OBE, Author, Speaker, Campaigner, Broadcaster, Founder & Co-Owner of SFEDI Group.

Michael spits out insights and observations with regularity, honesty and humour. They always make me stop and think. The always reflect a part of him and maybe a part of us all. They sizzle like water on a hotplate, they sing with a kind of poetry, and there’s a new one every day. Every single day. For ten years. Brilliant.

Mark Shayler. Founding Partner at The Do-lectures & Founder at This is Ape. Author, ‘Do Present’ & ‘Do Disrupt’.

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