Articles by Peter Fritz

Peter Fritz

Peter Fritz is the founder Office Anywhere. He believes you should be able to work where, when and how you want; to work and live on your terms. He’s a dad, a husband, an ex-husband; a photographer and outdoorsy guy. Visit .Visit https://officeanywhere.co/ You can also listen to Peter's podcasts on https://officeanywhere.co/peter-fritz-office-anywhere-podcast/


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Everyone’s an expert today. In relationships, business, marketing or investing, there’s a cast of thousands that’ll tell you what to do.  One of them is a guy I’ve known for 20 years. Let’s call him Phil. Hell of a nice bloke. But every time I see him, he tries to teach me something, like the…

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You’re flat on your back under a fluorescent light that flickers on and off. Either side are machines that monitor your vital signs through a dozen different wires and alternating beeps. Clothed in a gown that rides up uncomfortably and encased in stiff cotton sheets, you’re surrounded by family and friends who stare awkwardly about…

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One cold July evening back in 1994, I was seated in the warmth and grandeur of Sydney’s State Theatre, having travelled almost 900kms by road to hear some of the top personal development speakers from around the world. One of them was a caricature of a man called Charlie Tremendous Jones.  He was, by any…

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Not long ago, I realised I was going to die. I didn’t know when, exactly, but I was sure it would be soon. Australian entrepreneur Kerry Packer’s male antecedents had a history of coronary problems, and many died young.  He was no exception and succumbed at age 68 while still one of the wealthiest men…

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Let’s talk about children. Children can be expensive. Entitled, demanding, spoiled children are a massive liability – first to you as their parent and later, to themselves when they have to pay their own way.  The wrong habits, if allowed to blossom, last a long time. Perhaps, even a lifetime. I’ve heard the complaints –…

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Do you have any idea what a fluke you are? What do you suppose the odds are of you even existing? One in a billion? Trillion? Well, the odds of your parents meeting, dating and staying together long enough to conceive you are about 1 in 40 million, assuming your dad met about 10,000 women…

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I hear it all the time – fathers complaining that their teenagers treat them like an ATM.  I have a couple of teenagers myself, plus a five-year-old. Once upon a time their doe-eyed expressions and vice-like hugs challenged my principles and many times, I succumbed. But that was a long time ago and now, most…

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Everyone’s an expert, it seems. Whether it’s relationships, business, marketing or investing, almost everyone has an opinion. And they defend it no matter how ignorant, inexperienced or stupid they might be. Thanks to the Internet, almost anyone can hang up a shingle these days and claim they’re an expert. So after a couple of decades…