Month: May 2016

Decision making: Bringing it back to “what’s it for?”

On Seth Godin’s altMBA, from start to finish, on every project, one of the key questions that we all labored over (and still do) was “what’s it for?”.  Three short...

/ May 25, 2016

A.M.P: The recipe for personal and professional motivation…

Success. Happiness. Fulfillment. Motivation.  *poor analogy alert* Seems to me that a lot of people are searching for the formula or recipe that serves these up on the metaphorical dinner plate of existence (whatever...

/ May 23, 2016

Welcome to Curvefinder.com, here’s what to expect

Thanks a lot for checking out my site.  It’s my study of the concept of self-innovation and creating change for yourself and the people around you; my view is that we...

/ May 19, 2016

Taking a structured approach to goal setting

Before I went through Seth Godin’s altMBA I thought I had goal setting pretty nailed.  How hard can it be, right?  If somebody asked me what I was aiming for either...

/ May 18, 2016

Self-innovation can be just like riding a bike

How can understanding a typical innovation curve or s-curve in business terms help us innovate ourselves? The s-curve is the model applied to help explain the diffusion of disruptive innovations in business....

/ May 17, 2016

GYSHIDO – The art of getting your sh*t done

It feels rather obvious to say, but clearly, unless we get things done we’ll have a hard time reaching our goals.  As humans, now more than ever, we’re fighting the incessant...

/ May 17, 2016

Caroline Paul: The former firefighter teaching girls to be gutsy

I caught a recent podcast from Tim Ferriss where he interviewed Caroline Paul.  Caroline is a former San Franciscan Firefighter and has also written four published books.  The most recent...

/ May 16, 2016

Billy Letford: Roofer / Poet

I first met Billy back in October 2015.  At the time I was working with The Scotsman newspaper and we were re-positioning the brand to reflect the modern, vibrant, colourful...

/ May 16, 2016

Soul singer Charles Bradley showed us it ain’t never too late to innovate

If you haven’t heard of Charles Bradley then I recommend you check out his work.  He’s a man with a ton of soul and a tremendous talent.  Aside from producing...

/ May 11, 2016

Meditation: An ancient practice to deal with modern challenges

Finding your flow “Meditation is evolution’s strategy to bring out our full potential.” – Tara Brach Can you remember a time when you felt completely in control and at ease with...

/ May 7, 2016