All posts by Steven Thomas

Fan of great ideas and (especially) the people that make them work. Steven is the creator of CurveFinder exploring subjects like collaboration, leadership, creative endeavour and personal development. He's spent over two decades working in the UK media industry holding various senior business and creative leadership roles, most recently with a focus on Digital Transformation and Corporate Start-ups. Accomplished coach and mentor. An Alumnus of Seth Godin's altMBA. Lives in Edinburgh with his wife and young family - freely admits to watching 'Butch Cassidy and The Sundance Kid' over 10 times.

Poem: Keith Moon on Drums

Keith Moon on Drums By Steven Thomas via GIPHY You should’ve seen Keith Moon on drums, Son Banging them pots with rapid swots Fantastic elastic attached to his body a...

/ February 2, 2017

Poem: The Work That Matters

The Work That Matters by Steven Thomas There’s method in the madness nothing really happens without the work that matters Face the hard part get to where your heart can...

/ January 14, 2017

Dealing with Impostor Syndrome

“Kings and Philosophers shit, and so do ladies” – Michel de Montaigne Impostor syndrome, we all feel it.  Like we shouldn’t be doing what we’re doing.  Like we gate-crashed the...

/ January 12, 2017

Award winning Author, Brian Conaghan, is living proof that persistence is fruitful

“Keeping going after all those rejections could seem a bit stupid. I just thought people have hobbies, don’t they?” – Brian Conaghan It was great to see fellow Scot, Brian...

/ January 6, 2017

Life and business lessons from distinguished Italian Tailors, A. Caraceni

“Every morning when we arrive here, we feel the same thing that our clients feel… we always get an emotional buzz” – Carlo Andreacchio, Father/Tailor. I stumbled upon this great...

/ December 22, 2016

Resolutions: Your Great, Great Grandfather arrives in his time machine, what do you tell him?

  “We all embody the dreams of our ancestors and with that, there’s a responsibility” – Brandan “B-MIKE” Odums   It’s that time of year again, a time when we...

/ December 21, 2016

Guy Grieve: Adventurer / Author / Scallop Diver / Entrepreneur

“If a thing is worth doing, it’s worth doing badly.  Make a start, adapt, then make it better.” – Guy Grieve   Have you ever had a friend who’s approach to...

/ October 31, 2016

Originality doesn’t exist, only influence and iteration

Why we should all ‘steal like an artist’ A good friend sent over this Wired article recently that celebrates a fantastic piece of work by the good folks at Dorothy,...

/ October 13, 2016

The art of making more than just a product by Otter Surfboards

What does making mean to you? I discovered this great little film when reading through the Hiut Denim newsletter.  You could do a lot worse than signing up to this...

/ September 26, 2016

David Lynch on where ideas come from

“It (an idea), comes like on a TV in your mind”- David Lynch If you can stretch to the 2 minutes and 12 seconds this video takes then you won’t...

/ September 23, 2016