Category: Books

Brené Brown: ‘Vulnerability is the birthplace of innovation, creativity and change’

“Courage starts with showing up and letting ourselves be seen.” – Brené Brown I’m halfway through listening to Daring Greatly by Brené Brown.  You know how audible allows you to...

/ October 20, 2017

Designer and writer Alan Moore thinks beauty is the key to everything

Do Design – Why beauty is the key to everything “We were all born inherently creative.  We all have the capacity to bring beautiful things into this world and should...

/ August 28, 2017

Summer with a Roman Emperor; an introduction to Stoic Philosophy

“Don’t explain your philosophy. Embody it – Epictetus.” Part of my summer reading this year has focused on Stoic Philosophy.  It’s a school of thought that dates back to the...

/ August 6, 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

Creative Collisions: Sarah McCrum is offering you Energy on Demand

One of the best aspects of completing Seth Godin’s altMBA is the fact that I get to be part of an alumni made up of makers, mavericks, change agents and doers...

/ September 12, 2016

Frank Shamrock: A martial arts all-star and coach we can all learn from.

We can often learn from unexpected places If you want to dig deep into being more empathetic in business and everyday life then you could do a lot worse than...

/ August 25, 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