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

Jump-start your daily habits

Could you read a book a day?  I came across this interesting infographic from StopStartDo.com.  Food for thought…  

/ May 7, 2016

Feeding the person you want to be…

  So, I’ve been working next to a Wholefoods Market in London and have found myself in there most lunchtimes.  Aside from being amazed at the vast selection of rem,...

/ April 27, 2016

A chance encounter with artistic innovator – David Mahoney

Sometimes just hanging around in a creative environment can provide great little sparks.  Last week I visited the new headquarters of Creative Edinburgh and was kindly introduced to Edinburgh based Illustrator...

/ April 25, 2016