Tag Archive for inspiration

Where do great ideas come from?

Innocent Insprires latest talk is on creativity and includes snippets from Rob Da Bank (who started Bestival and could now Own Da Bank) and poet Benjamin Zephaniah. It’s a typically slick production from Innocent, but slide under the smooth veneer and there’s some good stuff here  

It only hurts so much…

because they want it so bad. It’s the first day of Wimbledon today and here’s the BBC’s rousing build up. I love this. Wouldn’t it be great to care this much, to want so bad what you do? p.s If you’re stuck in a job that you don’t really care about my career change workshop running this Saturday 29 June…

Evolve. Update. Adapt. Express. Transform

That’s the new ad slogan from fashion label Max Mara. I like it. I really like it. Could swap places as a slogan for work, for life. Evolving out of what you’ve learned and become , updating what needs to be left behind, adapting to the world, expressing yourself truly (always, always), transforming all the time into the next version…

We become what we surround ourselves by..

Two recent observations: Observation One – My car was bashed into recently, so while it was getting fixed the garage kindly set me up with a courtesy car. Embarrasingly it looked like something a stormtrooper would drive especially when my driving companion looks like Chewbacca. Also it’s WHITE (eek) Well it WAS white until this weekend when the snowy grey…

Whose shoes?

So at the career change workshop I ran on Saturday with a bunch of bright interesting people, we were talking about why everyone had come along i.e what wasn’t working and what they wanted to change. One of the participants said he looked around himself at work, and especially looked at his bosses and realised he didn’t want to be…

It’s in the bag…

Want to start your own business but don’t have the cash or know-how to begin? You’ve GOT to watch this latest film by Google Chrome on The Cambridge Satchel company that was started on £600 by Julie Dean – a mum who didn’t have the cash or know-how either.  It’s now turning over £1m a month (!), and the company’s…