By Andy Warhol By Vincent Van Gogh By Jackson Pollock By Pablo Picasso Master the BasicsMaster the basics, then you have the reference and skills to push to the edge of creativity. Thank you for taking the time to read this post, I hope you enjoyed it. If you found it interesting please consider following … Continue reading Master the basics
Problem Solving & Decision Making – Framing and finding the middle
Part 1 How was the movie? Good or bad? Should we tender for that project? Yes or No? Should I hire someone else? What colour should our logo be, blue or green? When should we launch our new product? Decisions are damn hard. We have to make so many as well. As you go about … Continue reading Problem Solving & Decision Making – Framing and finding the middle
You don't panic You move smooth You're balanced You're assertive You're considered You're honest - you say when something can't be done . You're on time You have discipline You know you can outwork them You have grit You lean in . You don't complain You practice You make mistakes You learn You're friendly . … Continue reading You deliver
Your Brain is Tricking You!
OneA few years ago, I decided I wanted to play some more golf. Being a bit of an amateur, I also decided to get a couple of lessons. Among the awkward back breaking stances and (too many) sliced drives, there was one piece of advice given that has always stuck with me. I remember it … Continue reading Your Brain is Tricking You!
Starting a Business – Planning – Part 3
This is a three part series on planning a business, for context, if you haven't read Parts 1 & 2, please head to my page and read these first. Thanks for reading! Part 3.1As promised, some tips on how to get lucky; Start - you have to be in the game to win. There is … Continue reading Starting a Business – Planning – Part 3
About this blog
I wanted to expand slightly on my first post that was loosely about the blog. I will also add it as an about page on the Blue Beagle site. Here goes; I am fairly private in my thoughts. I prefer to talk about the other person in a conversation. Writing this blog is actually pretty … Continue reading About this blog
Strengths vs Weaknesses
Part 1Your strengths and weaknesses - Do you know what they are? How would you work on them to improve yourself if you did? Where is your energy best spent? We all have a natural predisposition for certain things. A foot we kick with or a hand we write with. We us our preferred side … Continue reading Strengths vs Weaknesses
Part 1Every morning I look at my to do list, I give myself a couple of easy ones to start, warms me into the day, makes me feel good. The days I'm most effective I tackle the hard things first, the item that makes me uncomfortable just reading it. When I do that, it makes … Continue reading Aim High
I'm not sure I have ever had an original idea. Come to think of it, I'm not sure many have people actually have. The good ones certainly are rare. All ideas originate somewhere, how many truly unique ideas are there? Part 1 We are always building on what has come before us. I believe that … Continue reading Ideas
My Dad started making pottery when I was young. I assume this was to help manage the stress of a tough job. Down at the local Arts Centre he would make cups and pots and plates and all sorts of things. My brother and I were in awe. But looking back, his work at the … Continue reading Pottery