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
Starting a Business – Planning – Part 2
Part 2.1Amazon had desks made of doors, which became a symbol of frugality, Facebook connected the world and 'moved fast and broke things', Apple had a famous garage and a visionary founder. These stories are part of who these companies are, part of their narrative, their origin, their mythology. Part 2.2There are likely one hundred … Continue reading Starting a Business – Planning – Part 2
Starting a Business – Planning – Part 1
Apologies for not posting in over a week, this post took multiple re-writes before I was happy in the way I was articulating my thoughts. It is a 3 part series, here is Part 1; Part 1.1No one can predict the future with any certainty. Why? Part 1.2France won the World Cup. Mbappe's speed and … Continue reading Starting a Business – Planning – Part 1
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