Let Your Story Find You

Let Your Story Find You

On Friday 17 June I attended a story-telling workshop with Simon Hodges of Words That Change in Amsterdam. Simon hosts a regular meet-up group that I have been a member of for over a year, but this was the first time that I had been able to actually attend one of the...
Something’s Gotta Change

Something’s Gotta Change

A lot of crazy things are happening in our world. In fact, from the point of view of our daily lives, it seems that things really are going backwards rather than forwards. In many countries, the Right is on the rise and people seem intent on forcing exclusionary,...
What Do I Believe In?

What Do I Believe In?

I had a cool meeting with Simon Hodges in Amsterdam last week. He’s a Story Telling professional and someone whose company I immensely enjoy. During the course of a pretty wild-ranging discussion, he basically asked me: what do I believe in? What do I want to see in...
What Creativity Does To Your Brain

What Creativity Does To Your Brain

The act of creation, creativity itself and the fine art of getting really good at these two things are matters that have preoccupied me a lot of late. In a previous post about the 10 000 hours of mastery, a reader positted that some people just never seem to get...