Rule Breaking For Good People

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Wow, we really like our rules, don’t we? Just mention rule-breaking to good people and you can see them get shifty-eyed and uncomfortable. But what do rules give us and why are we so scared to break them? Rules give us more of what we already have. After the industrial … Read More

Join The Dots From Your Whole Life

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You can join the dots from your whole life, but often we don’t. One of the unfortunate consequences of our industrial view of work is that it has tainted our sense of life and self as well. We tend to see the dots we join at work as being unrelated … Read More

You Don’t Have To Be Creative To Be Creative

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You can’t paint, dance, act, write poetry or play music. Luckily, you don’t have to be creative to be creative. Because what you can do is solve problems. Take small details and weld them together into answers. You do this by being creative. Not by practising art. And we are … Read More

Don’t Fear New Stuff

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Fear equals False Evidence Appearing Real. You’ve seen this on social media and it probably comes off as a trite trope. But it holds a truth You don’t have to fear new stuff. Typically, what we fear has not yet happened. We are scared it will. IN that sense, it … Read More

Question Everything! Why?

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WHY? It’s amazing how we blindly accept so much, depending on how much authority we attribute to the source. We are herd animals, authority hands down guidelines that are supposed to be beneficial to us, so we don’t quibble. We follow. We just don’t question everything. But what happens when … Read More

Creativity Rules

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You were born creative. What you weren’t born with were ninja-level skills. So, you could solve problems from birth, which is how you learned to walk, eat and speak. But those skills took time, effort and repetition to master. Creativity Rules can change that. THAT’s why you aren’t the next … Read More

More Than Blue Collab

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The ‘More Than Blue collab is a musical work featuring words from the poem, More Than Blue and music/vocals from the Band Sighs Of Monsters The poem ‘More Than Blue’ references the New Order track Blue Monday… so for this collab, London-based band, Sighs Of Monsters, created a New Order … Read More

How to Make ‘ A Great Read’

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Do you know how to make a great read? When a highly skilled practitioner delivers a world-class performance or product, it’s easy to look up in awe and assume that we mere mortals will never be able to achieve that. Verity Price won the 2021 Toastmasters Global Public Speaking competition.. … Read More

Personal Freedom Collab

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Ingrid Lotter has created a remarkable piece of art as an interpretation of the poem, ‘Personal Freedom.’ As an artist, Ingrid works with a wide range of mediums, creating work that is sometimes practical and sometimes purely aesthetic. For this poetry collab, she has produced a graphic work including paint, … Read More

Rock Your Writing Explained

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I am proud to announce the launch of Rock Your Writing: an 8-module online course designed to help you compose better writing for any purpose you may need it. The interview below should answer most of your questions about the course. Most of us were never taught how to properly … Read More

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