Creativity vs Control

Creativity vs Control

There is nothing worse in life than feeling like you have no control: no choice. You are being ground by circumstances and you can literally only do one thing. Such a lack of independence can drive people mad and to desperate deeds. One of the most important aspects...
My Creative Process

My Creative Process

If you’ve done any reading into the nature and origins of Creativity, you’ll know: It’s complicated. And that’s just what is happening on a biological level in your brain. What muddies the water event further is the fact that often highly creative people have highly...
Technology versus Art

Technology versus Art

Last week, I read the in-flight magazine on the Air Baltic flight I was on to Vilnius, Lithuania. It’s a big chunky magazine and can keep you busy for a short hop flight. There was an article in the magazine about Stuttgart which really irritated me and demonstrates...
Perspective Power

Perspective Power

You teach best what you most need to learn. I wasn’t aware that this was a Richard Bach quote (one of my favourite authors) until I looked it up this morning. One of the keys to staying creative, keeping your thinking fresh and to challenging the status quo is to keep...
Working The Pipeline

Working The Pipeline

My good friend Aasifah Omar said to me a long time ago that I needed to have a sales pipeline for my business. But because I didn’t consider my self a salesperson, or my business a salesy kind of business, I pretty much ignored that advice. However, being busy with...