Tag Archives: inspiration

My three words for 2020

Every year, for the past nine years, I’ve been following a tradition started by Chris Brogan in 2006 to choose three words to guide my actions and choices for the year ahead. I’m not a big fan of New Year resolutions; if you’re going to make a change, any date is as good as any […]

Make good art

One of the joys of YouTube is the access to brilliant speeches and presentations. As well as TED Talks and conference keynotes, I enjoy watching and listening to great commencement speeches, too. In twenty to thirty minutes I regularly come away feeling enlightened, motivated – and a whole lot smarter than I did before! One […]

10 places to find content ideas for your blog

Finding content ideas for a blog can be a nagging source of frustration and is a common problem for many. ‘Blogger’s block’ can affect both newcomers and seasoned pros alike. Despite having a theme, subject area and raison d’être for my blog, I still find it difficult sometimes to find inspiration for ideas. If I […]

The Golden Circle: a formula for inspiring action

In 2010 Simon Sinek delivered a TED Talk on How great leaders inspire action, the content of which has resonated with me ever since. While most of us think nothing of how great companies and individuals get to (and often stay) where they are, Simon produced a lecture that offered a little insight into how the best […]