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Social Media – Does exactly what it says on the box.

After having a major falling out with all thing’s social media this week… I have had a major breakthrough… Social Media is not about Work. It tricks you into thinking it is, but that just ain’t so. Do we go to a gathering of friends and have analytical conversations about The Work? No, we chat…

“Zoomed out”… Really?

I have been hearing this phrase more and more and I even said it myself. I filled my day with lots of online calls with the intention of finding connection and purpose. Then when I got fatigued, I blamed it on the calls. When in reality, they might not have been the root cause. We…

Midweek Bonus Blog. Because Learning Matters.

There have been some terrible consequences for UK students in the fallout of the lockdown from COVID.  And if they haven’t had enough to deal with, an algorithm has significantly disadvantaged countless students as they progress to the next phase of their education. Now, I’m no fan of our current approach to education or the…

Creativity and Gardening – Take Two

Today was an important day… I had been agonising over this decision for weeks and was worried about the outcome… well both outcomes really.  Do nothing or do something… It was one of those, well it could go either way.  But if I do nothing then I know nothing changes and the likelihood of failure is more…

My Hero has Fallen

What do you do when your hero falls from grace? I’ve realised I’m in a bit of a “my hero has fallen” hangover. The reality of what is happening is my hero is doing what every rational businessperson does in times of crisis – protects the investment of staff, resources and income. We all got…

Creative Calling No.12 – Inner Critic

This video is about Creative Calling #12 – Inner Critic With a break-up letter I wrote to my inner critic. If you missed the blog version a few weeks ago, here it is in full techni-colour and surround sound. This is the final episode in series one of Creative Calling. The blogs will keep coming…

Creative Calling No.11 – Outer Critics

This video is about Creative Calling #11 – Outer Critics Giving in to Resistance because of the fear of judgement. The very thing you don’t want to write about, is the very thing you must write about. Tap the image and the video will open and play in YouTube. Now it’s your turn….

Mischief Management

It feels like we are flagging a little more now. The pandemic presses on, the news is gloomy and there is little chance of a proper holiday any time soon to rest and recuperate. And in these rather tumultuous times, it appears our inner child is becoming restless… you know the one… they sit in…

Creative Calling No. 10 – Reflection Loop

This video is about Creative Calling #10 – Reflection Loop Reflection is great, if you finish the process by going back and looking at the things you wrote about, find the patterns, remind yourself of the obstacles and how you overcame them. Tap the video image and it will open in YouTube. Now it’s your…