Do you know what your life’s work is? It’s a daunting concept, isn’t it? How do we take our life’s work into our own hands – as the tagline of this blog suggests – if ...
I love to find new tips and tricks from books that I can apply in my own life so I was instantly attracted to the idea of being a ‘literary guinea pig’ for Canongate’s Nudge ...
One of the big things we need to overcome as creative professionals are self-limiting beliefs around money. In my experience, we all have them.
Clear-minded Creativity is possible, if you’re willing to work at it. The fact is though, it’s a work in progress, not a permanent state of mind. Most importantly though, and here is the real secret to ...
Freedom in the present moment comes from letting go of the need to know what will happen in the future. From trusting that you will make the right decisions if you listen to your heart, ...
Water of Life is an art-science collaboration between Rob St. John and Tommy Perman exploring flows of water through Edinburgh using drawings, photos, writing and sound. I was suitably intrigued when I found out that ...
“I think the only reason I’ve had the career life that I’ve had is that someone told me some secrets early on about living. You can do the very best you can when you’re very, very relaxed, no matter what it is or what your job is, the more relaxed you are the better you […]
Resurfacing after a few months in his offline hideout, Fabian discusses with Milo the beauty of creating in the real world, the importance of goals, what he has in common with David Hasselhoff and the improbabilities of ever becoming a professional kite-surfer (despite his involvement with Westend Surfing). After a short interruption from a potential psychokiller, we […]
A couple of weeks ago I launched a Patreon campaign, funnily enough during the same week that they raised $15m of venture capital funding. (more…)
I recently had the pleasure of meeting and chatting to Farnoosh Brock, the uber-prolific blogger and businesswoman behind Prolific Living and the author of The Healthy Smoothie Bible (just published this year) and The Healthy Juicer’s Bible, (which sold 30,000 copies last year!). Farnoosh and her husband and business partner Andy live in the US but were […]
I was delighted to be invited to take part in an interview for Radio Enso, a fantastic podcast by Gregory Berg, who I met in Portland at WDS 2012 and who lives in San Diego. (more…)
This week I attended a conference about self-employment and small business in Glasgow and got a little bit excited about Apple’s new software announcements. In the meantime, here’s another five podcasts for you (embedded below) and here’s the full playlist for the last week on SoundCloud. (more…)
Wow. That’s May over then. And with it, my successful attempt to record a podcast 5 days a week. At least, I think the numbers work out pretty much ok, as I’ve recorded 22 podcasts over 31 days. I don’t care anyway as I’m happy with what I’ve managed to do, especially given that I […]
Another week of podcasts for you, most of which ended up having a train metaphor running throughout – plus I answer a comment from a listener on last week’s round-up post. To catch up just go to the SoundCloud Playlist and you can listen to all the podcasts so far. (more…)