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The Art of Sharing

This TED talk by Amanda Palmer on The Art of Asking is one of my favourites. Mostly because it feels like the story of my life. I’ve recently read the book that came out of this talk and that cemented it. Fear. I’ve been terrified for a large portion of my life of asking for things. That shame. As Amanda …

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No More “News” & Stories That Steer

I can’t watch the news anymore. Maybe it’s age, maybe it’s saturation. The world is “going to hell in a handbag” and I just don’t feel like bearing witness anymore. Watching is getting us nowhere. I look at some of the images of (let’s be honest mostly right wing) politicians in the UK and US and all I see is control and …

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The Freedom of Fiefdoms

I write a lot these days. In a number of different places and with a number of different hats. There’s story hat, communications hat, creativity hat, learning & development hat, leadership hat, behaviour hat, tiny hat (Amy!) or… well there are a lot of hats. So here, I hope, all the hats can converge into a single space where my …