How to focus

I don’t focus on what I’m up against. I focus on my goals and I try to ignore the rest. Focussing on something is the only way to get it done. We know this, chop wood, then carry water – one thing at a time. So why is focussing so difficult? There are too many … Read more

Where are the big ideas?

No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world. Referring to Paul Graham’s “Schlep Blindness” – the avoidance of certain tasks as they are monotonous or unpleasant, this info graphic beautifully illustrates how embracing potential “Schlep” activities is the way to generate original ideas and make progress. When you embrace the … Read more

31 ways to be creative

Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. From facing your fears, to asking why not instead of why, this fun list of 31 ways to be creative is a little reminder that our best ideas can come when we feel we are “playing” and experimenting. Explore, Play, Create, … Read more

The anatomy of Determination

Do not underestimate the determination of a quiet man. This info graphic from the wonderful Funders and Founders, illustrates what it takes to succeed in the world of startups. Even if you’re not a start up, the interplay between discipline, wilfulness and ambition are fascinating. Read the full article here. 🙂

How not to be hard on yourself

We all give ourselves a hard time, the neat graphic below reminds us that we should go easier on ourselves- use the carrot, not the stick 🙂 Credit to Motivation on Instagram for the image. For more inspiring Instagram accounts click here 🙂