It's 2015, I'm sitting in the reception area of the Holiday Inn at Hawthorn, a district of Los Angeles. It's around 8 weeks after the Paris terror attacks and having seen how the American TV news … [Read more...] about A Chance LA Conversation
We live in a fast moving world with always-on social media channels. The demands on our lives have never been greater in terms of the diversity, yet are we all any happier?
I used to believe that humanity wasn't, yet I have now changed that view. I believe that as a species we are capable of remarkable things and are proving that each week. It's simply that our in build negativity, added to media that thrives on it, never lets these positives be seen.
There is an incredibly positive world out there. We need simply need to discover it.
Zoom, Skype and Microsoft Teams are the new conference rooms. If you’re not used to this and you are working from home, then it pays to prepare a little for the fact that you are sort of inviting your … [Read more...] about Video Conferencing Tips – What Do You Look Like?
Thank you to everyone who responded about my article on working from home. If you missed it, you can read it here. One thing that shone through in your replies to my email newsletter was that there … [Read more...] about There’s More to This Than Toilet Roll
With the massive changes that appear to be happening to our way of life in the short term right now, it occurred to me that for many people who are used to commuting to an office each day, this is … [Read more...] about New to Home Remote Working? Here’s How to Get Started
It’s January 2020. Already. Where is your life going? Time to get moving and join that gym, right? The chances are that as you read this, you are full to the brim of good intentions and Christmas … [Read more...] about How to Keep Your Gym Habit New Year Resolution – You’re Not Alone
I’ve been reading Chris Hadfield’s book, An Astronauts Guide to Life on Earth. In it, Chris talks about a great many things in the book and I would urge anyone who would like help or guidance on how … [Read more...] about Aim to be a Zero – Be Like Chris Hadfield
I began Historic Racer in 2013. At the time, I was in full on motorsport instructor mode, contributing to various automotive editorial titles and designing digital marketing ideas for other people. I … [Read more...] about I Killed My Most Successful Blog – Here’s Why
Creativity is nearly always someone’s desire to express their emotions and be an outlet for their passions. Way too many people say, “I’m not creative.” You are, we all are. It’s simply that from a … [Read more...] about Creativity and Art Isn’t Always Hung on the Wall
If you’re a creative person, you need to be on Instagram. Not to seek out a huge tribe of followers, though that would be nice. You need to be on Instagram because it’s a simply great place to fuel … [Read more...] about Use Instagram to Boost Your Creativity, Not Your Likes
It’s Sunday morning as I write this, probably Monday by the time this goes out and I simply wanted to share with you a simple thought that I have mentioned to a few people this past week. And they all … [Read more...] about How to Save the World and Everything In It. It’s Easy
I have to say, I was a little hurt when I read it. The analysis of my characteristics and personality was there in print, had been passed on to my boss and also the car manufacturer who had been … [Read more...] about Why Being Labeled ‘Not A Team Player’ is a Strength to Your Team
I’m writing this as the week of the 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11 comes around. I feel the need to talk about Astronauts and their views and opinions. On life, on the world and above all on what we’re … [Read more...] about Why We Should be Listening to Astronauts and Not Politicians
I could feel the heat radiating from the wall behind me. It had been baking all day in the direct sunlight and now, as the sun was setting, it was releasing that stored energy, gently warming my back … [Read more...] about Fabian and Lucy
We all have a phrase that makes us rear up onto our hind legs. That utterance from others that probably means nothing to them, however it flicks a switch inside of you and lights a fuse that burns … [Read more...] about “With All Due Respect” – Yeah Whatever Dude.
I love them. And right now, you are probably doing one of two things. Either nodding in agreement, your mind bringing forth a vision of a warm Mediterranean evening, the paving under foot still warm … [Read more...] about About Olives
Some people who are friends of mine simply love to analyse the shit out of pretty much everything. They’re scared of failure of course, who isn’t? They love to be organised and planned out. And … [Read more...] about I want to hear your stories about fear and failure