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Why Don’t I Know What I Want?

They didn't teach you at school how to work this out when I was a kid. Most people I know went for a quick answer, chose a life path, and got on with following it. We tended to base our choices on a range of influences. Maybe you have also run your life like this? My...

A Million Choices

What if every choice created a new world? Iain Banks, who died recently, wrote a novel called Transition, based in a universe where our world appears an infinite number of times, with every choice by every person making a new, parallel world where everything is...

We are always becoming

This great talk explains how we fool ourselves that we are "completed" at every age of our lives.  At every age, we change and change again.  The message?  We keep on changing, over and over, and this gives us the opportunity to reinvent ourselves....

Ken Robinson on Education

This is one of the most-watched TED talks of all, and it is important, interesting and funny.  It might suggest to you that there is something you are great at that you have never discovered!...

Pencils for Profit

An inspiring young man shares his dreams and his history.  For me, the most important point is to get out of your comfort zone! https://youtu.be/Z8oE2kqVXkk

Programming Yourself for Success

This young woman has had great success in her business.  It's worth watching the video for several reasons: the first volunteer, the fact that she had several failures along the way, and her simple but effective approach.  See what you think....

Act at Once!

That's right!  We have an endless supply of great ideas, and they come and go all the time.  If we don't take an action, or even just make a note of them, they drift away and we forget we ever had them in the first place.  Make yourself do something - ideas are...

Getting started – on anything!

This great speaker is right on the button when she talks about the challenge of getting started.  We've all been there, we've all thought something was a great idea, and we've all done nothing about it! https://youtu.be/Lp7E973zozc    

Confidence

Confidence involves trying things out, having a go, learning from mistakes, not taking yourself too seriously.  The Facebook post on the left is an example.  I'm learning to use a piece of software called Canva, and my first three attempts turned out to be pretty...

3 Tips for confidence building

There are always many approaches to solving any problem, but the more you look, the more you see the same solutions starting to emerge.  It's no different with confidence.  This little animated video says it all and is a great place to start....

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