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...

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!...