Your Brain on Creativity

“The real voyage of discovery lies not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes.” Marcel Proust Yesterday I attended a Webinar given by the Stanford Centre for Professional Development (SCPD) – you have to love webinars, you can interact with amazing people and you don’t have to leave your house. Anyway, the Webinar […]

Fear is the procrastinators best friend..

Who’s with me?This week I’ve realised I’ve been indulging in extreme procrastination. I’ s really been ready for months to launch a new venture but I’ve been busy perfecting and talking and doing a million other things that could be done instead of acting. This is a familiar step in the creative process. Whether you […]

Where Ideas Come From: Be a visitor!….

When you travelled to work this morning, assuming it’s a route you’ve taken regularly, what did you notice? Did you see the people? Did you notice the beautiful Georgian architecture or wonder about the inhabitants of the 1970s concrete office tower? Chances are your route is so familiar that you really don’t notice anymore. Our […]

Dress / Think for the occasion

We attended an dual event for a programme on helping regional SME’s in Ireland to innovate, develop and grow their business http://www.itcarlow.ie/enterprise/inspire/inspire-home.htm The initial meeting was with the other tutors / consultants of the course and the organisers. As such, with a initial business meeting we dressed for the occasion, formal business – Suit & […]

World Design Capital 2014

The City of Cape Town intends to use the World Design Capital (WDC) for 2014, WDC opportunity to take a critical look at how well we employ design and design thinking in their city operations. “What has emerged is that design thinking has been and is used very effectively in many projects and processes. During […]