Time to Create Part 2

My continued journey on the overhaul of the fishing boat. Part One http://id8.ie/time-to-create/ 2014 – My local timber yard sourced & supplied to approximate size 22ft 3″x1 1/2″ lengths of larch and white oak for the seats and all internal timber. I gathered all the necessary equipment that I thought I would need Timber, G-clamps, […]

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 […]

Time to Create

“All Work and no play makes jack a dull boy” People frequently comment that if you enjoy your work, then it feels no longer like work. Working as a consultant with startups, micro and sme(b) business in Ireland,  I often see the translation of enjoyment of a hobby into potential self employment and to the […]

What is your Passion?

What’s Your Passion? What would you do if you didn’t have to earn a living? Imagine you’ve won the lottery, had a long holiday and are now keen to get back to work. What sort of things would you contemplate? What activities are you happiest doing?  Identify three occasions when you’ve felt most alive, most […]

What’s Your Vision?

What’s Your Vision? Answer these simple questions with five words or a short statement for each. 1.    What do you want most out of life? e.g. to be happy and feel fulfilled 2.   What do you want to see happen in the world? e.g. peace happiness 3.   What makes you special? e.g. my energy, drive […]