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 […]

I Want to Cook With Confidence

Recently I was asked to teach a 6 week cookery class at night. I run Creativity workshops for professionals where there is particular emphasis on developing Creative Confidence. Embracing new challenges and developing new perspectives are principles that I encourage people to adopt in order that they develop their own creativity so, even though I […]

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 […]

Mind Map

A mind map is a diagram used to represent words, ideas, tasks or other items linked to and arranged radially around a central key word or idea. It is used to generate, visualise, structure and classify ideas, and as an aid in study, organisation, problem solving, decision making, and writing. It is an image-centered diagram […]

Ideas are King

Ideas are king when it comes to separating successful companies from failures. The ability to innovate, create and think differently is paramount to setting your company ahead of the rest. A  company that creates and exploits, in parallel, will yield competitive advantage. Yet the flow of innovation and creativity is needed. Flow is equal to […]