Nike are a brand that don’t need much introduction. Nor does their tagline, Just Do It. Hidden in the simplicity is a powerful message that, this week, I’ve really started to focus on. Literally, just
When I had the original idea for my song “Those Hours”, finger-picking like a zombie on my battered child-size acoustic guitar at 3am in my kitchen, I had in mind something in the style of Avril Levigne… Which, as you can guess, is not my usual fare. Fast forward a little and as I recorded […]
Time is Money! We’ve all heard that phrase umpteen times. But have you ever worked out exactly how much money your time is worth? The answer might be surprising.
Keep It Simple! How many times have I heard this phrase, thought of this phrase, agreed with this phrase and… …still not applied it. So I’m going to try a little experiment:
Perfection, a human construct that doesn’t exist in the real world. So why hamper ourselves with a theoretical ideal?
You are never always right. It’s impossible. Not one hundred percent of the time. And if you know you are going to be wrong, that means you’ve got to change your mind. A lot. Let me explain…
When you dream of making a living from something you love doing, from your art, big questions spring to mind; where will I find customers? how will I pay the rent? is my work up to par? Whilst battling those questions your internal dialogue starts to
Kung fu means “high level of skill developed over a long time of hard work”. It can apply to any skill; grandmothers have kung fu in cooking. Frank Sinatra had kung fu in singing. In some ways it is the antithesis of “overnight sensation”. But the media
It’s easy to turn up, punch the clock, shuffle a lot of papers and go home, safe in the knowledge that you’ve done a “good day’s work”. But is that really useful, deep down, to you as a person?