What's your personal brand?

What Simon Sinek accidentally missed…


By Emily Kucukalic In 2009, Sinek burst into our modern marketing psyche when he presented his golden circle.  The TEDx talk of the easy-on-the-eye Brainiac has, to this day, had […]

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Should I Even Be Here?


By Jo Martin The Irishman, Dr James Barry had an amazing career as a surgeon in the British Armed Forces. A pioneer of surgery and stationed all around the world, even […]

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Dealing with Difficult


By Jo Martin We all know them… those people that you just can’t seem to crack. Those work colleagues you just don’t work well with.  You sit in meetings, frustrated, unable to […]

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Be average. It’s cool.


Keith Johnstone (inventor of Theatresports amongst other things) is considered the master of improvisation. His techniques are taught the world over. He has some really interesting thoughts on what it […]

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Here’s how to love what you do!


Getting into the flow of things is at the hear of satisfaction with what you do. Here’s how to get there.

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The darker your humour, the smarter you are?


People who enjoy dark humour are smarter, because it is a complex processing task.

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Creative people can get to the Upside Down – can you?


What are the character traits of creative people? How many do you have?

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Repetition creates Recognition. Repeat.


Repetition creates recognition.  Consistency creates trust.  When we trust someone, we are loyal.

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I can’t remember your name…


We have all had the specialist coaches give us tips on how to memorise people’s names.  “Remember something distinctive about the person”, “Repeat their name at least three times in […]

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Once upon a time…lessons from the greatest.


Is storytelling the new ‘Mindfulness’ or is there something really useful behind this latest trend?

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Quick! Turn up the heat.


Warmth is associated with trust. Like Sheldon says, when people are upset, offer them a warm beverage.

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The sound of silence – 5 common filters we use when listening.


We all apply filters when we listen – what are yours?

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