How to speak so that people want to listen | Julian Treasure  7 bad habits to get rid of (as they don’t bring anything to the table): Gossip Judging Negativity Complaining Making excuses Embroidery / exaggeration Dogmatism – the confusion of facts and opinions The HAIL model: Honesty – being Read more…

Sound business advice from 33 pop culture characters (including dealers, mafia bosses, media types, startup founders & ad people) Let’s get them down to a few: – Chris Gardner / Don’t ever let someone tell you you can’t do something. Not even me. You got a dream. You got to Read more…

I wish my classrooms could have been vandalised this way: stunning chalkboard artworks at Columbus College of Art by the senior duet Dangerdust. Click through to see more of their portfolio and great work. After all, it’s in the nature of all temporary things to turn the ephemeral into combusting beauty: Read more…

Canadian astronaut & ISS Commander Chris Hadfield on why crossing the finish line isn’t important, racing is (via Farnam Street) If you view crossing the finish line as the measure of your life, you’re setting yourself up for a personal disaster. There are very very very few people who win gold Read more…