Monday’s Musings


A conversation on cultivating creativity between Chase Jarvis and Brene Brown

The crossroads of should and must. 

A primer for negotiating with different cultures around the world. 

– All your online discoveries store in one simple cloud – Dragdis

How to get a busy person to respond to your emails.

“Happiness makes people more productive at work, according to a new study.” 

Contactually keeps you on top of your contact list so you never lose touch.

The road to creative freedom. 



Monday’s Musings


What is creativity – Julie Burstein

– The makers of Guitar Hero have created Blue Goji – it transforms any fitness equipment into an interactive game machine. Working via iPhone or iPad with controllers and activity sensors it’ll make your workout feel like a snap.

Secret: it’s not about who you are, it’s about what you say. A place to share whatever is on your mind freely.

The key to success.

– “Jobs was quiet during the pitch, but he seemed intrigued throughout, and now it was time for him to talk. He looked around the room filled with the “Think Different” billboards and said, “This is great, this is really great … but I can’t do this. People already think I’m an egotist, and putting the Apple logo up there with all these geniuses will get me skewered by the press.” The room was totally silent. The “Think Different” campaign was the only campaign we had in our bag of tricks, and I thought for certain we were toast. Steve then paused and looked around the room and said out loud, yet almost as if to his own self, “What am I doing? Screw it. It’s the right thing. It’s great. Let’s talk tomorrow.”In a matter of seconds, right before our very eyes, he had done a complete about-face.

How do you best use the time in your day?


Monday’s Musings


– The 2014 TedTalks has an impressive speaker line-up

– On the subject of public speaking, here’s a great guide to giving unforgettable presentations.

Doorman, exactly what you need when you’re away and have parcels arriving at your doorstep.

– All those gift cards that people lose or don’t get used – now there’s a solution – Kiind. A service that allows you to send digital gift cards and not be charged until the recipient has used it. Perfect!