How to do the impossible!

You need to be really careful about the limitations you place on yourself. This brief article explains why. I’d like to start by asking you a question: When was the last time you consciously thought about, what’s really… Read More

Stuck? Try this useful problem solving tip!

Sometimes you get so close to a challenge, problem or project, that it smothers you… and your creativity. Give yourself some distance When you’re stuck or making too little progress on a creative project, put some distance between… Read More

How to find the answers you need, Einstein style!

One of the keys to problem solving, is to learn how to stick with the challenge for long enough to find the answer you need. Einstein famously said: “It’s not that I’m so smart, it’s just that I… Read More

Video: A quick look at the design genius of Dieter Rams

A short, informed introduction to the work of design legend, Dieter Rams. It was recorded at a travelling exhibit, celebrating the work of Dieter Rams, during its stop at London’s Design Museum.

The Magnetic Organization System

Here’s a wonderfully designed answer to a common, frustrating problem. If you find yourself regularly having to hunt around your desk for cables, this could be just what you need: The MOS (Magnetic Organization System). As the name… Read More

The secret behind the world’s best problem solvers!

This article is about one of the keys to creative problem solving. It starts with an understanding that the best problem solvers and idea developers, know that most questions have more than one correct answer. For example, if… Read More

Creativity and curiosity: The undeniable link

Here’s an interesting question: How curious are you? As young children, we are endlessly curious about the world around us. We examine and explore everything. Then, as we get a little older we are made to sit down… Read More

4 Ways to refresh your thinking and work smarter

This article comes from my friend, web developer and software writer, Gregor Spowart. He shares 4 simple ways to produce better work and refresh your thinking, so you are more creative and productive. When I first started my… Read More

Don’t get angry – Get proactive

The next time you’re feeling stressed, angry or frustrated, remember this: You’re fighting against a world of your own creation. Take that stress, anger or frustration and use them to motivate yourself to improve the situation. Don’t get… Read More