Inspiration

Breaking Bad – we should all do it

Breaking Bad - we should all do it

For some time I’ve been hearing about what a great show “Breaking Bad” is, although I had never watched it. I also heard that the last season (season 6) had been shown and now it’s all over. I think the thing that put me off was the summary, which said that Walter White receives a […]

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Whaddya really wanna do?

You can get as enthusiastic as you like about being successful generally but it seems to me that after a while you will get fed up unless you are pursuing something you are really passionate about. The goal of undefined success can only keep you going for so long. Are bankers happy? You might have […]

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Aaaayy! Make like The Fonz

Make like The Fonz

Do you remember a television show from the 1970s called “Happy Days”? In case you’re too young to remember, or so old that you’ve forgotten, it was about the Cunningham family, who lived in 1950s Milwaukee: Mr & Mrs C, and the kids Richie, Joannie and Chuck (who didn’t last long). The Cunninghams had a […]

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An old Steve Jobs video

This video is a few of years old now but most people I tell about it haven’t seen it, so maybe you haven’t either. It’s a speech that Steve Jobs gave at a Stanford University graduation ceremony and it’s one of the most inspiring things you’ll ever see. Three stories In the video Steve tells […]

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Get out of your own way

Get out of your own way

I was watching the women’s downhill skiing event at the Olympics yesterday (only on television, unfortunately) and something the expert commentator said fascinated me. One of the competitors was not doing as well as might have been expected and as she went round a bend she shouted to herself, “Come on!”. Now this is a […]

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So you think you can draw?

This amazing video shows the winner of ” Ukraine ’s Got Talent”, Kseniya Simonova, drawing a series of pictures on an illuminated sand table that depict how Ukranian people were affected by the German invasion during World War II. The images, projected onto a large screen, moved many in the audience to tears and she […]

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