Paul Arden was a former executive creative director at Saatchi & Saatchi, and a legend of British advertising. He had a unique way of thinking outside the box and then communicating in both an interesting and activating manner – using both words and visual images. Two powerful books that I have enjoyed reading are: –…

How To Fight For What You Want (And Ultimately Get It) There have been times in my life – as I reflect upon it I am sad to say– that I have been a coward. But then there have been other times, more in comparison I am proud to say, when I have risen to…

The Power of Definite Chief Aim: Unlocking Your True Potential Now I realize that in asking this question I may be preaching to the converted but even the most knowledgeable motivational enthusiast can’t turn down the opportunity to revisit this all important concept. After all, we’re supposed to belong to the 2% of the world’s…

The Secret to Living a Happy, Fulfilling Life The one thing I like predominantly about hanging around winners is that they force me to continue to seek ways to improve. I remember reading about Sam Walton – the founder of the mighty WalMart chain. He would make it his habit to regularly visit his competition,…

The very act of creation might be defined as inventing something new, making something from nothing. Mining the daily realities of our lives for creative opportunities, we teach our children to do the same. We can find fun in unlikely places as we approach seemingly humdrum activities with joy and imagination. Dealing with boredom and…