Stick With Your Passion as Plan A, Always

Kieran Goodwin | Posted 15.09.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Kieran Goodwin

Yes, read the title again, again and again, until is clicks. Understand your directional future, plan ahead but most of all plan a life which is full of excitement and a life which you'll enjoy living.

Should You Risk It All and Follow Your Heart?

Becky Walsh | Posted 28.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Becky Walsh

The fear of losing what you have worked hard for can paralyse you into not even thinking about the future. Yet there comes a point when you start to become ineffective in a life you don't love. The cracks start to appear. If you're employed, you start being over looked, or worse, you start to be a drag to be around.

What Drives and Inspires You

Jo Haigh | Posted 13.05.2015 | UK
Jo Haigh

So whatever keeps you going share that with those less fortunate and with less depth in their own personal bottle of drive and inspiration. We all need a little help from time to time. One of my daughters has also recently told me I am her inspiration, a share that made my year and certainly gave my drive and inspiration banks a boost!

Is Playing It Safe Worse Than Risking It All?

Emily Maguire | Posted 28.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Emily Maguire

What could have been of your life if you held your breath and jumped in with both feet into the unknown of your dream? A huge risk yes but isn't that better than just living in a world of comfortable?

Seven Elevators for Elevating Your Culture to New Heights

Annicken R. Day | Posted 22.05.2015 | UK
Annicken R. Day

If you are a leader, believe me when I say that by embarking on the elevating leadership journey, you will not only quickly see changes in your teams; higher levels of engagement, more inspired cultures and better business results. You will all also be having more fun and live happier lives.

"If Today Were the Last Day of My Life..."

Katie Leach | Posted 12.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Katie Leach

With five out of seven days being ones you get up and go to work (over 70%), this really is one of the biggest parts of your life and you have to make sure you can look in that mirror every morning and say 'yes, this is what I want to do, this is what I want to get up for'.

The Curse of Apathy: Why Don't We Believe in Ourselves?

Kay Smythe | Posted 04.05.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Kay Smythe

Apathy is a strange curse. I recently conversed with a friend over the diminishing motivation of my generation. It's not that we're lazy, nor are we disinterested in the workings of our planet, but there is a heightened degree of the 'It will never happen' attitude.

Align With Your Life's Purpose and Use Your Unique Gift Doing What You Love

Claudia Spahr | Posted 13.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Claudia Spahr

I used to be a hard-working corporate woman. My best shoulder firmly attached to the wheel, I dedicated my life to work. Being a television foreign correspondent in a city you could call the centre of the Western world (London) meant I had to drop everything when news broke.

London, The New Romantic Hotspot of the World

Good Hotel Guide | Posted 10.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Good Hotel Guide

London has heaps of history, a bucketload of charm, photo opportunities by the dozen and so much romance to offer that you could echo Samuel Johnson's famous quote: "When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life."

This Really Is New Africa (T.R.I.N.A)

Inez Sarkodee-Adoo | Posted 17.01.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Inez Sarkodee-Adoo

Africa does not need 'saving' as is conventionally assumed, however I envisage a truly collaborative effort from passionate, enlightened and courageous visionaries of all backgrounds as necessary to counter centuries of institutional marginalisation.

How Passion Can Ruin A Filmmaker's Career

Elliott Grove | Posted 10.01.2015 | UK Entertainment
Elliott Grove

I started Raindance in 1992 when many of the filmmakers submitting to this year's film festival were still in nappies.There is a consistent theme amongst the approximately 100,000 filmmakers who have submitted films to Raindance since then: Passion.

Don't Follow Your Passion, Unlock It!

Susanna Halonen | Posted 09.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Susanna Halonen

How many times have you heard the term 'follow your passion' or 'find your passion'? Probably a few. What you haven't heard is that you don't need to tie your passion to one activity or thing. You can choose to live your whole life with it.

How Not to Stress About Money

Benjamin Bonetti | Posted 29.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Benjamin Bonetti

The feeling of being trapped is a horrible feeling, when pushed into the corner we usually make irrational choices that further worsen the situation and prolong the suffering. If you're feeling trapped, with debts increasing and that light at the end of the tunnel is appearing further away then GET HELP! Remove any pride from your situation and reach out; you'll thank me if you do!

How to Stress Less - What Stresses You Out?

Benjamin Bonetti | Posted 08.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Benjamin Bonetti

As an entrepreneur, therapist, husband, father of two and fitness fanatic, I think it's fair to say that I have a fairly pressure sensitive lifestyle, and fully understand the working pressures and difficulties that most men have when it comes to "attempting" to achieve a work-life-balance.

Resistance and Responsibility - Why Enter Shikari Matter

Olly Hunter | Posted 02.09.2014 | UK Entertainment
Olly Hunter

I spoke to Rou Reynolds (vocals) and Rob Rolfe (drums) on the night of their much anticipated return to the live scene. A homecoming show, on the eve of a stint of global touring hitting Russia, Eastern Europe and the United States before coming back to a huge slot on this year's Reading and Leeds main stage.

How to Find Your Passions

Imogen Massey | Posted 30.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Imogen Massey

Do you ever find yourself struggling to determine what your passions are? Do you ever wonder if you actually have any passions at all? I know how you feel! A year and a half ago my response to the question 'what are your passions?' was a shoulder shrug and a moment of intense panic.

Mid-Twenties Career Crisis

Esther Hayden | Posted 21.06.2014 | UK
Esther Hayden

Today's society despite what many believe does pressure many young people to get a job quick, almost without thinking or caring what it is, just so you can say you have one. Sometimes it can be hard to take a moment to consider what could be the most important direction for your future career path.

In a Digital World Are the 4 P's of Marketing Still Relevant?

Tony Fish | Posted 08.06.2014 | UK Tech
Tony Fish

I am neither brave nor stupid enough to suggest that this replace the traditional and time tested marketing mix thinking, but the old framework doesn't embrace for digital as the fundamental and does not allow in its teaching digital first.

How Do I Change Careers When I Don't Know Where to Start?

Adele Barlow | Posted 04.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Adele Barlow

"Too much research, not enough action". Yet another trend is isolation and turning your career change into a never-ending project as opposed to a reality. However, opportunities (especially those related to career change and entrepreneurship) most often come attached to people.

Don't Die With the Music Still in You

Maggie Currie | Posted 24.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Maggie Currie

Imagine in your mind a mirror, and imagine that you are standing in front of it. Look into that mirror and see yourself as you are today.

Can a Person Really Change?

Claire Brummell | Posted 17.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Claire Brummell

The more I've become the kind of woman I want to be, both in and out of a relationship, the man in my life has become even more of the kind of man that I really appreciate...and he was pretty amazing to begin with!

Passion, Purpose & Invention

Niamh Corbett | Posted 17.02.2014 | UK
Niamh Corbett

I gave a TED talk recently on the theme of 'Passion, Purpose and Invention' as part of the global TEDWomen event. Over the course of writing my talk and thinking about exactly how I found my particular passion, I kept coming back to the paradox of choice.

It's Okay Not to Be Passionate About Your Day Job

Adele Barlow | Posted 12.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Adele Barlow

It is hard - if not impossible - to (immediately) generate a generous salary from volunteering, starting a business, or a blog. I meet a lot of high achievers who suddenly morph into anti-careerists. As Marilyn Monroe said, "A career is wonderful thing, but you can't snuggle up to it on a cold night."

Nelson Mandela: A Hero for the Human Race

Marko Kasic | Posted 17.09.2013 | UK
Marko Kasic

I am not competent enough to speak about the legacy that will survive Mandela. Nor am I versed in the study of politics to fully appreciate just how extraordinary Mandela's achievements have been. I am qualified to call Mandela one of the most iconic figures of our time and perhaps the 20th century's foremost actor for egalitarianism and liberation.

The B-Team a Turning Point for Business? Not Without the 'Boom'!

Marko Kasic | Posted 21.08.2013 | UK
Marko Kasic

I sincerely hope the B-Team lets the Millennial Generation lead them and that it doesn't turn into procession of corporate compunction by born again incumbent leaders. The world doesn't need apologies; it needs a new perspective that defines success. It needs a 'Boom'.