Monday, 29 April 2013


Here's a nice little take on the fact that those who are known for delivering excellence in their field apply a rigorous structure to their working day. Dan Coyle also appears to be saying that creatives are almost paradoxical, in that it is the habits of high performance that set up the opportunity for creative thinking?

Wednesday, 3 April 2013

The Craftsman Mindset

Cal Newport's latest book is So Good They Can't Ignore You. In the book he makes the case for adopting what he calls the 'craftsman mindset' over the 'passion mindset' in developing a fulfilling a career. Find out what you are good, work hard at becoming an expert in that discipline and you will find success. Spending hours looking inside yourself for your true purpose and passion, will only lead to frustration. He makes a compelling case. You can find his excellent blog here.