Inspiration

Inspirational articles, e.g. beautiful works

9 04, 2021

I shaved my head

By |2021-04-09T16:45:35+02:00April 9th, 2021|Inspiration|0 Comments

Nobody knows exactly what the future is going to look like. This is especially true in business, and one of the main reasons why it can be so hard to get buy-in for new ideas. But in some cases, we can see what is coming up on the horizon and prepare for it. That is [...]

6 04, 2021

The G.I. Joe Fallacy: Knowing is not enough

By |2021-04-06T17:30:45+02:00April 6th, 2021|Inspiration|0 Comments

I have a problem. One of my missions in life is to help spread facts and knowledge which helps individuals improve their creativity and innovation capabilities. I make a concerted effort to ensure that this advice is evidence-based, so that people can use that knowledge to make changes in their lives which should be proven [...]

30 03, 2021

That stressful feeling you may be experiencing due to Lockdown is loss

By |2021-03-30T20:45:00+02:00March 30th, 2021|Inspiration|0 Comments

Have you recently seen the end of the tunnel of COVID lockdowns, only for it to get worse? This recently happened in Germany, and it is causing depression in a lot of people. Throughout December, January and February, nearly the entire country was in a lockdown, and people have been patiently waiting for the infection [...]

22 03, 2021

Video: How Pixar’s movement animation has evolved over the years

By |2021-03-22T17:53:18+01:00March 22nd, 2021|Inspiration|0 Comments

I've always been fascinated by movie production, especially special effects and animation. And when it comes to animated movies, the studio which stands above all others is Pixar, the original pioneers of 3D rendered animated films and creators of some of the most beloved family films of the past few decades. What many people don't [...]

19 03, 2021

Nobody should be forced to work until they collapse

By |2021-03-19T16:45:06+01:00March 19th, 2021|Inspiration|0 Comments

I just read the results of a survey which genuinely shocked me. First year analysts at Investment Banking firm Goldman Sachs have been sending around the results of an internal survey which shows that they are being forced to work an average of 95 hours per week. Many are threatening to quit if the company [...]

5 03, 2021

Conan O’Brien quote on doing great creative work

By |2021-03-05T16:07:55+01:00March 5th, 2021|Inspiration|0 Comments

It's all about the struggle Great things, there is a mentality in showbusiness where people will say "That was great! Do that all the time." And you think "No". By its nature the really great stuff has to be rare. You can even really love Monty Python, but the really great things, it's not just [...]

2 03, 2021

Don’t be a Superfluous Man

By |2021-03-02T21:03:23+01:00March 2nd, 2021|Inspiration|0 Comments

In 19th Century Russian literature, there is the wonderful archetype of the Superfluous Man. This is an individual who represents being unnecessary and not achieving what they could with their position. According to Wikipedia: It refers to an individual, perhaps talented and capable, who does not fit into social norms. In most cases, this person [...]