Bill Gates gave a speech at a High School about eleven things they did not and will not learn in school. He talked about how feel-good, politically correct teachings created a generation of kids with no concept of reality and how this concept set them up for failure in the real world. Rule 1: Life… Read More Bill Gates – Logic for Kids
A story from back in August 2013 that I think is worth sharing as it is a great example of how simple advice helped change someone’s life. Several years back I met an old acquaintance purely by chance at a party we weren’t even meant to be going to. This guy had been experiencing awful life threatening… Read More The Power is Yours!
I stumbled across this talk on Innovation that I was asked to give at a company Innovation Focused retreat back in 2015, I put a bit of effort into making it so thought it was worth sharing. I wasn’t able to be there in person so recorded this for them instead. It is just my… Read More Scott’s Talk on the Importance of Innovation
I strongly believe that the time has come to give mental health a higher priority in Education. Let’s teach our young ones and our teenagers to understand how their mind works and let’s give them tools to help keep their mind healthy. If they have the foundation and tools to maintain a healthy self image,… Read More Education Priorities Need To Change
Failure is not permanent, in fact to be Successful it is highly likely you will fail over and over again until you finally reach some level of success. There’s a common myth that successful people or famous stars are perfect. That everything came to them seamlessly and the sheer thought of them failing at any… Read More Failure is not Permanent
As much as we all love our kids I'd imagine many parents will be delighted tomorrow to get the kids back to school and back into routine. During an especially wet summer here in sunny Scotland I'm sure there's many a parent that have endured more than a few eventful days as boredom and cabin… Read More Schools Back!!!
We all rush from task to task, from chore to chore, from one thing to the next… rarely stopping to look up and remember just how amazing life can be. We all do it, it’s the nature of life and the busyness we live in… but if you want to live a happy life with… Read More Slow Down
Some people may think that most of the tips I share are only for those really struggling with anxiety, depression or insecurities but this isn’t true. What I have learned and share could help everybody. Just simple changes to daily habits or ways to approach things that could help you reach even greater heights. “It… Read More Improve Your Self-Esteem to Give Yourself The Edge!
As many of you will know I’m strongly against venting. Going over and over frustrations doesn’t usually help and just leaves you feeling more frustrated or angry by the end. It’s spreading negativity and usually brings down everybody unfortunate enough to get landed listening to you! I’ve even wrote a post on it (Venting, stop… Read More One Off Venting for Clarity
I’ve spent many years studying the art of success, trying to figure out what makes successful people stand out from the rest and though there are many factors that determine whether you will be successful or not the biggest one that I have found, without any doubt, is a consistent positive attitude. Intelligence is obviously… Read More The Importance Of A Positive Attitude To Your Career