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April 1, 2017
coloured pineapples

How collaborating with Misfits helps Reinvention.

You rarely achieve anything on your own but don’t be seduced by the myth that ‘friends create great stuff’. You don’t collaborate to build your social network, you do it because you want to achieve something. But some people select collaborators like they do friends. They like them and it’s […]
April 1, 2017
Compass

How to embrace uncertainty and enjoy it.

Uncertainty is part of life. Only in hindsight do we see the connections. That’s why we like stories and watch films, because they make sense of the world. But it’s a lie. In stories and films, the protagonist wants something. It could be love, honour, revenge. It doesn’t matter. What […]
December 8, 2016

7 Questions to create a future you’re proud of.

When you do something that is meaningful, a magical thing happens. You feel deeply content. But sometimes it’s a tough decision to get there. At thirteen Thomas Block knew his destiny. It was to lead the family business H&R Block. Founded by his father, H&R Block is a global financial […]
December 7, 2016
boy laughing

Know the 4 myths for finding the good life?

“I don’t know what I WANT to do.” “I don’t know what I CAN do.” Stop it. This way of thinking about your reinvention is flawed. It’s based on myths about how to find the good life. They lead you in the wrong direction. They stop you in doubt and […]
December 6, 2016
two feet standing on boards

Interested in the first 2 steps of reinvention?

It is not easy to know the inner truths of our lives. The pressures and expectations of daily life disconnect us from what matters to us. The challenge of any reinvention is to know where to focus. Without that, it is easy to get confused or overwhelmed. But that’s easier […]
December 2, 2016
Albert Einstein

Einsteins second blunder – is it yours?

How Albert Einstein achieved the Nobel Prize undermined his later work. On 14 March 1883, when he was given a compass for his fourth birthday, he played alone with it for months to find how it worked. In his school years, he was unhappy with the focus on Latin and Greek. […]
December 2, 2016
Albert Einstein

Einsteins second blunder – is it yours?

How Albert Einstein achieved the Nobel Prize undermined his later work. On 14 March 1883, when he was given a compass for his fourth birthday, he played alone with it for months to find how it worked. In his school years, he was unhappy with the focus on Latin and Greek. […]