The importance of your physical environment

The importance of your physical environment

I have recently been noticing just how important our physical environment is to both our wellbeing and the quality of our thinking. The physical environment we inhabit is a powerful enabler of not only clarity of thought, but also creativity. Creating the physical...
Creative problem solving: Beyond words

Creative problem solving: Beyond words

As an executive coach, I am always seeking new ways in which I can support my clients to look at problems from a fresh perspective. Recently, I have become very interested in the role of language as a tool for problem solving. Limitations of language We live in a...
The myth about creativity

The myth about creativity

“I am just not creative” is a claim I often hear from people as they talk about themselves and every single time I know that this self-evaluation couldn’t be further from the truth. How do I know this? It is because we are human. And to be human, is...
What we can learn from children

What we can learn from children

For better or for worse, I have always found myself taking a general interest in many things. What I never expected to find though is a connection between music (my longtime passion), martial arts (my hobby) and investing (my ex-career). That connection is none other...