A few months ago, I found myself gripped by an incredible true story. It made me feel so very thankful that I have the ability to reach out and interact with others – almost involuntarily, like blinking. And yet in the blink of an eye, a young healthy boy was suddenly and cruelly disabled from all the freedoms that made him human…Read More »
“Let’s touch base with the thought leader, and by reaching out, attempt to achieve the big, hairy audacious goal…”
Are your heckles up yet? Author and journalist Steven Poole’s are – and those with a suitably didactic view will share his disdain…Read More »
Public speaking: few of us like it, but we all have to do it at some point.
When I first started out as a freelancer, I decided that a good route to gain contacts – and a dose of the elusive self-confidence that often newbies lack – was to attend some networking events and put Nadia Danaos out there; educate people about the new kid on the block. I suddenly envisaged myself introducing my business facing a large crowd…Read More »
It all starts with an idea – the light bulb moment. Also known as the ‘eureka effect’ or the ‘Aha! moment’, where one minute you’re stuck in a mire of non-solutions, and suddenly it presents itself to you…as if by magic. The Greek mathematician, Archimedes, was famously known to have coined the ‘eureka!’ phrase – meaning ‘I’ve found it!’ – while in the bath tub…Read More »