Is It Okay Not To Be Passionate About My Day Job?

Is It Okay Not To Be Passionate About My Day Job?

I recently watched Esther Perel’s TED talk on the secret to desire in long-term relationships, and if you haven’t already seen it, I would actually forget reading the rest of this and going to check it out right now. She talks about the unrealistic burden...
Pip & Nut Prepares For Crowdcube

Pip & Nut Prepares For Crowdcube

That’s right, it’s official, Pip & Nut will be going live on Crowdcube this week. This is both terrifying and exciting in equal measure. I’m hoping to raise £100k which will go towards completing the first production run in October, marketing the...
What Can Happen When You Say “Yes” To Your Adventure?

What Can Happen When You Say “Yes” To Your Adventure?

For the first 27 years of my life, I’d say I lived a life of probabilities. Through grade school, I was good at math and science, so there was a high probability I’d be good at engineering. After high school, I attended Georgia Tech, because it was probably one of the...
The Future & How To Be Ready For It

The Future & How To Be Ready For It

Mark Stevenson is a futurist and author of An Optimist’s Tour of the Future.  Mark recently gave a fantastic talk at The Escape School – you can read a write up of Mark’s talk here.   It’s easy to accept the standard story of the future: that...
A New Perspective On Escaping The City

A New Perspective On Escaping The City

Sometimes it’s so refreshing to get out of your usual environment and look at life from a new point of view. It’s easy to get really comfortable in the perceived safety of day-to-day life, saving up much of your energy and fun for weekends or holidays. But what if you...
4 Reasons I Should NOT Have Taken An MBA

4 Reasons I Should NOT Have Taken An MBA

Rob Johnson was in the Intelligence branch of the US Army before getting his MBA and moving to London to cofound Makers Academy. Here he talks about his MBA experience.   It really did seem like a good idea. I wanted to build businesses, therefore I should get an...