Tag: Fear

A letter to a creative soul

Dear (you) I saw into your eyes and I felt the yearning to create. I sensed the quiet excitement as you wonder whether you’ll tap into the creativity that’s awaiting inside. I see the sparkle in your eyes as you think of the magical creative journey that lies ahead. […]

The gift of improvising

My first workshop I was somewhere between naive and terrified. I didn’t really know what to expect. I half thought I would be cast onto a stage and expected to deliver a well crafted masterpiece. Those anxious thoughts couldn’t have been further from the truth. 4 years ago […]

When fear comes, do 3 things

I was sat in front of the computer on the phone to Louise. We were about to host a 3 day event training event. (Global Service Jam). This was a worldwide event, taking place in over 150 cities around the world. We would be responsible for marketing the […]

How to let go of control

Letting go of control is not an easy thing to do. You are extremely passionate about maintaining your high standards and doing things a certain way. But you know this is something you must do. There comes a time that in order for things to grow, you need […]

Creativity is not accidental

For many people, having the confidence to express their ideas can really hold them back. And for organisations it can stop some of the most innovative and breakthrough ideas ever reaching the surface. The fear of being wrong, the fear of making mistakes and not being listened to […]

The power of collective clapping

As Jessica Ennis prepared for the long jump in the 2012 Olympics, the crowd urged her toward success. The familiar clapping began. Starting slowly and gradually speeding up as she was about to take off. This kind of support is to be expected in Athletics finals. Especially when there is a Gold […]