Line in the Sand

Line in the Sand

My friend Steven posted this wonderful article about the power of words which encapsulated something I’ve been thinking about a lot lately.   Words have the power to draw us together and the power to drive us apart.   I watch as friends express their...
Speakers’ Corner

Speakers’ Corner

In the park just outside the Art Gallery of New South Wales is a podium in a space called Speakers’ Corner. Every Sunday for over 130 years that podium has been the stage for impassioned free speech and public debate. It’s been home to a vibrant community of...
The Cool Kids

The Cool Kids

A lot of us share the the feeling of not fitting in throughout our high school years. We experience a sense of isolation, as though we are outsiders and not one of the cool kids.   Does any teenager feel like they fit in, that they are guaranteed acceptance; or...
The Problem

The Problem

The problem isn’t how long it’s taking.   The problem is our impatience.   I publish a new thought on connection, creativity or leadership each day. If you’d like a link to each new post in your inbox, please enter your email address in the form...
Old Man Rant

Old Man Rant

I tried to watch something on Stan (a video streaming app) last night, and when the show I’d clicked on didn’t start playing within thirty seconds I exited that app and went to another to watch a different show instead.   Observations: If it didn’t really matter...
People Like Us

People Like Us

Today I’m going out on a limb.   If you’re a somewhat regular reader of my site I’m going to suggest that:   You’re an independent thinker who doesn’t automatically follow the crowd. You like to consider ideas and points of view that are different to your...