Things you could choose to fear
Opinion

Things you could choose to fear

ISIS Brexit the EFF President elect of the United States of America – Donald Trump the rand Zuma global warming red tide fluoride in the…

Airbnb: Live there
Advertising

Airbnb: Live there

Airbnb are offering you a unique opportunity. The opportunity to ‘live there’, even if it’s just for a night. And when you put it like…

Prince – Full 1999 CNN interview
Creativity

Prince – Full 1999 CNN interview

In 1999, Prince sat down with CNN’s Larry King to chat about his unique worldviews and approach to creativity. Prince didn’t often do interviews, apparently…

How to achieve the seemingly impossible
Futures

How to achieve the seemingly impossible

How do you achieve the seemingly impossible task of getting global politicians and the governments they represent to come to an agreement which will theoretically…

How did humans become so powerful?
Futures

How did humans become so powerful?

Humans are by an astronomical margin the most successful species on Earth. We are sadly so successful that other animals, plants and the Earth itself…

Do you ever have career anxiety?
People

Do you ever have career anxiety?

Our worst critics occupy our own minds. Our own internal dialogue can be worse than a Republican presidential nomination debate. Mostly, we suspect, we judge…

Capitalism will trump democracy
Business

Capitalism will trump democracy

You may remember Yanis Varoufakis from the fairly recent Greek tragedy that played out on CNBC and CNN last year [he was the ill-fated, motorbike…

Ken Block abuses Dubai in Gymkhana 8
Advertising

Ken Block abuses Dubai in Gymkhana 8

We haven’t seen Ken Block and his ‘Parow-Ford‘ for a while now, so it’s with much expectation that the DC Shoes founder returns with Gymkhana…

Warren Buffett’s thoughts on the future in his Letter to Shareholders
Futures

Warren Buffett’s thoughts on the future in his Letter to Shareholders

Every year, the Oracle of Omaha, Warren Buffett, writes a fairly lengthy letter to the shareholders of Berkshire Hathaway. In it, the world’s greatest investor…

How to Win an Election
Creativity

How to Win an Election

  A leading political strategist explains how candidates use the art of storytelling to help swing elections. Some lessons here that many leaders in general…

The art of arguing
Futures

The art of arguing

Knowing how to logically argue a point is the modern day equivalent of owning a razor-sharp sabre. Interestingly enough, the way you construct a good…

How to be a disruptive innovator
Innovation

How to be a disruptive innovator

The term ‘disruptive’ is radically overused and almost universally misunderstood. Everything from Uber to AirBNB and Tesla (as well as anything technology-based) is broadly anointed…

Rethinking the future of Internet connection
Innovation

Rethinking the future of Internet connection

The future of Internet connection is not necessarily the way that it is now. Instead of miles of cable being laid all over the surface…

Virtual Reality – Experience somebody’s life
Innovation

Virtual Reality – Experience somebody’s life

Virtual Reality is now a district reality, and the frequency of its use is increasing. Obviously the first place you would automatically think of it…

Advertising: Is it okay to copy?
Advertising

Advertising: Is it okay to copy?

At one time, copying the creative idea of another brand’s advertisement was considered a big no-no. To copy was seen as shameful and sadly unoriginal….

9 things I learnt about South Africa, thanks to Australia
Business

9 things I learnt about South Africa, thanks to Australia

For the second time this year, I spent a week in Western Australia doing some consulting work for an Australian retail client. Time away from…

Why creative people resist ticking boxes
Creativity

Why creative people resist ticking boxes

The way the world still views talent – is hugely outdated. If you look at the way companies advertise their employment opportunities, it’s one-dimensional. If…

The 10 Immutable Laws of Content Marketing?
Opinion

The 10 Immutable Laws of Content Marketing?

When we first started writing a blog way back in 2004, there were very few official rules as to how ‘content marketing’ (in those days…

Sometimes you just need to change your perspective
People

Sometimes you just need to change your perspective

Perspective is the critical element in how you see the world around you; it is essentially the way you ask questions of your reality. Often…

Podcast pick of the week: 99% Invisible
Creativity

Podcast pick of the week: 99% Invisible

99% Invisible is a tiny radio show about design, architecture & the 99% invisible activity that shapes our world. ¬†Each episode is a sound-rich deep…

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