Introducing the AlphaZed

The English language, as rich as it is, is somewhat lacking in one major respect. I propose that it is missing something to give it some real zest. The Greek language has 24 letters and starts with alpha and ends with omega. It also conveys the notion that the alpha...

Why call it digital?

If you haven’t been sitting in a cave, you may have noticed the world seems to have gone Digital all of a sudden. We have a Digital Economy, a Digital Minister and even the new self-proclaimed job title of Digital Coach. Many of the people who use the word...

Creativity Blocks #006: Lack of Talent

This is probably the trickiest of all the blocks in this this series so far that stop people being creative as it’s the most subjective. For example, one person might love your writing, music or art and another may loathe it. The former will appreciate your...

Creativity Blocks #005: Lack of Time

One of the most common complaints you hear nowadays is that there is not enough time. The world is speeding up – we are being bombarded by TV, news, social media – how is it possible to keep up? Well it’s a common misconception that the march of time...

Creativity Blocks #004: Fear of Success

ThisĀ  fear is one that can be the most debilitating. Say for example you are an author and you’ve cracked all the other fears and finished your book. You may even have it printed and published … but maybe it’s not selling and you’re struggling...