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Category: Inspiration

The amazing power of story with Michael Margolis from GetStoried.com


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A Daring Adventure - Video Chat with Tim Brownson Parts 1 & 2


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ALT:Shift Video. At some events, you simply get a better class of punter. Or, 'How to cope in a world changing faster than Lady Gaga's wardrobe'.


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Is your inner voice trying to tell you something? Then jump up and listen! Thinking Beyond Limits with Kevin Kelly.


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Advice to my younger self, c. 1989 and c. 1999, that's good for 2010 (Part 1).



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Here's a little Ding Dong Merrily to Wish You a Hopeful Christmas.



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Seven Reasons Why 2010 Will Be Your Best Year Yet


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This is a post from Reallygood Thinking guest professor  Nicholas Bate, a pioneering thought leader and ideas person.  He runs Strategic Edge, a consultancy specialising in helping people realise and release their true and full potential. As well as working with some of the world's best know companies and business schools, Nicholas is the author of nine acclaimed books and a popular blog.

1.  2009 was pretty amazing and yet you know you havenít released anywhere near your full potential yet.

ATTENTION ALL EMERGING SUPERHEROES! It's a great time to be on this planet: thereís so much to be done.


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One Planet: To Be Saved. From Idiocy.

Youíre needed, really needed. Are you up for the job?

I stole those words from my mate Nicholas Bate's excellent and popular blog post he called "The Breakthrough 52".

I was thinking about those words. What they mean, and what we can do about them.

Let me give you my take on what's happening right now.

Do something today that'll shape your future. Finding passions, being crappy, and video goodness.


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Short of time?  Skinnier version is here.  Aspin's Essentials is here. 


I did something today that'll shape my long term future.

It'll define me and show the world, should they want to look, what my biggests thoughts are, and what kind of person I am.

When this gets out, some doors might slam shut. Others will open so wide you could get my neighbour and her incredibly rectangular bingo mates through it side by side - in gangs of ten!

So what did I do?

TED Inspiration & Shoot the Summer


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New thinking. New possibilities. New opportunities.

If you've already discovered TED Talks, I reckon it's likely you'll have seen the following two videos (I know, I don't mind seeing 'em again either!).




  • Ian AspinLocation: Lancaster Lake District, UK
  • Bio: I’m passionate about my work:TV journalist, producer, presenter, business ideas person. I care about: family, friends, helping people, finding meaning, running