Each week a member of PHD International’s London office, will share a round-up of inspiring videos, podcasts and interesting stories or speeches. This week, media planner Shona Read looks at what has been inspiring people.
“Success is getting 10 out of 10 – Mastery is realising that it’s nothing if you can’t do it again and again” – Sarah Lewis
- The power of a near-win – What is it about almost achieving your goal that drives us to push harder?
- How to be creative – It’s not as binary as left-brains vs. right-brains
- Can rejection be a love story? – Perhaps seeking out 100 ways to be rejected is exactly what we all need
- The courage to tell a hidden story – A female journalist from Gaza explains how challenging gender norms are in her community
- Possibility is everything – Jason Silva explains why you should expand your “possibility space”
- The source of creativity – Where does Sting find the inspiration for hit song after hit song?
- How much does your name matter? – Can your name determine your destiny?
INTERESTING ARTICLES, STORIES OR SPEECHES
- A memo to the advertising industry – The David Abbott memo about adland mediocrity
- Make all the mistakes! – As Ken Robinson said, we are teaching the creativity out of our society
- The finalists for wildlife photographer – The 50 finalists from over 41,000 entries
- Some of the things you do in your sleep – Could you learn a language while catching some zzzzzs?
- 6 beliefs that hold you back at work – Travis Bradberry, author of Emotional Intelligence, advises not to use old ways of thinking as a measurement of success
Robotic suit helps a paralysed man walk daughter down the aisle (see main picture)