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  • 😱 Choice Architecture 🤔
    11 Nov 2021 • 7 min read • 1 0
    In 1756, the Prussian King, Frederick the Great, introduced potatoes to his people. Potatoes were a recent import from South America. Frederick realised that having two sources of carbs (wheat and pot...
  • 🧠 Downstream Thinking 🤯
    04 Nov 2021 • 7 min read • 2 0
    10 years ago, I was standing side stage at the Apollo; a five thousand capacity venue in London. It was only 2/3 full and I was panicking. I was co-manager of the band. They were one of the biggest po...
  • Herd Thinking
    28 Oct 2021 • 5 min read • 2 0
    On 25th August 2010, an L-410 Turbolet plane crashed into a house in the Congo killing 20 of the 21 people on board. Fortunately, the house was empty. The sole survivor from the plane was immediately ...
  • 🧠 Invert, Always Invert 🤯
    21 Oct 2021 • 5 min read • 4 2
    The human brain is fucking amazing. One of its many talents is the ability to spot patterns in life and business. We can interrupt these patterns to disrupt industries. This is what the Elon Musks, St...
  • 😱 Persistance And Resistance
    07 Oct 2021 • 5 min read • 1 0
    On Sept 29th, 2020 I published my first ever article. I was shitting it. 88 articles later, I have published 106,416 words and I still shit myself before I press ‘publish.’ Less so now but it’s still ...
  • 🤯Are You Really Who You Think You Are?
    30 Sep 2021 • 9 min read • 1 0
    Greetings friends and hackers…✌️ Most people only mine from the surface of their creativity. In order to master the true depths of your creative potential, you must learn to navigate your ego. This ar...
  • 🧐 The Art of the Underdog Story
    23 Sep 2021 • 6 min read • 5 0
    Sylvester Stallone was so broke he sold his beloved dog for $50. It broke his heart. He hadn’t worked as an actor for months. His wife was pregnant. He couldn’t afford to pay the rent on their seedy a...
  • Creative Insights From The US Open
    16 Sep 2021 • 6 min read • 1 0
    Creativity is a solo sport In tennis, you have two opponents. The person you are competing against and yourself. A player’s toughest opponent in any match is usually themselves. With the razor-thin ma...
  • 🤫 The Psychology and Philosophy of Creativity
    09 Sep 2021 • 5 min read • 1 0
    In 2004, the cartoonist, copywriter and blogger, Hugh McLeod wrote a manifesto called “How to be Creative“ It has been downloaded millions of times and is widely considered to be one of the definite g...
  • 🤞 The Art of Harnessing Opportunites
    02 Sep 2021 • 6 min read • 4 2
    Have you ever wondered why a small section of creators are consistently more successful than everyone else? Why do some creators make more money and get offered more opportunities? They’re not better....
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