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Pimp Your Online Presence in Six Steps

Today I’m releasing the 3rd Microguide in the Career Masterplan for Mad Geniuses series. it’s packed with 58 phat pages making it the biggest and juiciest guide so far. And it’s completely free to download until Wednesday 12th December, after which it will only be available for subscribers. To get your free copy, subscribe to the […]

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It’s a No-Brainer: Headspace is the Easiest Way to Start Meditating

Meditation. What does that word mean to you? To some it will be a bit too airy fairy, and only something for hippies or weirdos. Or you might have heard a lot about it, but are unsure how to even go about getting started. Well if you’re willing to look past your preconceptions or fears around […]

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Design Your Own Curriculum Micro-Guide

To get Design Your Own Curriculum (and the other micro-guides when they’re published), sign up to the newsletter now! This free micro-guide is all about how formal education may no longer be necessary in order to achieve our creative and career goals. Why? Chiefly because of the online education revolution. That’s why I’ve included a handy […]

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North Edinburgh News – Social Media Workshops (#NENgage)

NENgage is “a new social media project which offers free training to community groups, local citizens and activists in how to use social media and online tools” in the Inverleith area of Edinburgh. It’s being funded by local news publication The North Edinburgh News and lead by multimedia journalist Tom Allan and multi-talented writer/presenter Emily Dodd, […]

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Teaser Trailer for Mad Geniuses

At the weekend I’ll be releasing the first ever Clear-Minded Creative Micro-Manifesto. It’s called The Career Masterplan for Mad Geniuses and it will be completely free to download! You can watch the teaser trailer below, which explains a little more about it. The trailer was filmed and edited entirely in the iMovie app on the […]

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Berlinstagram

A few of the photos I took on a recent trip to Berlin, given the Instagram treatment. I was there for the weekend for a friend’s stag do (or bachelor party). It was great fun, and I loved the city. Despite the recent buyout by Facebook, I still really enjoy Instagram as a way of […]

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Alex Mathers from Red Lemon Club

I’ve been a fan of Alex Mathers and his Red Lemon Club blog for quite some time. The site provides really solid advice for freelance creatives of all kinds. Alex’s own speciality is illustration, a topic covered by his other site, Ape on the Moon – so he talks from experience – and of course this […]

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How to Make 2012 a HAPPIER New Year (video)

Every New Year’s Eve at midnight we wish each other Happy New Year, but how much do we really do to help make it a happier year than the one before? In the run up to January I’ve already discussed simple goal setting as a way to ensure you don’t drop your New Year’s resolutions […]

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Why Embracing Technology is Essential to Creative Success

This evening (Thursday 31st March) I’m speaking about blogging at the Apple Store in Glasgow, along with fellow Scottish bloggers Last Year’s Girl and Peenko (us three were also amongst those interviewed by Ten Tracks about music blogging recently). If you’re in Glasgow and around between 6 -7pm it would be great to see you […]