Get yourself a really effective to-do list habit…

This is a really effective approach to managing your to-do list, and a nice story too. Almost 100 years ago, Charles Schwab, the president of industrial giant Bethlehem Steel, was looking for a way to boost both his own efficiency and that of his top management team. Ivy Lee, sometimes credited as being the father... Continue Reading →


John Cleese on creativity

With the news that Monty Python are putting together a new(ish) show, now seems like a good time to revisit John Cleese's talk on how to approach the challenge of being creative, some frankly dodgy jokes but a lot of interesting ideas too... s Five conditions that make creativity more likely: Space - a... Continue Reading →

A toolkit for building a better mind

Wi-Phi, or 'Wireless Philosophy' is an online, open access philosophy project co-created by Yale University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Wi-Phi's mission is to ' introduce people to the practice of philosophy by making videos that are freely available in a form that is entertaining, interesting and accessible to people with no background in the subject.'... Continue Reading →

How to create effective infographics

We like a good infographic at TVS* but, as they've become more popular, their real value and usefulness has been forgotten in the desperate rush to create sharable content. A good infographic presents complex information quickly and clearly. By creating visual representations of information and data, infographics provide a way of communicating ideas and concepts... Continue Reading →

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