Contained Beauty

I remember coming across this house years ago and whenever I think of a holiday house this is the first one that comes to mind. I love the ingenuity of it folding up and the anticipation each visit of unfolding it. It's a whole new take on the castle moat, the murphy bed and what a beautiful sense of arrival. Nice work Crosson. When you think of a holiday house where does your mind go? http://crosson.co.nz/coromandel-bach-coromandel/

How does your creativity comes calling?

I can never read a book without it sparking a new idea. I think, well, that's great but what about this? The creative mind sparks and next thing I'm reminded of some other thing, theory or idea and off down the rabbit hole I go? Austin Kleon in his book Steal like an Artist writes when you copy one person you are plagiarising and when you gather together ideas from many well then you are creating anew. [bctt tweet="This is termed, apophenia...

7 ways wholistic business makes sense

Logic and reason, facts and figures, profit and loss are the language of business. However, there's been a movement that has been sweeping through business bringing a whole new language. It is changing not only how business is done. It is also powerfully impacting its results. If you've missed this whole mind, body spirit thing you've been sleeping under a rock. It's creeping in everywhere. From yoga, meditation, wellness, spas, green juices, Lulu Lemon, turmeric lattes, kale, retreats, mindfulness, TM, Conscious...

Just do something

It is in the doing you become who you are We spend so much time waiting, waiting to find the right thing, the right person, the right job, the right house, the right idea, waiting for approval, for certainty, for a sign. There is no right thing, idea, person, job, career. There is only the one you choose. You make it right. Seth Godin would suggest you will never find the perfect thing. It is by doing something you will...

A long walk

I'm going for a long walk (30kms) next Sunday August 7 I would love you to join me or if not give me your money (well not me directly) It's for Room to Read, a charity close to my heart. I believe education changes everything and more so I believe educating girls changes things even faster. They invest 90% of what they earn in their family I'm the first generation of my family who went to college and among the first...