Lessons from Warren Buffett

Entrepreneurship keynote speaker James Taylor

Warren Buffett has always been a character that has fascinated me, a man that it worth over $30billion yet still lives in the same modest house he bought in 1958 and pays himself less than an MP, a man that counts Bill Gates as a close friend but likes nothing more than a night in […]

The Meaning of Life in 368 Words

What’s the point?  This is a question most of us will ask ourselves throughout the course of our lives.  While recently pondering this question I wanted to relay to you a distilled version of the thinking of the Stoic philosopher and Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius, the Buddha and the Auschwitz survivor and author Viktor Frankl […]

Why I Work

I’ve been reading a lot of books and blogs recently about our attitude to work in the West and how it differs to other parts of the World and throughout history.  I thought I would reflect on my attitude to work and its place in my life: Work As A Necessary Condition At its most […]

Taylor’s Artist Development Stages

In this post I wanted to talk about the six stages of artist development. These are the six stages that I see musicians go through in the course of their careers.   Everyday I’m contacted by musicians around the world and many of them just feel overwhelmed by all the things they are told they […]

Year of Madness

I wanted to let you into a secret that I’ve previously only shared with my closest friends and family…it’s called my Year of Madness. You see in March of this year I resigned from a well-paying job, moved my wife and I to a different part of the world, and started living life very differently. […]