How music affects your life

How does music affect your life? When I was back in the UK last month the BBC asked me to come into the studio to talk about my favorite piece of classical music and its affect on my life. In this interview for Jamie MacDougall’s ‘Classics Unwrapped’ program I talk about the power of music, […]

Are you master of your own destiny?

Master of your own destiny

“You are the master of your destiny. You can influence, direct and control your own environment. You can make your life what you want it to be.” – Napoleon Hill This week millions of Americans and Canadians will be celebrating Independence Day and Canada Day. I’m in Vancouver, Canada just now filming my new online […]

Why I Decided To Quit My Job And Become A Digital Gypsy

James Taylor in office

So I just quit my job!   Two years ago I moved from the cold shores of Scotland to sunny California to join pioneering San Francisco Bay online education startup ArtistWorks. Since then the company has seen explosive growth, launching 18 online music schools and putting out amazing content that’s been experienced by millions worldwide. […]

Tools for the Digital Gypsy

I’m often asked which web and iPhone apps I find most useful as a digital gypsy. While I am always trying out new things these are the apps I use every day and are part of my digital toolbox: HootSuite You can manage all your social networking (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn) from this app.  The three […]

Journeying Through 52 Countries: James Taylor’s Year in Review

As 2011 draws to a close I decided to sit down and take a couple of minutes to review what has been a pretty interesting year personally.  Here are some of my reflections. Work The first couple of months of 2011 were spent traveling back and forth between Scotland and California for work.  I’ve always […]