So I’m here in Asia this month to give a series of speeches, host a meetup of SpeakersU members in Singapore, and to finalise some very cool bonuses that we’ll be adding for those who join SpeakersU before the end of the year. I’ve also been able to grab a little downtime to set goals […]
I love reading about creativity, philosophy, entrepreneurship and travel. Someone asked me the other day what my top 10 books of all time were and why. What are your top ten books and why?
Just finished reading Malcolm Gladwell’s (Tipping Point, Blink) excellent book ‘Outliers’. The book looks to find out why some people achieve so much more than others. What determines which individuals create works and make discoveries that change our lives? What is the secret of their success? Gladwell argues that, when we try to understand success, whether […]
My name is James Taylor and I’m a bookaholic. The other day a friend came over to the house and we were talking about the books we had been reading. Over the years I’ve accumulated thousands of books on subjects ranging from philosophy and business to biography and classic non-fiction works. So he suggested I […]
Living in Scotland means you get use to living through cold, dark winters and at this time of year you can almost feel the whole country going into hybernation mode. So the idea of travelling to warmer climes just now is very tempting. It was with this in mind and following a recommendation from Tim […]