The Art of Brilliance blog
Welcome to our random musings. If Carlsberg could write blogs...
Being a good ancestor
Posted: 28 Feb 17 by Andy C
I’ve been reading James Kerr’s fabulous book, ‘Legacy’ about the all-conquering All-Backs. Kerr’s introduced me to the southern African word, ‘Ubuntu’: ‘What you leave behind is not what is engraved in stone monuments, but what is woven into the lives of others.’
Posted: 15 Feb 17 by Andy C
Is it possible to give more than 100%?
Making a song and dance about life
Posted: 03 Feb 17 by Andy C
The principles of positive psychology are simple, but not always easy. And of course, for true authenticity, we don’t just talk about them, we live them.
How to flourish in a crazy world
Posted: 25 Jan 17 by Andy C
Unless you’re incredibly enlightened, you have been fooled into thinking that the measly 4,000 weeks average lifespan statistic is a hindrance.
Why I love paying tax
Posted: 11 Jan 17 by Andy C
Andy Cope loves paying tax. Yes, really!
A sparkling 2017?
Posted: 31 Dec 16 by Andy C
Art of Being Brilliant delegate follows our weird knicker advice. Here's what happened...
Get lucky in 2017
Posted: 26 Dec 16 by Andy C
Advice for an adventure-filled 2017 from Stephen Asbury, our health, safety and environment expert.
Good tidings of hoo-ga and joy
Posted: 11 Dec 16 by Andy C
Here’s a happiness strategy for anyone of any age, and yes, it is rather ‘fashionable’.
My greatest moment
Posted: 30 Nov 16 by Andy C
The backstory to my greatest ever moment. August 1976. I was nine. In an era before Wi-Fi, when kids had to make their own entertainment, me and my mates spent the entire summer holidays swimming in the river Trent (yes, really), and practising holding our breath.
Posted: 15 Nov 16 by Mike
A family used to be mum, dad, 2.4 kids and a Labrador. As we know, the modern world isn’t really like that.