I Subscribe To These

Austin Kleon’s Newsletter

Tim Ferris’s Newsletter (I go through phases with this one – subscribe/unsubscribe – at times a bit too much focus on the topics of psychedelics for my liking)

The Writer’s Almanac

The Whippet

The Art of Noticing

The Honest Broker

Mark Maron’s WTF Podcast


Books I’ve Read

2021

‘Become Known For A Niche You Own’, by Nicolas Cole and Eddie Yoon

‘Noise’, by Daniel Kahneman

‘How to Take Smart Notes’, by Sonke Ahrens

‘Kafka on the Shore’, by Haruki Murakami

‘The Win Without Pitching Manifesto’, by Blair Enns

‘New Playful Data – Graphic Design and Illustration for Infographics’ edited by Wang Shaogiang

‘Sex, Lies and Question Time’ by Kate Ellis

‘Olive Kitteridge’ by Elizabeth Strout

‘The Trauma Cleaner’ by Sarah Krasnostein

‘My Year of Living Vulnerably’ by Rick Morton

‘The Tattooist of Auschwitz’ by Heather Morris

‘Think Again’ by Adam Grant

‘Warhol’ by Blake Gopnik

‘The Sense of an Ending’ by Julian Barnes

‘Arthur and George’ by Julian Barnes

‘The Speechwriter’ by Martin McKenzie-Murray

2020

‘Talking to Strangers’ by Malcolm Gladwell

‘Cool Infographics’ by Randy Krum

‘Layout Essentials’ by Beth Tondeau

‘This is Marketing’ by Seth Godin

‘The Dickens Boy’ by Tom Keneally

‘Innovative Performance Support’ by Gottfriedson and Mosher

‘Job Aids’ by Joe Willmore

‘The Dictionary of Lost Words’ by Pip Williams

‘So, Anyway ….’ by John Cleese

‘Every Day Creative’ by Mykel Dixon

‘Phosphorescence’ by Julia Baird


Tools I Use

Vyond

Adobe Creative Cloud(InDesign, After Effects, Premier Pro, Photoshop)

Google Docs etc

MS Teams