Still Not Sure “What to Be When You Grow Up?”

"Do you have so many different interests and passions the concept of settling into one career always felt awful to you? If so, do you recognize yourself in these descriptions? You are… …Afraid you’ll either have to settle into a career and stick with it for life (boring!). Or, pursue your many, unrelated passions that will leave you penniless and unable to support your family. …Well beyond your college years but still clueless about what…

San Sharma @ Scanner Central

Last night I went to my first Scanner Central event. I've been meaning to go for quite some time... although as I said to John Williams when he asked me how I'd heard of them, I can't remember any more, but it was something to do with reading Barbara Sher 's book and then finding that John had been on one of her holidays abroad, and had since set up something in London! It's a…

Scanner? For Sure!

I love this from Barbara Sher: "you wouldn't ask a bird to pull a plough. It's not cos it's an inferior bird, a naughty bird or a lazy bird. It's just cos it does other stuff and there are animals who do that... it's their thing, they know how to pull a plough. And there are people who do the things you don't like to do, and they like to do them, and they'll do…

Random Wanderings Around the Net…

Barbara SherMy random wanderings around the web tonight started with an email from Barbara Sher... I picked up her "What do I do if I want to do everything?" before I went travelling, and it was a great revelation (I need to do the activities, although I read the book cover to cover!)... scanners are not diletantes, but exceptionally intelligent with a lively sense of curiosity! Listen to Barbara Sher (geniuspress) talking about ideas she's…