The Art of Brilliance Blog
Welcome to our random musings. If Carlsberg could write blogs...
Caroline stumbled across Art of Brilliance several years ago, when she won a ticket to an event Andy Cope was hosting. It was the beginning of a joy-filled journey of learning to look more on the bright side, become a 2%er and strive to look for the good stuff.
AL’s [true] story
There were so many things that Al was either slow at or couldn’t seem to do at all.
Confessions of a lapsed ‘2%er’
I attended one of Andy’s workshops. It had a ridiculous title – The Art of Being Brilliant. It was a compulsory staff training day, on a Monday. I mean, come on!
The ‘IKEA Effect’
LIFE and IKEA. Same thing, right?
The art of giving up
Sometimes quitting is a really good strategy. At times it can be the only strategy! Over the years I’ve learned to become quite a good giver-upper.
The Russian Revolution
After two long years, the pandemic begins to fade and we’re all looking forward to some happiness and freedom… and the Russian army skewers Ukraine. There’s a collective global facepalm, a sense of incredulity and a deep pang of fear for the Ukrainians.
Questions to fuel your future
Project yourself 10 years down the line. Home, work, relationships, fulfilment, fitness, energy, wellbeing… your life is amazing.
Why I love paying tax
Back in the day, pre-government and before cities, humans lived in small communities of 150 or so people. Everyone knew everyone. Everyone had a role. You all mucked in.
How to have an epic 2022
Despite the empty seats, the Tokyo Olympics was still compelling viewing. A year late, it was an exotic gathering where the best in the world took on the best in the world. It was great entertainment because they’re all so fast or bouncy or throwy or bendy or stretchy or balancey or swimmey or rowey […]
Change your life in 8 weeks
It’s been a rock & roll summer. We could go on about the footy, Olympics, red/amber/green travel lists, vaccinations and more, but we’re not going to. Both Sanj and I are going to do what Art of Brill does best – keep it bloomin’ simple and tell you a little story.