I am constantly on the look-out for new sources of inspiration - people and organisations trying to make the world a better place, athletes and adventurers performing great feats, well-written books and beautiful artwork. Here is a selection of links to some of the people and stories that inspire me the most.

The Do Lectures 

An annual event that brings together game changers and doers in one amazing place for three days. You can read about my time there on my blog and also as a featured attendee on the Do Blog

Seth Godin

All round marketing guru, prolific blogger and author of many books, including the inspirational Icarus Deception 

Hiut Denim

A company from a small town in West Wales that makes amazing jeans. Oh, and they have one of the best websites you will ever see

Patagonia

Visionary company set-up by Yves Chouinard. The gold standard for responsible business

River Cottage

I am a HUGE fan of the legend that is Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, and all that he has created. He's even nicer in the flesh than he seems on TV. A shining example of how to make small steps add up to big impact

Chrissie Wellington

Unbeaten British legend of Ironman racing, all-round good egg, and fellow resident of Bristol! I heard her tell her amazing story at Bristol University in November 2013, where i also had the chance to say hello.

The Great Discontent

Weekly interview with creatives from around the world - great story-telling, inspiration and ideas

Danny Gregory

Inspirational guy, and author of several books on the joys of sketch journalling 

Chris McDougall (& Micah True)

Chris wrote the brilliant Born To Run, which introduced the world to the late, great Caballo Blanco (a.k.a. Micah True), who I had the fortune to meet and hear speak in Bristol in 2011

 

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