Ah, Henning Mankell. This dark and glorious Swedish author changed my life by giving the world one of my absolute favourite fictional characters; Kurt Wallander. Kurt is a lonely man. He is a detective in the Swedish police force and is notoriously bad (as many...

Ash Ambirge is a gorgeously irreverent copywriter and online business type expert. She is a shining example of how successful you can be when you are 100%, unequivocally YOU. She is a straight up, blunt-as-hell, business genius and every solopreneur or aspiring solopreneur needs to...

The words on this picture come from a song by Desmond Dekker, which has become one of my 'go to' songs whenever I feel disheartened, and it never fails to put me back in the right frame of mind. If I'm going through a particularly...

Bill Strickland is a true inspiration. His incredible book, Make the Impossible Possible, documents his story of building Manchester Bidwell - a jobs training centre and community arts programme for disadvantaged kids in America. His dedication and single-mindedness with this project are inspiration in themselves,...

Marianne Cantwell is like a magic pixie. She is the mastermind behind Free Range Humans, a glorious website and now a book, which encourages people to ditch the 9 to 5 and start living a life that really fulfills them. It will come as no...