Category Archives: Inspiring

How does a ‘Community Painting’ increase sales and raise funds? #doodles #community #paintings

How does a ‘Community Painting’ help find new customers for a business and raise funds for a community? At DoodleJam, we think we may have found the answer: 1) Find a business with a blank wall space. 2) Match a … Continue reading

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Corporate Team Building and Fundraising in One Activity.

Turn your corporate team building activity into an inspirational corporate fundraiser! DoodleJam will facilitate a very special creative group activity for your team building activity or corporate party. Each business group will create their own vibrant group painting, representing a … Continue reading

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Increase Sales and Productivity with Positive Thinking.

Psychologist Shawn Achor argues that happiness inspires an increase in business sales and productivity. Becoming more positive releases dopamine in the brain which turns on all of the learning centers allowing you to adapt and create with ease, boosting employee … Continue reading

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Temple Grandin – Autism, a Touch of Genius!

Temple Grandin, diagnosed with autism as a child, talks about how her mind works, sharing her ability to “think in pictures,” which helps her solve problems that neurotypical brains might miss. Temple was the subject of a HBO movie (2010) … Continue reading

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10 minutes of quiet time per day WILL make you more productive!

Taking 10 minutes out of your day to have absolute “quiet time” will increase productivity, improve health and will put you back in the driving seat of your life. Andy Puddicombe provides an expert insight into “quiet time” with his … Continue reading

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John Lloyd – The World of Invisibility!

This is a very humorous  TED.com talk by John Lloyd on the subject of  “What’s invisible? More than you think.” John Lloyd has been a fixture on British TV for four decades, producing such classic comedies as Blackadder, Spitting Image, the BBC’s Hitchhiker’s Guide to the … Continue reading

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Do you have a WHY?

“If you hire people just because they can do a job, they’ll work for your money. But if you hire people who believe what you believe, they’ll work for you with blood and sweat and tears.” (Simon Sinek) DoodleJam “a frame … Continue reading

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Every wondered what it is like to have a massive stroke? Enlightening?

One of my all time favourite TED.com talks. In this talk Jill Bolte Taylor describes her experience as she had a massive stroke. She watched as her brain functions — motion, speech, self-awareness — shut down one by one.  Absolutely fascinating! … Continue reading

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Listening to Colour! – Fascinating TED.com Talk

Neil Harbisson was born with total colour blindness and has never seen colour, he comes from a grey scale world. He now has a device that enables him to hear the frequency of colour which is having a profound effect … Continue reading

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Creating a Life Without Walking – John Hockenberry (TED.com)

We are all designers says John Hockenberry in this very inspiring TED.com talk. I agree that humans are all creative innovators and that, by designing your life with focus and intent, you can overcome adversity and achieve the ‘perceived’ impossible. … Continue reading

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