Posts by David Powell

David Powell is an international author, life skills mentor and executive facilitator. He was the recipient of The Visioneers’ 2022 global award for his work benefiting humanity. David has helped empower individuals and teams in thirty countries across five continents. His graphical vision tools and Life Journey Skills concepts have been implemented by some of the world’s leading organizations.

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How to Draw Your Way to a Life You’ll Love

“Imagination is more important than knowledge.” ~Albert Einstein

We all know the basic script we are encouraged to follow in life—work hard at school, then go to university or get a good job. Conform and fit in and everything will be fine.

I did well at the first part; however, by my early twenties, the “everything will be fine” bit wasn’t happening for me. Far from it. I had been prepared for a “basic script” life, but I wasn’t happy by any means, and I couldn’t figure out what was wrong.

When I left school in the UK, before going …