Author: cobaltred

  • Giacometti-esque


    I love this image of our two dear friends Mo and Jo and their lurcher, Pixie.At first glance it is rather Giacometti-esque with very elongated legs and tiny bodies. It got me thinking about perspectives and how we can look at an image, conjure a thought and ‘see’ it with a particular version of truth.…

  • Kintsugi


    I was going to delete this as it wasn’t the photo I thought I had taken. But there was something about it that was rather wonderful, creative and beautiful -so I kept it. Sometimes a surprising image or being out of focus can be a good thing that leads to seeing something in a completely…

  • Why Cobalt Red and not Cobalt Red?

    Why Cobalt Red and not Cobalt Red?

    This is an example of The Stroop effect. In the classic Stroop task, participants struggle to quickly name the colour of ink a word is written in, when the word itself is a conflicting colour. In executive coaching, the Stroop effect can serve as a metaphor for the challenges leaders face in managing conflicting demands…