“Do you ever have that feeling that everyone else is more successful than you?
If you think that’s bad – try being Leonardo Da Vinci.

This is the first of a two-part series on our distorted view of creativity and success.”


For more on Leonardo DaVinci’s little known early years take a look at:
“Da Vinci’s Ghost: Genius, Obsession and how Leonard Created the World in his Own Image” by Toby Lester amazon.co.uk/gp/product/1439189242/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1634&creative=19450&creativeASIN=1439189242&linkCode=as2&tag=adammeetsworl-21
“Leonardo and the age of the eye” by Ritchie Calder
“Mastery” by Robert Greene amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B009U1U2IU/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1634&creative=19450&creativeASIN=B009U1U2IU&linkCode=as2&tag=adammeetsworl-21

This series began life as a couple of essays on Medium
Difficult medium.com/i-m-h-o/a7f8bdabd67b
47 years to success medium.com/the-dept-for-dangerous-ideas/8654ee14e4b2


All paintings and archive in the Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons & Prelinger Archives
Ultimate Fails Compilation: youtube.com/watch?v=Ujwod-vqyqA
The Craig Ferguson Show © CBS

Music released under a Creative Commons Licence

“Nola” by Broke for Free soundcloud.com/broke-for-free
“Lullaby” by _ghost soundcloud.com/ghost-14

With extracts from:
“Frozen Star” by Kevin Macleod incompetech.com
“William Tell Overture” by Giachino Rossini

Story Design and Production by Adam Westbrook

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