3 tips for creative leaders

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

A couple of weeks ago I interviewed Kirstin Kaszubowska, innovation and creativity expert about her thoughts and experiences helping individuals and teams to think creatively. One of the questions…

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Let’s sleep on it some more… How sleep and creative thinking are connected. Part one.

Thursday, September 13, 2018

A guest blog by Vanessa Longley. Last year, as part of my MSc in Innovation, Creativity and Leadership studies I wanted to understand more about the connection between sleep and…

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Getting into our supporters shoes

Monday, July 30, 2018

A guest blog by Claire Leslie. Today the housing crisis is getting worse, with more than 98 households being evicted every day. Shelter must raise significantly more income…

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Do you know what your old classmates are up to?

Friday, July 20, 2018

Think back to when you were at school. What do you remember? The smell of the school hall (kind of musty gym kits and disinfectant) cross-country in the…

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I’m a fundraiser. Crowdfunding. How hard can it be?

Friday, July 13, 2018

Earlier this year I launched a crowdfund to get an idea off the ground. I’ve called it the Lucidity Network. I thought it might be helpful to share…

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If we are all the same how will we ever innovate?

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Recently I was interviewed about innovation in the charity sector, and I’m sorry to say that when asked, I struggled to name any campaigns or services that I’d…

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Creativity. What is it good for?

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

A guest blog by Becky Slack. Creativity. When you say that word, what type of person or job role do you think of? Artist? Writer? Designer? Many people…

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We’re all on the same team, we just speak different languages

Saturday, April 14, 2018

Three years ago, at the International Fundraising Congress (IFC) in the Netherlands, myself and a colleague were running a session on creativity and innovation. The last 15 minutes…

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Innovation – it’s all in your perspective

Thursday, January 11, 2018

A guest blog by Iain McAndrew. Casting my mind back to late 2016, one of the names on my induction programme when I first arrived at CHAS (Children’s…

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The turtle that blogged about innovation

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

I’m Anastasia and I’m a turtle. This may sound strange, but knowing that I’m a turtle is actually relevant for my job supporting local Minds with their organisational…

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