A brief guide to social media friendship etiquette

Sunday, May 15, 2011

When Tim Berners Lee invented the world-wide web in 1990 I don’t think he, or any of us could predict the huge changes it would make to the…

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What is innovation anyway?

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

As mentioned in my blog last week ‘What innovation isn’t” I think innovation is an overused term. According to Oxford Dictionaries online (does anyone own a dictionary anymore?…

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You can help. Even if you just do one thing.

Sunday, April 10, 2011

Two billion cups of coffee are drunk every day. I for my small part contribute to that total. Coffee has become a staple part of my existence, dare…

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Success out of failure

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Katherine William-Powlett, NCVO’s dedicated Innovation Officer has been busy over the last few months organising a series of excellent events. Each one has tackled a different facet of…

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Look outside of what you know

Sunday, December 26, 2010

Innovation isn’t about a single eureka moment; it’s about a series of thoughts and connections that combine to create something new. Einstein didn’t sit in a darkened room…

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Change your Facebook profile picture to a cartoon and help protect children. How does that work then?

Monday, December 6, 2010

I’m fascinated by people’s behavior generally. One of my favorite pastimes is people watching and now I can people-watch online from the comfort of my sofa. Last weekend…

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I don’t expect a round of applause but I do expect a thank you

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

I’ve been musing over a couple of great articles I’ve read recently by Ken Burnett and Stephen George about thanking people – and why it’s really very important….

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Elephant family – I love you but I wish that you had loved me back.

Saturday, May 15, 2010

250 elephants are parading the streets and parks of London right now! Bought to you by the Elephant Family these beautiful and original elephants will be making London’s…

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The World at my Feet

Sunday, May 9, 2010

That’s just it, we all have the world at our feet. The challenge is whether we choose to embrace it or not. I’ve travelled to many far-flung places,…

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Four ingredients; belief, passion, determination and focus

Sunday, May 2, 2010

I love the London Marathon – have you ever been? It’s an amazing day. London is transformed into a hub of positive energy. Everyone is willing the 39,000…

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