Would £10,000 motivate you to have a good idea?

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

My dad, Stan Gower started working as a sheet metal worker for British Airways in 1974. We lived about 7 miles from Heathrow and I remember he used…

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LEXI – an idea ahead of its time

Monday, November 6, 2017

Last month we caught up with Giles Long MBE, triple Paralympic gold medallist, inventor of LEXI, the graphic system that explains Paralympic sports and CEO of Lexicon Decoder…

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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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Sharing failure – simple concept and much easier said than done

Thursday, September 21, 2017

One of the best books I’ve read on building a culture where creativity and innovation can thrive is Creativity, Inc by Ed Catmull. Perhaps it’s no big surprise…

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What fundraising teams can learn from improvisors

Thursday, August 31, 2017

In my quest to help others succeed at innovation, I often challenge people to get out of their comfort zones, expand their knowledge and try something new. I…

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Let’s sleep on it

Thursday, June 22, 2017

A guest blog by Vanessa Longley. What else are you doing while you are reading this blog? I’m guessing you’re doing at least one other activity. Most likely…

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Keep the Joy Alive, As easy as A B C …

Saturday, June 10, 2017

A guest blog by Iain McAndrew. Last week I met Ian Scott for lunch and a catch up in Edinburgh. Ian had recently supported us in a project…

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How mobile technology can lead to more loyal and engaged employees

Monday, June 5, 2017

A guest blog by Geraldine Osman. The world around us is changing, with most of us wanting access to information and constant communication from wherever we are and…

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Does your smartphone stress you out?

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Confession: I grew up before the Internet was invented I remember being shown round a ‘computer cluster’ (room with lots of computers in) at University by my housemate. He introduced…

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This squirrel shares its nuts

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

This squirrel shares its nuts because it’s an innovation squirrel. Over the years, we’ve worked with many organisations, teams and individuals (and squirrels) to help them develop better…

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