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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Hospice fundraising – we can’t just keep doing more of the same

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

A guest blog by Andy Goldsmith. Three years ago, our friend and neighbour Claire House Children’s Hospice came back from a fundraising masterclass at the Inch Lodge in…

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Are you running fast just to stay still?

Monday, March 20, 2017

“My dear, here we must run as fast as we can, just to stay in place. And if you wish to go anywhere you must run twice as…

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‘Crafternoon’: How Mind is crafting its way to fundraising success

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

A guest blog by Maria Healy. Over the past few years the race for charities to produce the ‘next big thing’ in terms of a mass participation fundraising…

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How to minimise the risk of innovation

Monday, February 13, 2017

Trying something new can be nerve-wracking at the best of times; nobody knows what the outcome will be. But don’t let the risks prevent you from innovating. The…

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The female of the species is more cautious than the male

Friday, January 27, 2017

A collaboration blog by Ian Scott and Lucy Gower. Last year over at Lucidity we developed the innovation animal quiz to help you understand what type of innovator…

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There’s no such thing as a bad idea

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

I’ve got some news. There is. There are simply loads of bad ideas. Chocolate teapots, a donut eating competition to fundraise for a diabetes charity and voice activated…

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Making time to be creative isn’t an add-on to your job – it IS your job

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

I believe that creativity is something that we are all capable of. As human beings we are skilled at using our imagination and of generating original ideas to…

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How beard oil could lubricate your fundraising

Monday, December 19, 2016

A guest post by Bobert Brush. Three years ago I was working in an office. Then I took the plunge and threw myself headfirst into becoming an Internet…

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