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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Do you have an inner voice that sucks your confidence? You are not alone.

Friday, March 30, 2018

When I read sweeping research claims I do tend to take them with a pinch of salt. Here’s one ‘Women don’t apply for jobs unless 100% qualified and…

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Because learning to solve problems is more useful than having a right answer

Sunday, February 4, 2018

When I was 8 years old I knew all the flags of the world. When I was 16 I knew about Pythagoras theorem and when I was 21…

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Why I’m excited about something I’ve never seen

Thursday, January 25, 2018

A guest blog by Stephanie Harvey. More often than not I find I attend a training session and, when it’s good, I leave brimming with ideas and enthusiasm….

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Do you want to know why I’m out of my comfort zone right now?

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

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. Diversity…

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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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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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