It’s no longer good enough just to be ‘good’

Sunday, July 10, 2011

Life is competitive. I think Darwins’ theory of natural selection also applies to organisations. Put simply; evolve or die. In order to survive your organisation needs to understand…

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A story of fish and focus

Monday, June 20, 2011

Imagine the scene, a small Mediterranean island, miles of beautiful beaches, warm sunshine, fragrant olive groves and a scattering of tavernas serving local, fresh food and wine. A…

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Navigating the Twitterverse

Sunday, June 12, 2011

A few weeks ago I wrote a blog about online friendship etiquette. It sparked some discussion about Twitter and what the accepted rules of engagement (or enchantment) were. So…

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Are you an Eater or a Baker? The Art of Enchantment

Wednesday, June 8, 2011

For me the word ‘enchantment’ conjures up images of scenes straight out of a fairy tale; beautiful princesses, handsome princes, mysterious breadcrumb trails, charmed forests and magic spells….

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Whatever you do – don’t mention the F word

Thursday, May 26, 2011

Who knew that the beautiful Chapel at the House of St Barnabas was tucked behind Foyles loading bay just off the Charing Cross Road in London’s West End?…

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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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What innovation isn’t

Monday, May 2, 2011

Innovation, in my opinion is an overused term. People often seem to bung innovation in a sentence if they want to make something sound good but are too…

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Change is the natural state for the earth – it will never be finished

Sunday, April 24, 2011

On Friday I went to Down House, the former home of Charles Darwin. Down House is a stunning property with beautiful gardens and a museum of Darwin’s life….

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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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