You change people’s lives. Be bold not British.

Sunday, February 17, 2013

Every February divers from all over the world gather at The Royal Geographical Society in London for the London Diving Chamber lectures in aid of The Scuba Trust….

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Pillows, helmets and hygiene

Monday, September 10, 2012

Dave Brailsford, Team GB Cycling Performance Director attributes much of his teams’ recent Olympic success to incremental improvements. The principle of incremental improvements across the cycling team came…

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Has anyone else cried a lot this week?

Sunday, August 5, 2012

I have spent a lot of time in the last week crying at the telly. Who knew that the achievements and disappointments of the Olympic athletes could have…

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Are you still useful?

Thursday, June 21, 2012

This week I went to ‘Overturn’ the MA in Innovation Management Degree Show at Central Saint Martins. Who even knew you could do a MA in Innovation? Innovation…

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There are people dying now, so give me the money

Friday, June 1, 2012

On 31 May, hundreds of fundraisers gathered in London to hear 22 fundraising professionals share which fundraising ideas they wished they had thought of. I was proud to be included in…

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It was much easier before the internet came along and wrecked everything

Saturday, May 12, 2012

I’ve gone a bit techy this week. On Tuesday I went to the launch of ‘More than shaking an online tin – How can we take technology-enabled giving…

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I’ve never cried in a hardware store before. Although perhaps you have.

Saturday, April 14, 2012

I was in E Hayes & Sons in Invercargill in New Zealand. A strange place to hang out on holiday amidst the natural beauty of New Zealand’s South…

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You can’t get romantic about baseball

Sunday, February 12, 2012

I’m currently on route to the FIA conference in Australia. On the flight yesterday in between being fed like a Christmas goose I managed to get a spot…

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Here’s to the crazy ones

Sunday, October 16, 2011

I surprised myself last week how upset I was when I heard that Steve Jobs had died. It’s been hard to digest all that has been written about…

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Failure – it’s the real thing

Sunday, October 2, 2011

Last week I ran an innovation breakfast for fundraising leaders with the creative team from Sandbox. One of the key discussion points was that in order to innovate…

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