Make failure your friend

Friday, December 7, 2018

I recently interviewed Richard Turner, a self-proclaimed expert in failure on why failure is inevitable and why it’s also very important. Failure is one of those topics where…

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Top tips to innovate with confidence

Sunday, November 4, 2018

Recently I had the pleasure of recording a webinar with Roland Harwood, co-founder of global innovation agency 100%Open, about his experiences and insights on innovation. I first met…

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Socks can make ‘wow moments’

Saturday, October 27, 2018

Are you inundated with new autumn season catalogues in the post from clothes companies you’ve never even heard of? Or is it just me? There is nothing eye-catching…

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Everything I didn’t know about video games

Monday, October 22, 2018

When you think about video games – what springs to mind? When I think of video games, I go back to my childhood. It started with Nintendo Game…

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3 tips for creative leaders

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

A couple of weeks ago I interviewed Kirstin Kaszubowska, innovation and creativity expert about her thoughts and experiences helping individuals and teams to think creatively. One of the questions…

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Is sleeping like a sloth the key to productivity and creativity?

Friday, October 5, 2018

A guest blog by Vanessa Longley. In my last blog I explained the connection between a good night’s sleep and increased productivity and creativity. Here’s where I explain…

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Let’s sleep on it some more… How sleep and creative thinking are connected. Part one.

Thursday, September 13, 2018

A guest blog by Vanessa Longley. Last year, as part of my MSc in Innovation, Creativity and Leadership studies I wanted to understand more about the connection between sleep and…

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Getting into our supporters shoes

Monday, July 30, 2018

A guest blog by Claire Leslie. Today the housing crisis is getting worse, with more than 98 households being evicted every day. Shelter must raise significantly more income…

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Do you know what your old classmates are up to?

Friday, July 20, 2018

Think back to when you were at school. What do you remember? The smell of the school hall (kind of musty gym kits and disinfectant) cross-country in the…

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If we are all the same how will we ever innovate?

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Recently I was interviewed about innovation in the charity sector, and I’m sorry to say that when asked, I struggled to name any campaigns or services that I’d…

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