Creativity, Innovation and Quality of Life

Saturday, May 5, 2012

Innovation is a buzzword topic. You can even do a Masters Degree in Innovation, Creativity and Leadership at City University in London. It has its own acronym; it…

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Same challenges different time zone

Thursday, March 8, 2012

Last week fundraisers from across Queensland gathered on the Australian Gold Coast for the Fundraising Institute Australia Dare to be Different conference. Many people asked me what I…

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Plan your story

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

I’m a bit of a fan of the work of Plan, ever since I used a Plan funded toilet when I was in Ethiopia. Plan UK work with…

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I love infographics

Sunday, November 6, 2011

I love infographics. I love infographics so much that I’ve written a blog about them. An infographic is short for ‘information graphic’ and is a visual representation of…

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Will you donate just £1 for my birthday?

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

So its my birthday, I’m another year older. 38. How has this happened? Seems like only yesterday I was hanging out at Virginia Water Lakes with Stan Gower…

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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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Great customer service – It’s not that hard is it?

Saturday, February 19, 2011

Every single day someone gives me an appalling customer service experience.  Take your pick from HSBC not calling me back, laissez-faire waiters, queuing for hours in Southern Electrics…

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Are you tweeting strategically?

Friday, February 19, 2010

A few years ago that would be a totally nonsensical question, yesterday I attended a seminar in a packed room of organisations all striving to use social media…

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Approach life and death from a different perspective

Monday, February 8, 2010

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