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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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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If you are alive and breathing there is still time

Saturday, March 26, 2011

On Sunday 13 March I went to a School of Life Sunday Sermon. If singing Eye of the Tiger at 11 o clock on a Sunday morning with…

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Success out of failure

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Katherine William-Powlett, NCVO’s dedicated Innovation Officer has been busy over the last few months organising a series of excellent events. Each one has tackled a different facet of…

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Look outside of what you know

Sunday, December 26, 2010

Innovation isn’t about a single eureka moment; it’s about a series of thoughts and connections that combine to create something new. Einstein didn’t sit in a darkened room…

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I don’t expect a round of applause but I do expect a thank you

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

I’ve been musing over a couple of great articles I’ve read recently by Ken Burnett and Stephen George about thanking people – and why it’s really very important….

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Elephant family – I love you but I wish that you had loved me back.

Saturday, May 15, 2010

250 elephants are parading the streets and parks of London right now! Bought to you by the Elephant Family these beautiful and original elephants will be making London’s…

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The World at my Feet

Sunday, May 9, 2010

That’s just it, we all have the world at our feet. The challenge is whether we choose to embrace it or not. I’ve travelled to many far-flung places,…

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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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