How to minimise the risk of innovation

Monday, February 13, 2017

Trying something new can be nerve-wracking at the best of times; nobody knows what the outcome will be. But don’t let the risks prevent you from innovating. The…

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Four tips to manage your approach to risk

Tuesday, January 5, 2016

When you stop to think about it, working for a charity is a really bold move. A charity is set up because there is an unmet and often…

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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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Stop caring what the other kids think

Saturday, April 16, 2011

Last week I happened upon the Museum of Childhood in Bethnal Green. To be honest it’s more like a museum of nostalgia as the core audience seems to…

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Deep sea creatures and volcanic vents…

Saturday, March 19, 2011

Did you know that at least half the planet is covered in water that is more than 2 miles deep?  And that there are volcanic vents of the…

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If I had to live my life over

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Today I stumbled across this inspirational piece; written by 85-year-old Nadine Stair. If I had to live my life over I’d dare to make more mistakes next time….

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Dear Cretins, the balance of power is shifting

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Responding to your customers needs and providing them with an exceptional service is basic common sense. It’s also very important. “Quality in a service or product is not…

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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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