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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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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Having ideas isn’t the problem. The hard part is making them happen.

Sunday, August 7, 2011

I’ve just finished reading Making Ideas Happen by Scott Belsky; an inspirational book full of practical advice based on real experiences of the challenges and joys of making…

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It’s no longer good enough just to be ‘good’

Sunday, July 10, 2011

Life is competitive. I think Darwins’ theory of natural selection also applies to organisations. Put simply; evolve or die. In order to survive your organisation needs to understand…

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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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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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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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The world rewards those with generosity of spirit

Sunday, March 14, 2010

I love reading books based on other peoples suggestions. I was recently recommended The Go-Giver, a parable about an ambitious young man called Joe who wants business success…

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