Monthly Archives: July 2010

Creative people – why can’t they just share the edge?

The news story about TV personality Keith Chegwin allegedly stealing comedians’ jokes highlights the challenge of intellectual property in the online age: as soon as you create an asset you face the danger of the material being widely circulated and … Continue reading

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Super Ordinate goals – make the biggest, bestest use of them

Last week I came across a great example of the use of what are called ‘Super Ordinate goals’ in, of all places the middle of Wales. I was speaking at a conference organised by Powys County Council sharing my insights … Continue reading

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Different strokes for different folks

With spy exchanges in the news, another piece of the Cold War has entered my life. I received  a remarkable piece of history in the post today. It is what is known as a ‘piece of the Berlin Wall’. It … Continue reading

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NEWS: Bulgaria review

A great time was had in Bulgaria during the country’s special ‘Creativity Week’. The enterprising team at Apeiron Academy displayed some great collaborative creativity with a week long programme with ideas ranging from having a small mobile press office – … Continue reading

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The Red lines through the history books

According to the Radio 4 programme ‘A Point of View’, featuring historian David Cannadine (BBC Radio 4, Friday 20.50 and Sundays 0850), Russian authorities have recruited a group of academics to draw up a new school textbook. The aim is … Continue reading

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