Monthly Archives: September 2010

‘The World’s Greatest Dad’ – the truthiness about it

Just seen a great new film, ‘The World’s Greatest Dad’ starring Robin Williams. I will not spoil your treat by giving away the plot, but just to say there is a twist half way through which turns the world upside … Continue reading

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NEWS: Search on for longest running brainstorm

What’s the longest running brainstorm you have heard about? The record I have come across is a London PR agency with 1½ days. I find it amazing that managers would not try to do complex sums by using their fingers … Continue reading

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Flexible thinking to survive your jungle

I always thought the world was like a jungle – more so after reading the account  of Ingrid Betancourt, who spent six years in captivity, held in the jungle by revolutionary guerrillas in Columbia. Reflecting on how she survived she recalled … Continue reading

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NEWS: Open courses on creativity at CIPR

Want to improve your creative abilities, or your creative writing skills or how you can manage the creative PR team? A range of open training courses delivered by Andy Green are now offered through the Chartered Institute of Public Relations’ … Continue reading

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Swine Flu – a cause for celebration?

These last two years may not go down in history as a great time – a time dominated by economic recession and gloom and doom. Yet, should we now be celebrating a near miss from catastrophe, a success in avoiding … Continue reading

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The Pope, the condom, the IdeaPoo – and the tacky souvenirs

With the Pope’s visit to the UK I was wondering how many of the ideas that were generated during a civil servants’ brainstorm were used – given the embarrassment caused earlier this year by the UK Foreign Office document containing … Continue reading

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NEWS: Season of ‘fastercheaperbetter’ events for Leeds business

A major regeneration initiative in South Leeds is teaming up with a world-leading creativity expert to help inspire businesses and community enterprises to seize new opportunities and transform their prospects – to help them perform faster, cheaper, and better. Continue reading

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Creativity – the unsung hero of the Battle of Britain?

The current Battle of Britain celebration is a worthy tribute to ‘the few’, the brave RAF pilots who defended the skies against a potential Nazi invasion. An unsung hero however, is the flexible and creative thinking shown by the RAF … Continue reading

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Edinburgh Festival review – what about ‘Pecha Komplaina’?

I was told an interesting statistic about the Edinburgh Festival: if you added up all the shows and the number of seats available divided by the number of visitors the average audience is – just 2 people. So, I was … Continue reading

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NEWS:Creativity at Stresa, Itay

The leading conference for European University Communicators – EUPRIO 2010 is featuring a series of creativity masterclasses with Andy Green. Andy will be sharing his insights, experiences and practical knowhow with delegates from all over Europe. Continue reading

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