Monthly Archives: November 2010

Inspired by brave people – that are all around us

I don’t consider myself ‘brave’. But for anyone with an innovative mindset, wanting to change the world in some way through their creativity, well you need some bravery. I call this quality your ‘Adversity Quotient’ – your ability to bounce … Continue reading

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News: Meme judo+‘Spin is Innocent OK!’ – Cardiff – this Thursday

PR practitioners have failed to understand the DNA of communications – memes. As a result, they face missing out on the potential to create memorable, creative, messages whose word of mouth lives on and on. Sharing examples from the work … Continue reading

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NEWS: Give your Creativity a boost – 4 places on December courses

There are four places available on each of two great different creativity training days – ‘Creativity in PR’ and ‘Managing the Creative PR Team’ – with a special offer for anyone booking on both sessions. Give yourself the best preparation … Continue reading

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Can you help a lone nut?

There is a brilliant presentation on ‘How to start a mass movement in 3 minutes’ byDerek Sivers, an inspirational entrepreneur speaking at the TED conference.  It features a crazy guy dancing by himself at a rock festival. Within 3 minutes … Continue reading

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Rupert the bear is 90 years old today

Happy birthday to a much loved childhood friend. Rupert the bear is 90 years old today. Some interesting lessons for anyone wanting to develop an innovative mindset is hearing the story about how Rupert came into being and how the … Continue reading

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A need to redefine public relations?

Pleasant surprise to get a namecheck in the Chartered Institute of Public Relations President’s televised debate featuring its two candidates Rob brown and Sally Sykes – both of whom I’m good friends with. I happened to be with Rob Brown … Continue reading

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NEWS: Just 1 place left on Creative Writing course

Hurry, there is just one place left on my ‘ Creative  Writing’ course on Wednesday November 17th. The one day course is run by the Chartered Institute of Public Relations,  This course enables you to gain new, deeper insights into how … Continue reading

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NEWS: Newcastle showing for ‘One Man Pecha Kucha’

An innovative presentation – a ‘One Man Pecha Kucha’ – featuring an international expert on creativity is being held on the evening of Tuesday November 9th at Nancy’s Bordello, Newcastle. Organized by the Chartered Institute of Public Relations North East … Continue reading

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Personal brandcasting, London event – fully booked

Apologies for anyone wanting to attend my talk on ‘Personal Brandcasting’ organised by the Chartered Institute of Marketing in London on Monday November 15th – it is now fully booked. The talk shares my insights on what are the four … Continue reading

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It’s just 55 days left until Twixtmas – a time for binge doing

I am again getting behind a campaign to encourage binge doing – to make the world a better place using the five days of Twixtmas – between the Christmas and New Year Holidays is being launched The not-for-profit campaign is aiming to encourage everyone … Continue reading

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