Monthly Archives: June 2011

What you need to do now to get the most out of 2011

Wow! We are now over half way through 2011. Now is a great time to take stock of your plans – and crucially how you can make the most of the remaining six months to ensure 2011 is another great … Continue reading

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DLT, Burmese Nobel peace prize winner, and your business strategy

I once chided a friend for remembering a quote from former Radio 1 DJ Dave Lee Travis. (I think it was something profound like, “It’s easy if you know it.”)  I wasn’t the only one scornful, with comedian Harry Enfield … Continue reading

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Is Twitter reducing the creative need for graffiti?

With the ability to freely express ourselves, almost instantaneously, through social media, does this new facility undermine one of the oldest forms of offline social media – graffiti? Also, is social media the ultimate form of defining your urbanity – … Continue reading

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NEWS: Chartered Institute of Marketing gets creative

Helping the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) celebrate its centenary year is Andy Green who will be delivering a ‘creativity’ workshop at the inaugural CIM Northern Conference on Wednesday June 15th at Bradford University. The ‘Power of Marketing’ conference will … Continue reading

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6 lessons from the Egyptian revolution

What an experience having just visited and worked in Egypt, a country that is going through a political revolution. There were times when I thought I was going to die. I saw my life flashing before me, and thought this … Continue reading

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NEWS: Innovation expert Cairo-bound

A leading innovation expert is Cairo-bound to help develop creative thinking skills among young Egyptian entrepreneurs and school teachers. Andy Green will be working with the British Council to help local people be more resourceful and capitalise on any potential … Continue reading

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Cheryl Cole’s 8 creativity and career lessons for brand ‘You’

The recent sacking of ‘X Factor’ judge Cheryl Cole has valuable lessons for your creativity – and your career. Whether it is a job or an idea, the innovative and creative manager has to learn to deal with setbacks, obstacles … Continue reading

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