Tag Archives: creativity

Tubespiration featured in ‘Financial Times’

The ‘Financial Times’ kindly shared my call for everyone to recognise the creative inspiration that is all around you on the London Tube (and indeed for any journey you make.) I’m offering Tyler Brule, the FT columnist whom I greatly … Continue reading

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Barry IdeasBank shares its story and creates a platform for inspiring Barry people to tell their stories

                    A busy week ahead for the Barry IdeasBank – the trail-blazing scheme, enabling people to create and share new ideas to improve their communities with the aim of becoming a … Continue reading

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A letter to Tyler Brule

                              Thought I’d share a letter written to Financial Times columnist Tyler Brule following a recent article where he revealed what I thought was a misplaced … Continue reading

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Welcome back Netto – 3 great creative ideas they never used (and how I started the ‘Baked Beans War’ of 1994)

News of Sainsbury’s partnership with Danish-based Dansk Supermarked brings back happy memories – I did their PR in the UK for a number of years – and very proud of some great work and creating some great legends, including inadvertently … Continue reading

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What are you doing with your ‘wealth’?

                  News that one of Britain’s biggest lottery winners is giving £3 million to the ‘Yes Scotland’ referendum campaign brought a smile to my face and got me thinking. It also connected … Continue reading

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A home for UK creative mavericks – on the London Underground

I am launching a new initiative bringing together for the first time all the people across the UK who do weird and wonderful creative activities using the London Underground – from artists, to Tube racers, to Tube staff heroes. Called … Continue reading

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Are you suffering from ‘Teflonitus’?

You’re successful. You’re smart at managing yourself, your diary and commitments. You avoid getting embroiled in time-consuming, and no doubt time-wasting, distractions. Success is marked out by your surety in managing you, and the ever-growing list of demands on your … Continue reading

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A tribute to another ‘hero’ of the London bombings

In my innovation and creativity classes I encourage people to develop a skill to spot opportunities, to listen out for new ideas or positive examples of good practice from unlikely sources, to adapt and apply to your own situation. This … Continue reading

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Uganda – international conference speaking

A big ‘thank you’ to the delegates who provided me with such inspiration, challenging questions and new insights at the International Congress – Public Relations & Human Resources in Kampala, Uganda last week. Thoroughly enjoyed delivering conference presentations and training … Continue reading

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Join the Tubespiration! Tours to transform your journeys

I am launching a campaign to get people to be creative while they travel is being launched in the UK to  mark World Creativity & Innovation Week (April 15-21) Commuters are being urged to switch off their mobile phones or stop … Continue reading

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