How to discover your Values – and their importance to your Brand

A very senior communications manager at a leading University in Yorkshire once boasted to me of being a “Values-led organization!”. I had to courteously disabuse of the uniqueness of her positioning: “Everyone and every organization is ‘Values-led’. Even Adolf Hitler was ‘Values-led. They might be different values to you or I, but his actions and […]

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The facts about the Blue Monday meme

It’s Blue Monday on Monday January 20th)  – symbolically the most depressing day of the year. And it provides a great opportunity to promote greater understanding about mental well-being, positive psychology, or just an excuse to have a good time. It’s also a wonderful example of experience how memes operate and how we live in […]

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Tube equivalent of Platform 9¾ – anywhere on Underground

I’m teaming up with a group of creative mavericks who inspire people to create the equivalent of Harry Potter’s Platform 9¾ anywhere on the London Underground’s with the launch of ‘Tube Kultura’. It brings together for the first time all the people across the UK who do weird or wonderful creative activities using the London […]

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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 ‘Tube Kultura’ the initiative provides a platform for maverick creatives to share their trails and […]

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Twixtmas Day 1

5 things to do on this Twixtmas Day 1. Enjoy an indulgence 2. Have a good laugh 3. Do some exercise – physical, musical, literary, artistic or dance 4. Read a favourite book, or watch a favourite film, play, or listen to music of your choice 5. Eat something good More about Twixtmas at www.twixtmas.com […]

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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 precious time. But hang on! Could you be cursed with a newly-diagnosed condition?  An ailment […]

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