Accolade for PR Crisis work for Bully-Banks

I have been acting as unpaid PR Director for the campaign group Bully-Banks which represents an estimated 40,000 plus victims of mis-selling by banks of interest rate swap products to small businessesacross the UK. (One of my businesses, the Wakefield Media Centre was adjudged to have been a victim of the mis-selling by both the […]

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Lancashire Day – will it ever rival Yorkshire Day ?

Just reading about the campaign to celebrate Lancashire Day brought back memories of my award-winning work in promoting a celebration cross the border, so to speak, promoting Yorkshire Day. I ran a PR campaign for many years promoting Yorkshire Day on August 1st which was very successful in engaging Yorkshire people everywhere to celebrate their […]

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Why the ‘JFK meme’ is so powerful – & the grassy knoll isn’t grassy

Why is there such a big celebration marking the 50th anniversary of the assassination of John F. Kennedy? OK there is significance that he was an important world leader. Yet, you could argue that there are other even more significant figures who met a tragic end at the hands of assassins but don’t have anywhere […]

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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 is at the heart of your creative capacity, underpinned by a self-confidence, self-belief and self-motivation […]

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Come Dine with me – Creativity on the menu with CIM

Really looking forward to sharing a posh dinner with some great minds in marketing and communications and advancing better use of creative and strategic thinking. Creativity is on the menu with a starter of creative capacity building, giving you the resource to think differently, a main dish of profound insights into the changing creative world […]

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Tubespiration! – The Movie

Enjoy our new film Tubespiration! – the Movie. It shows the Tubespiration! process in action and how each of can transform what is typically seen as the downtime in your daily schedule – your commute to and from work – into a creative journey. The film features the President-elect of the Chartered Institute of Public […]

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