Creativity & Brand PR talks in Uganda

I am looking forward to being one of the international speakers at the 6th International Public Relations Congress at the Kampala Serena hotel, Kampala, Uganda from 8th to 11th July. The Congress attracts delegates from all parts of the African continent. It is organised by the International Public Relations Association (IPRA), The Management School London […]

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The Story of the Barry IdeasBank – community open source innovation

I am very proud of having created what is believed to be the UK’s first community IdeasBank – an incredible tool with the potential to transform community regeneration and how the public sector can improve the delivery of its services. It demonstrates the potential for open source innovation or crowdsourcing for a local community. The […]

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Thank you for voting me for top UK PR Award

Can I use this blog to say a massive big ‘thank you’ to all the people who voted for me to win  the ‘Outstanding Public Relations Professional’ award in the Chartered Institute of Public Relations'(CIPR) annual awards this week. There should have actually been three awards for the all the short-listed candidates – Lis Lewis-Jones […]

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Outstanding Public Relations Professional of the Year – nomination

Absolutely delighted to be nominated for the Outstanding Public Relations Professional of the Year – People’s Choice Award The award, run by the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR), aims to pay tribute to an outstanding professional performance made by an individual who has demonstrated exceptional skill, knowledge and initiative. I was nominated by my […]

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Barry Kucha – celebrating Barry’s community heroes

I am extra-ordinary proud of pioneering work I am doing to get what is believed to be Britain’s first independent community ‘ideas bank’. Do visit www.yourideasbank.org.uk A key part of its working is the ‘Barry Kucha’ events. Here are details of the forthcoming event on April 15th in Barry. Seven inspirational local heroes from Atlantic […]

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The Bobby Moore meme – pass it on

Despite dying 20 years ago and having stopped playing football nearly 35 years ago the legend of my boyhood hero, former West Ham United and England captain Bobby Moore grows. Rather like interest will grow next year for the centenary of World War I, in spite of an ever-growing time gap, the appetite for commemoration […]

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Tubespiration! Transforms your next Tube trip into inspiring journey

Turn your next mundane Tube trip into an inspirational journey is the aim of ‘Tubespiration’, a new guide showing how to get your next brilliant idea by using the London Underground as a creativity tool. Written by leading creative thinking expert and Londoner Andy Green, it contains over 150 different tools or creative prompts using […]

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Make your New Year’s resolutions happen by using Squeezesteps

If you have made New Year’s resolutions the critical challenge is to make them happen. Here’s where you need to use ‘Squeezesteps’. The dictionary of the future will define a ‘Squeezestep as: “Actively breaking down into smaller, more do-able, nudgeable or more compelling steps in any change requiring you or others to take.” It implies […]

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