Give yourself a 5 day ‘happiness workout’ during the Twixtmas break

You can transform your personal happiness by doing a five-day work out during the Twixtmas break between the Christmas and New Year holidays. By following some easy-to-do ‘happiness work-out’ tips devised by Professor Richard Wiseman, you can make yourself happier, be more optimistic, and even exercise more. It is part of a virtual ‘University of […]

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‘University of Twixtmas’ – a time for binge learning and social good

In an age of time poverty when people use ‘Don’t have time’ for spending time on themselves or doing social good  call to create a ‘University of Twixtmas’ is being made – to seize the opportunity when people are ‘time rich’ in the 5 days between the Christmas and New Year holidays. The idea of […]

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Why Banks need to adopt the ‘Tom Hanks Rule’

Looking forward to speaking at Socially Useful Banking with Andy Haldane, the Executive Director at the Bank of England on Monday (October 29) to address where do we go in rebuilding the banking sector and the economy. I’m there in my role as a director Bully-Banks campaign which represents small businesses mis-sold Interest Rate Swaps. […]

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The Olympic Opening ceremony unsung heroes: the client

Danny Boyle – or Sir Danny Boyle as I shall insist on calling him until it’s officially confirmed – has made a phenomenal creative statement with his Olympic opening ceremony. His creative genius in redefining the Opening Ceremony is widely celebrated. Yet are there possibly greater heroes involved in the process, who, thus far, have […]

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56Up & your Innovation, Creativity and Brand

I have a particular interest in the documentary TV series ‘56Up’; three of the girls featured in the ‘experiment’ were at the same school, as me in the East End of London. The series is not only of personal interest but offers lessons for brand communications and for managing innovation and creativity. […]

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