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Never work with animals or 18th century mailcoaches: the importance of stories of failure

I’ve been thinking about stories a lot lately, particularly stories of failure. Telling stories of… Read more →

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‘Innovation managers have to be politically savvy street-fighters’ – Notes from the Front End of Innovation

I’m suffering from information overload right now, having spent most of last week at the Front… Read more →

Innovation Conversations #7 – Julie Dodd, Director of Digital Transformation and Communication, Parkinson’s UK

Innovation Conversations #7 – Julie Dodd, Director of Digital Transformation and Communication, Parkinson’s UK

Talking to Julie was inspiring — not just because Parkinson’s UK is a great example of an… Read more →

Innovation Conversation 5 - Simon Jones, Head of Innovation, Team Sky

Innovation Conversations #5 – Simon Jones, Head of Innovation, Team Sky

If there’s one organisation whose name is a byword for innovation right now, it’s probably… Read more →

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Innovation Conversations #1: Lorenzo Wood, Chief Innovation Officer, DigitasLBi

Innovation is having a moment – everyone is frantically pursuing it, from governments who think… Read more →

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Vision 2016 – fearless bears, super chickens and what is it about coffee?

I’ve been at Vision 2016 for the last two days – which probably explains why… Read more →

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Some naive musings about trust and internet fridges

It might be because Christmas has just happened, which always makes me feel slightly nauseous… Read more →

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Uber should take better care of its brand. It’s all it’s got.

Disruptive car service Uber has made quite a few headlines lately – not many of… Read more →

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What’s the difference between a marketer and a project manager?

It sounds like the beginning of a joke – but when I started a unit… Read more →

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Three things about motivating people

One of the most interesting aspects of the Masters’ degree I’m doing is the regular… Read more →

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Change company culture for women – or change companies?

Reading McKinsey’s latest research on gender diversity this morning, and it makes interesting reading. Women… Read more →

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Actions speak louder: are your messages missing the mark?

Trawling the web for statistics this week (such a fascinating life I lead….!), I stumbled… Read more →