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Newsletter Issue 3: About Shaping the Future

“So remember to look up at the stars and not down at your feet….Be curious.… Read more →

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Communicating about innovation: two approaches to understanding your audience (Future Shapers)

My second piece for the Future Shapers is out – and this time I’m thinking… Read more →

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Newsletter Issue 2: The Difficult Second Album

Sometimes you get things right first time – but when you try and replicate that… Read more →

Imagine an organisation where anything is possible – and then make it so

I wrote this piece for Solverboard recently as part of a Times supplement on Enterprise Agility,… Read more →

Conversation #12 — Margaret Heffernan, entrepreneur, CEO, writer and keynote speaker

Conversation #12 — Margaret Heffernan, entrepreneur, CEO, writer and keynote speaker

I’ve been wanting to talk to Margaret ever since I saw her speak at the… Read more →

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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 →

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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 →

Innovation Conversations at Cecilia Unlimited

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 →