Book review: The Human Edge – How curiosity and creativity are your superpowers in the digital economy by Greg Orme

Book review: The Human Edge – How curiosity and creativity are your superpowers in the digital economy by Greg Orme Posted on: April 20, 2020

This book “The Human Edge – How curiosity and creativity are your superpowers in the digital economy” by Greg Orme (London Business School, founder of the Centre for Creative Business and with clients including Accenture, EY and Arcadia) is both fascinating and inspiring. Most of us (lawyers, accountants, surveyors or marketers) worry about the potential […]

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BCO’s Inspirational Leaders – Toby Courtauld of Great Portland Estates

BCO’s Inspirational Leaders – Toby Courtauld of Great Portland Estates Posted on: April 8, 2020

Earlier in the year, I went along to the first event of 2020 for British Council for Offices BCO’s Inspirational Leaders – Toby Courtauld of Great Portland Estates. It was full at the Kent House marketing suite which was full of models of new and potential London developments. I thought his story would be helpful […]

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Volunteering as a Trustee with Richmond Borough Mind

Posted on: December 6, 2019

This blog appeared in a London Borough of Richmond Upon Thames CVS “Volunteering as a Trustee” newsletter  Volunteering as a Trustee at Richmond Borough Mind I have run my own small business in Richmond for over 30 years. I am still busy but my family is grown up now. I wanted to “give something back” […]

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Book review: Lost connections – Why you’re depressed and how to find hope by Johann Hari

Book review: Lost connections – Why you’re depressed and how to find hope by Johann Hari Posted on: October 10, 2019

Today is World Mental Health Day. As a psychologist, counsellor and trustee of a mental health charity I thought I’d share my thoughts on this brilliant book. “Lost connections – Why you’re depressed and how to find hope” by Johann Hari was a revelation. Everyone is aware of the growing problem in mental health. This […]

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Nine reflections on thought leadership (2019)

Nine reflections on thought leadership (2019) Posted on: September 9, 2019

It was a full house at the recent Professional Marketing Forum training workshop https://www.pmforum.co.uk/training.aspx on thought leadership. Here are the nine reflections on thought leadership identified by the 18 delegates at the end of the session: Use books for thought leadership – Publishing a book was the original way that professionals conducted thought leadership campaigns. […]

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