Creativity – the experts’ view

Posted on: July 20, 2012

The favourite of all the many courses I have studied was the creativity and innovation module in my MBA. So it was interesting to read about a creativity roundtable of leading academics from innovation, psychology and creative writing backgrounds in a recent edition of the Open University’s Open Minds magazine. Here’s a brief summary: What […]

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Creativity and innovation

Posted on: November 6, 2009

Those of you who know me will be aware that since studying the subject as part of my MBA over a decade ago creativity has been a passion of mine – using idea generation techniques at partner conferences, deploying problem definition frameworks at coaching sessions and even teaching a creativity class to marketers. What you […]

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Crazy busy – Overstretched, overbooked and about to snap (Book review) – Dealing with stress

Posted on: October 30, 2009

Dealing with stress? I first read this excellent book offering strategies for handling a fast paced life and dealing with stress by Dr Edward Hallowell, a psychiatrist, in December 2007. But many of the ideas (e.g. screen sucking, gigaguilt) have remained so vibrant to me as I have witnessed, amongst my clients and colleagues, a […]

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Visual identities, colours and hedgehogs

Posted on: July 23, 2008

It’s rare for me to get involved in visual identity reviews these days but today I was helping a law firm client prepare a brief for a pragmatic visual identity refresh following a strategic review and a new web site. Interestingly, the bit where we address the brand fell between the overall strategic review and […]

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