Leadership – Allowing innovation to thrive is not difficult, but it takes guts!

The word innovation is probably used today more than ever in the history of human kind and in most cases it’s used incorrectly. Scott Berkin famously said that people in business don’t even understand what the word innovation means and that we should replace it with terms with more everyday direct meaning like “We want [...]

Me, Entrepreneurs and a Roomful of Ideas!

Recently I was part of a panel at this year’s Creative³ conference talking about “Kindness In Design”. My fellow panelists were Rowan Lamont, an amazing industrial designer from Designworks. Rachel Burke an artist and designer creating specialty, wearable art pieces and communal art projects. Rachel documents her creative journey and daily art practice on her [...]

Leadership – The Secret Ingredient

Have you ever worked in a business where you just felt invigorated? Where mundane tasks, which we all have to do at some point in our careers become easier, fun even. When the team bonds, works great together and delivers results beyond expectations. Have you ever wondered what the secret ingredient is that turns a [...]

Great Mentoring – It’s all a Matter of Time

I need to kick off this latest blog by saying that I truly believe in the power of great mentoring. Everyone and their dog seems to have an opinion on mentoring at the moment, but I thought I’d give you my personal perspective and how it’s changing my life. Last week I was very lucky [...]

A Winning Culture – “It’s Been Emotional!”

I recently ran a training session for my company on teamwork and building a winning culture. It was an odd session. Not because of the content but because of the scenario. I was asked to run the training session over video conference, which in itself sounds normal. However, there was no face to face video [...]

Your Storyboard

The "Success of Me" Now before you think this is an egotistical blog and stop reading, please be assured this article is not about ‘my’ success but about discovering your success!! Last year, one of my goals was to find an inspiring new job and write a personal plan and career plan for the next [...]

Progress – The Unsung Hero

Happy New Year. It’s been two months since my last blog and I thought I’d start the New Year with a subject that hopefully we can all appreciate for the year ahead! It’s a new year and most us will be setting our own personal goals whilst for some of us it’s a new financial [...]