Tag Archives: Innovation

Innovation: communication and inspiration in the organisation

  The overarching theme of this blog is to show that better use of the skills and creativity of the UK advertising and communications sector would benefit society as a whole as well as business. But even I admit that, … Continue reading

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Why things can only get worse in 2014

  The dawn of a New Year is a looking forward to what is to come and for reflection, a time for taking stock. There are two things we know will happen during 2014: First, a relentless, inexorable, incessant and, … Continue reading

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National debt: who do we owe?

What is it about the ‘national debt’ that I am not getting? Please forgive me for not being an economist but, when you owe loads of money, you can’t keep up with the repayments and you plunge deeper and deeper … Continue reading

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Benefit cuts: a call to mobilise the disabled

So now we are here in another New Year and, in the UK, the savagery of social welfare cuts continues to slice through our society. We have had: 06 January: ‘Soldiers, nurses and teachers hit by benefit curbs’ 07 January: … Continue reading

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When you don’t know what you don’t know

Sir Nicholas Hytner, has directed ‘The History Boys’, ‘Warhorse’, ‘One Man Two Guv’nors’ and more at the National Theatre . He understands how people think and act. In a recent TV profile, he said this about acting:  ‘The ones who make … Continue reading

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Why can’t companies have ‘social’ AND ‘limited’ liability?

 It does get lonely, this blogging business. My career has been in the much more collaborative world of marketing and advertising, where I am used to researching opinion, sharing knowledge, knocking around ideas, listening to other people’s thoughts and making … Continue reading

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An upstream creative solution to the Banking crisis

  If, as discussed last week, the Eurozone is a mish-mash of politics and economics, then the banking crisis is even more of a hot potato.   On the one hand, the word ‘bank’ comes fraught with vitriol. On the … Continue reading

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Catch-22 of a rotten political system

It is legitimate to discuss political parties as brands. After three weeks of party Conferences, the Liberal Democrats, Labour and Conservative parties have shown the world their wares and their performance has been open to debate (sic). I understand the … Continue reading

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