Tagged: imagination

Thursday November 24, 2016

Gifts for all Seasons

(And where to find them)

At this time of year, our thoughts turn to gifts. But I’m not going to be joining the blogging crowds down those seasonal paths of well-worn cliché. This is about a different category of gifts. The gifts, if we learn to recognise them, that keep on giving. The gifts that we can harness and put(…)

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Monday December 28, 2015

And Goodwill To All Men

How to mine for business storytelling gold

You live most of your life in those days that sit ordered, unlabelled and anonymous in the calendar. You end up making something of them because life isn’t all Christmas Day or a summer Bank Holiday weekend, birthday or anniversary. Those days when there’s nothing much to prepare or hope for, can offer the most(…)

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Monday July 20, 2015

Dare to be a Drama Queen

And write more powerful and effective content

“Don’t make a fuss” “Keep quiet” “Don’t read too much into it” “Try to be like everyone else” Some of the things we’re taught as children don’t always serve us well in adulthood. If you were to apply the above to your words you’d never write anything much worth reading. So, for those times when(…)

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Sunday May 10, 2015

Gimme Space!

The magic of saying just enough

When I was a child, time came with space. It was called Sunday and nothing much happened. When I lived in London and I needed some space, I’d go to a place called Dungeness. Other-worldly, this shingle headland on the Kent coast was the perfect place to just ‘be:’ “It is not a picturesque landscape,(…)

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