TEDx Bollington – one year on

2020-06-18T15:04:15+00:00June 18th, 2020|

Top row: Andrew Vincent, Ali Foxon, Andy Hall, Andrew Greenwood Bottom row: Ellie Pool, Linton Foat, Paul Lewis, Charlotte Simpson It was twelve months ago this week that a group of 8 individuals stepped onto the stage [...]

Embrace the storytelling approach

2020-05-24T17:19:58+00:00May 24th, 2020|

Interview for Twelve Scholars I will always seize the opportunity to promote the value of storytelling in business, so when my good friend Bob Buckley invited me to be interviewed for his Twelve Scholars podcast, I was delighted [...]

Zoom fatigue: is it a thing?

2020-05-24T12:21:15+00:00May 24th, 2020|

Then my whole world went zoom. Fat Larry’s Band might have reached No.2 in the 1982 UK singles chart with “Zoom” but I don’t think that word was on our lips quite as much as it is now. [...]

Personal Development through JOT

2020-05-03T07:09:03+00:00March 5th, 2020|

Huge thank you to Kirsty James for her amazing insights on networking skills at the recent JOT event at the Wilmslow Conference Centre (Total Fitness, Handforth). I consider myself a networking veteran but I learned so much from [...]

A love affair with TED

2019-01-03T22:27:31+00:00January 3rd, 2019|

Do schools kill creativity? Confessions of a recovering micromanager This is what happens when you reply to spam email Here’s an idea: let’s invite a bunch of people to sit in a theatre for a few hours and [...]

We all have our own story to tell

2018-10-14T15:36:40+00:00October 13th, 2018|

First Man, the latest movie from director Damien Chazelle (10 Cloverfield Lane, La La Land), has hit UK cinema screens. It tells the story of one of the most significant events in modern history - that "giant leap [...]

Small stories pack a big punch

2018-09-11T17:46:23+00:00September 11th, 2018|

One of the joys of having a child studying film and Spanish at university is the degree to which he teaches me things about my work! His passion is more towards movies than language (as is mine) so we [...]