Finally. It’s official. Been a true labor of love guiding this one to fruition over the last few months. Have long been obsessed by the process of filmmaking – thanks to a documentary on the … Continue reading One Perfect Shot: A new series coming to HBO Max
[This is an approx 4 min read] Substance is better than surface. In 2007, ITV’s innovation unit, ITV Imagine, ran an internal event called The Future of Entertainment. It focused on trends that were evident, … Continue reading Substance is better than surface. Brands and social change.
Flashback time. This one is from the early 00’s profiling the work we were doing at Levi’s to turn the UK business around. External link here: Levi’s. PDF below.
I have been fortunate over the course of my career to have worked with some exceptionally talented people. From time to time a solution may need some additional support – whether it’s in more specialist research and insights, behavioral coaching, or specific headhunting needs. We don’t pretend to know everything in these areas but we have been hugely fortunate to be able to partner with the people and companies below – who do.
The Kitchen, the Shop and the Yoghurt Bottle. Pret a Manger. London. 1998. This blog is about some thoughts on employer branding and its role in promoting and celebrating business culture. It’s also the origin … Continue reading Pret: The Kitchen, The Shop and the Yoghurt Bottle
From Trendwatching. This is something I’ve believed in since building and protecting Pret a Manger’s culture almost 20 years ago. How you manage your internal culture has a direct impact on your brand. I’ve covered … Continue reading REPORT: Glass Box Brands – Your Internal Culture is your Brand
Here’s an old article from People Management magazine in the UK about the implementation of ITV’s innnovation unit – ITV Imagine. External link here: Telly Vision and PDF below.
Interesting article in Harvard Business Review. To quote: “NEW RESEARCH SHOWS THAT CURIOSITY IS VITAL TO AN ORGANIZATION’S PERFORMANCE—AS ARE THE PARTICULAR WAYS IN WHICH PEOPLE ARE CURIOUS AND THE EXPERIENCES THEY ARE EXPOSED TO. … Continue reading Why Curiosity Matters in Business (from HBR – not mine)