EVENTS / Open Workshops

One-day creative leadership workshop
This one-day workshop shows leaders how to embed creativity and innovation throughout a team or organisation. You’ll find out how to encourage and reward innovative thinking, build creative teams and foster a creative culture.


EVENTS / Open Workshops

Networking for Creative Collaboration
No man is an island. Creative collaboration can take your creative process in new and exciting directions. This half-day workshop will dramatically change the way you feel about meeting new people and forming successful working partnerships.


GUIDES / Better Brainstorms

Better Brainstorms
Most of us will have participated in a brainstorm at some point in our career – but many brainstorms fall flat, churning out bad ideas and leaving people demotivated. This short guide outlines how to make sure you get the most out of a group idea generation session.


The Importance of Smart Creatives

The Importance of Smart Creatives

How Google Works, by Google Executive Chairman and ex-CEO Eric Schmidt and former SVP of Products Jonathan Rosenberg, looks at Smart Creatives, people who combine technical knowledge, business expertise and creativity.

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To connect or not to connect?

To connect or not to connect?

It’s assumed the ‘always-on’ mode of constant connection is detrimental for creativity, but in this age of technology is it realistic to assume people can switch off? Should we embrace it instead? Tony Reeves argues that we must find a balance between the real and the virtual if we are…

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Six Word Memoirs

One of our favourite short workshop activities is Six Word Memoirs, a simple challenge to craft a creative account of your life in just six words. It’s a great way to get people thinking about creative constraints.

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Creativity and complexity

MOOC provider FutureLearn has an interesting course starting on 15 September: Decision Making in a Complex and Uncertain World. Course leader Lex Hoogduin: “Creativity is very important, more important than data analysis. Creativity is what drives change, progress and breeds the surprises, positive and negative ones.”

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Reflecting on Reflection

Reflecting on Reflection

Harold Jarche: "Much of the workday in a professional office is organized around meetings, calls, and getting things done. This is often interrupted dozens of time each day, requiring a re-focus on whatever it is people were doing before the interruption. Work, like professional conferences, is composed of many non-related  discrete,…

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GE, Eric Ries and FastWorks

Eric Ries is the author of The Lean Startup, a business book detailing methods popular with Silicon Valley startups for rapidly testing new business ideas. For the past two years he’s been advising GE…

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The Importance of Smart Creatives

The Importance of Smart Creatives

How Google Works, by Google Executive Chairman and ex-CEO Eric Schmidt and former SVP of Products Jonathan Rosenberg, looks at Smart Creatives, people who combine technical knowledge, business expertise and creativity.

Continue reading
To connect or not to connect?

To connect or not to connect?

It’s assumed the ‘always-on’ mode of constant connection is detrimental for creativity, but in this age of technology is it realistic to assume people can switch off? Should we embrace it instead? Tony Reeves argues that we must find a balance between the real and the virtual if we are…

Continue reading

Six Word Memoirs

One of our favourite short workshop activities is Six Word Memoirs, a simple challenge to craft a creative account of your life in just six words. It’s a great way to get people thinking about creative constraints.

Continue reading

Creativity and complexity

MOOC provider FutureLearn has an interesting course starting on 15 September: Decision Making in a Complex and Uncertain World. Course leader Lex Hoogduin: “Creativity is very important, more important than data analysis. Creativity is what drives change, progress and breeds the surprises, positive and negative ones.”

Continue reading
Reflecting on Reflection

Reflecting on Reflection

Harold Jarche: "Much of the workday in a professional office is organized around meetings, calls, and getting things done. This is often interrupted dozens of time each day, requiring a re-focus on whatever it is people were doing before the interruption. Work, like professional conferences, is composed of many non-related  discrete,…

Continue reading

GE, Eric Ries and FastWorks

Eric Ries is the author of The Lean Startup, a business book detailing methods popular with Silicon Valley startups for rapidly testing new business ideas. For the past two years he’s been advising GE…

Continue reading