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HR Awards: Finalist in Art category

Super-pleased to announce that I am a finalist in the prestigious HR awards - in the Arts category. I have used art and 'making' to unlock creativity in people across a variety of sectors: Senior Partners of a law firm, Watkins & Gunn, have created abstract works...

Working with leading high street retailer Superdrug Plc

In autumn 2016 I had the opportunity to work with leading high street retailer Superdrug. They were putting together an innovation team and wanted to support people in this new role. Working closely with the learning and development manager I created a programme that...

An award winning customer service project

So proud to report that one of the projects I've been working on for the past 18 months won a social housing industry award. Cardiff Community Housing Association (CCHA) came first in the customer excellence category at the Chartered Institute of Housing national...

Are you a ‘Multipotentialite’?

'What are you going to be when you grow up?' A question that is asked of us from as early as 3...I don't know about you but I still can't answer it simply or succinctly. Why? The question demands a singular answer rather than multiple responses. According to Emilie...

Staff engagement in workspace design

Over the past few months I've been working with an organisation to redesign their work space. This project wasn't about just making the office look better it was about creating a functional space that would be great for their members, enhance their own team working...

Letting the light in

Letting the light in- a phrase you don't often hear in the business world- so why is it the title of this blog post- and what relevance might it have to you? Let me start with a story. A couple of days a ago I was almost overwhelmed with work. I had a combination of...

Connect with your own creativity

Creativity can take many forms. A mathematician or scientists developing new formulas, a hair dresser mixing up just the right mix of chemicals to create the colour that will suit his client perfectly, the teenager who spends time formulating just the right outfit,...

Workshop video

I stumbled on this today: a video of a workshop from about 4 years ago. It was a workshop form a Social Enterprise workshop in Swansea. "Thoroughly enjoyed the exercise of throwing ideas about with random words. Feel more confident for future use. Thank you 🙂 "...