Category Archives: Creativity

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Take a hike! The benefits of a lunchtime walk

“All truly great thoughts are conceived by walking” – Nietzsche How often do you eat lunch in the office, moving only a few paces between the office kitchen and your desk? Although the days are getting longer and spring is […]

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Are boredom and creativity an unlikely duo?

Boredom and creativity, an unlikely duo?

“And I am bored to death with it. Bored to death with this place, bored to death with my life, bored to death with myself,” says Lady Dedlock in Charles Dickens’ novel, Bleak House. Lady Dedlock isn’t alone – that […]

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Change and Transformation in the workplace – new thinkBites issue

Change and transformation in the new thinkBites Autumn 2017 issue Our latest thinkBites looks at change and transformation in the workplace. How are businesses rethinking the relationship between internal and external comms. How do you use the power of the […]

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thinkBites July 2017 issue is out – Build on it

thinkBites July 2017 issue – How to make conference theory a concrete reality Our latest thinkBites is concerned with how you make those back-of-the-napkin moments of inspiration actually work. We revisit many of the ideas and conversations from the HR […]

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Font of wisdom

Our typographical guru Steve Raw explains why we’ve chosen Univers, the realist sans serif typeface, as the Karian and Box font… Like the best fonts in the world, Univers is a storyteller. But what does that mean? There are loud-mouthed […]

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How Florence Nightingale invented the infographic

Florence Nightingale. Lady of the Lamp, tick. Pioneer of modern nursing, tick. Inventor of the modern infographic…eh? But it’s true. Nightingale was an inspired statistician who was one of the first to grasp that visualising the increasingly available and detailed […]

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Storytelling: an essential part of being human

Jonathan Gottschall, a distinguished research fellow in the English Department at Washington and Jefferson College, wrote an article on The Edge a few months ago that really got us thinking. In it, he argued that people live their lives inside […]

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