Posts Tagged: Columnist

The Power of the People

In an earlier column on sustainability, I focused on process and waste, but sustainability is about so much more than material life-cycles. Successful sustainable businesses also need to perform financially, culturally and socially. It’s about taking the long-term view – and, in my view, the greatest asset to help you achieve that is your people…. Read More >

10 July 2019

The Case for Creative Collaboration

Everyone in business likes to think they’re good at collaborating – taking as easily as giving and letting the best idea win out. But the truth is that collaboration can sometimes be a painful process, especially for creatives, for whom the line between having a voice and having the principal voice can be very thin… Read More >

10 June 2019

Sustainability? We can all do more

I started in the exhibitions industry in the mid-90s, which was then something of a horror show in terms of sustainability. The over-riding culture was one of ‘build and burn’, with non-biodegradable materials off-loaded straight to landfill. Inspired to counter this, a founding principle of our business was to be sustainable in any way we… Read More >

10 May 2019

Liquid Retail. Move Faster.

In spite of pessimistic high street headlines, UK retail is by no means on its last legs. ‘City Centres: Past, Present and Future’ recently reported that many city centres are actually performing well, with insufficient footfall from local skilled workers a greater issue than the internet when it comes to under-performance. At the same time,… Read More >

29 April 2019