How to get stuff done.

July 15th, 2019

 

I’ve spent a lot of time in an old cardboard box recently. Thankfully, not suddenly homeless, but researching the beginnings of osprey conservation in 1950s’ Scotland. The box contained 30 years of typed correspondence, proposals, schedules and reports detailing the development of the RSPB’s plan to protect the first ospreys to nest in this country… read more

 

Why going unnoticed could be the best outcome for your business

March 5th, 2018

 

A few months ago I was lucky enough to spend an evening with no-nonsense conservation crusader and broadcasting legend Chris Packham. Well, me and a town hall full of my closest friends. He was talking about nature photography and in particular his enthusiastic use of bokeh. I was enraptured, not only is Chris Packham one… read more

 

Why real engagement is a brain of two halves.

July 18th, 2017

 

Stepping out of the studio a few weeks ago I chanced to look up, hoping to see swifts dive-bombing across the sky I think, but there, beaming satellite-straight across the patch of blue right overhead was a different shape – higher up than a swift and much larger – a stiff flared-out M with a… read more

 

Killer website ate my time!

March 11th, 2015

 

There’s a phrase I’ve never heard, but in a recent review of our ‘Brand for Small Businesses’ product and the projects we’ve completed under that banner in the last year, I discovered a pattern. A pattern that pretty much makes this statement true. Positioning your new business correctly in the marketplace is hard, and the… read more