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Minority Report

Last week I won an award in the Yorkshire region as the Outstanding Business Woman of the year and ended up doing an hour long broadcast on the local BBC…a kind of Desert Island Discs.  I say this not to … Continue reading

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Outcomes and intentions

I am not always a big fan of the big smoke, but yesterday London was great.  Actually, I think London was probably the same as it always was but the day itself was great! After two meetings with potential investors, … Continue reading

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1316 and all that

There seems to be massive concerns about the rapid level of environmental change and irreparable environmental damage.  Those who lend money secured against property have suffered the largest scale losses in human history.  There is a sense that the government … Continue reading

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words, words, words

There has been a leak. Well not a very important one I think in the cosmic scheme of things, not compared to a wiki-leaks-list-of-people-we-hate-and-want-to-kill-and-directions-to-find-them face book type of leak. On Monday, quite quietly, the government had a leak. A leak … Continue reading

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a game of monopoly

I have been going to a lot of meetings recently.  With partners, with investors, with Big Society ministers-kind-of-thing and I have started to think more recently… What should I take?  Should it be the top hat or the jaguar, leaving … Continue reading

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deal or no deal

Let’s be honest Endemol are the gods of car crash TV.  Love it or hate it they have the format cracked and they very very rarely get it wrong.  Some of their formats work better in some countries and some … Continue reading

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the beating heart

  When I mentioned last time about riding the waves I didn’t realise how wet I was going to get!  The last week has been filled with meeting with investors and partners and government ministers who are all fascinated with … Continue reading

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The movement of the waves.

There is a lot going on at the moment in the world of social enterprise and in our world here at Create.   We are in the middle of Big Society Week and there is a huge buzz and an even bigger … Continue reading

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Big society, big politics and parties.

My business partner and I have been invited to the Big Society party and apparently everyone who is anyone is going, so I was feeling a little bit churlish and ungrateful for sticking the invitation on the pile of “to … Continue reading

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