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An Army Major General, Inspiration, Creativity, Microadventures & some scholars it can only be Boot Camp 3

Well what can I say – when I applied for the academy and got the agenda and dates for the year ahead and the different boot camps, boot camp 3 was just this distant date in 2013 that was something … Continue reading

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Two Bomb Scares, Bupa Healthcare, a touch of serendipity & a feature on Reuters

As one of the Entrepreneurs on this year cohort of scholars it’s been such a full on few months and an amazing journey so far it isn’t natural for me to stop and reflect as I am always looking forward. … Continue reading

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It’s The Marketing Academy!

Chapter 1: Getting In (AKA the front line story of someone who’s done it) It was probably pretty grey the day I first heard about The Marketing Academy. I’d have been sat, I imagine, at my desk scrolling through RSS … Continue reading

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It’s been a year! I got less funny. From a low base.

Hello, About a year ago, I wrote this post about why you should apply to the Marketing Academy.  Since then my year as a scholar has come to an end, I’ve jumped the fence to join 101 London, I’ve got … Continue reading

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Cussing, learning and a bucket load of inspiration by Chris

How time flies! The Albion digital faculty day was over 2 weeks ago now, but despite needing to put everything at Concept Cupboard on pause for a day, it was an incredibly useful & interesting day out of the office. … Continue reading

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Not your average Monday – lunch with Carolyn McCall

Monday monring – July 4th 2011. Munching down my Cheerios my wife asked, “what have you got planned for today”? I replied, smiling, “lunch with Carolyn McCall – CEO of Easyjet!” “Oh wow”, she gleefully responded. How often could I ever … Continue reading

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Two juniors, one Senior & a Noho basement by Chris Dodson

Over 150 Concept Cupboard student creatives sent me tweets & emails hoping to win a ticket to the Robert Senior Merlin lecture that took place this week. Sadly I only had two to give away but Alice & Carl (see … Continue reading

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Great expectations by Jonny Miles-Prouten

Once upon a time… I remember the moment clearly. It was one rather dull Friday in February when I got a tap on the shoulder as I was typing away at my desk. I looked up to see our client … Continue reading

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Life after the Scholarship

Hello, I went for lunch with fellow-Alumni Naomi Dunne the other day.  It was the first time I’d seen her since the closing event of our year, and we were both fairly reflective.  Plus I was starving, so the whole … Continue reading

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Reflecting on the first 2011 bootcamp by Chris Dodson et al

Wow! Our first 2011 bootcamp is over and what an action packed 3 days it turned out to be. We had an awesome line-up of speakers, got to know each other better than we know most of our friends/family and … Continue reading

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