There will always be serendipity involved in discovery

Jeff Bezos

Marketing: think about the people, people :-)

“We spend so much time thinking about how marketing works, and how direct mail works, and how social media works, we’ve taken our eye off a more important question: how do people work?”

Rory Sutherland, creative industry legend

You have to be creative to do good science. Otherwise you just end up repeating tired old formulas. You are not doing anything new.

Stephen Hawking, scientific genius

Creative thinking is always absolutely necessary. We don’t want sterile views and clichés.

Nelson Mandela

If you only believe in logic, you can’t perform magic

Rory Sutherland

A better way to brainstorm

“Asking the right questions is so critical to success … Get everyone in a room and ask ‘OK, what are all the things we’re assuming or simply lack information about?’ and then ‘Which of these areas of ignorance are highest priority?’ It is both immensely useful and enhances collaboration.”

Erika Hall, author – just enough research

Make your words work. Make your words count. And make your words dance.

Vikki Ross, copywriter

If brands … don’t stand for something, they’ll stand for nothing. And nothing is neither memorable or motivating.

Chaz Wrigley, Chairman – BBH Asia