James Piecowye thinking out loud

Ideas, inspiration and a bit of random.

CreativeMornings Theme Pioneer

Well, today was the 30th CreativeMornings event in Dubai and the 3rd Birthday of CreativeMornings in Dubai! What a day. This month we had a fantastic speaker, as usual, who had a fantastic story and activation. Déborah Madelaine: a pioneer’s lessons in applied creativity Below is the Facebook Live recording, enjoy.  

CreativeMornings Dubai, Compassion and the Ramadan Sharing Fridge Initative

If you are not aware of www.creativemornings.com you really should find your way to the site and poke around. I am part of the team here in Dubai that has managed to put on 29 breakfast events in the last 3 years. The link to our Dubai event can be found here . Well the last […]

CreativeMornings Dubai August and Genius

Another great CreativeMornings in Dubai and this month we were joined by Mr. Lorne Riely and the conversation was about genius. The video is rough, fast forward in to get to the talk. If you have never been to a CreativeMornings it is time!  

CreativeMornings @CM_Dubai

CreativeMornings is simply the best activity I have been involved with in Dubai! That is a bold statement because I have been here for 16 years and was part of the founding team that organised the 1st TEDxDubai, and that was great. But CreativeMornings in Dubai brings together a unique blend of community, professional development, ideas […]

September 21 a collection of interesting things.

Each week at about this time, give or take a day or 2, I like to collect some of the things I have been looking at that I think you might also find interesting. I hope as you find that nugget of information you will do me the favour and share also. Here we go. […]

Things I read, saw and wondered about for September 12

Every week at about this time I like to take a moment and share some of the things that have passed across my virtual desk. If you are like me there are some pretty cool things being forward to you and if you are like me you are always looking for an opportunity to share. […]

Sarah Kay and CreativeMornings

In 2012 I was trolling the net at 3am and I came across a posting about CreativeMornings. I was captivated. I was amused. I was hooked. Last year, 2014, CreativeMornings held its 1st Summit bringing together organisers of Chapters from around the world. Community, passion, grounded, authentic, sincere and realistic are all words I use […]

CreativeMornings comes to Dubai

I have been off my usual game and rather silent here at JamesEd. One of the reasons for the silence is CreativeMornings! Along with Paul and Haifa at Digital Ape Media we have launched CreativeMornings Dubai. CreativeMornings is a breakfast lecture series that happens once a month. In the case of Dubai we meet the 3rd […]

CreativeMornings Chapter is Coming to Dubai!

This is simply great news. Have you heard of CreativeMornings, they came on my radar 2 years ago when I was at TEDActive. You really want to go and give them a look, www.creativemornings.com. Not so new but very cool. In 2008, Tina Roth Eisenberg (Swissmiss) started CreativeMornings out of a desire for an ongoing, […]