December 2, 2013

DLHE surveys precipitate winter flurry

Universities are buying in expertise and services from small dynamic enterprises to help the institutions to differentiate their offerings. At Contented, we’re experiencing particular demand from enlightened ‘post-‘92’ universities for a range of enterprise and employability programmes.

One business development …

January 3, 2014

Mobilising graduates to support export-led growth

Contented is engaging UK employers with their sights on new markets on mainland Europe and beyond. Now we are reserving places for recent graduates to join an international business trip to some of Britain’s newest export destinations.

Teaching international trade …

February 4, 2014

Contented on LinkedIn

LinkedIn: Connecting the world’s professionals to make them more productive and successful.

We are pleased to let you know that we are expanding our social networks and now have a company presence for Contented Ltd on LinkedIn.

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October 20, 2014

Knowledge transfer…

Working with prestigious international organisations, catalysing innovative ideas to take to the marketplace…

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September 8, 2015

The science of shaping audiences

Fresh from our latest Digital Study Tour in Europe’s capital of innovation, Barcelona, we’re back in Birmingham, the BBC’s home of digital skills and innovation. We’re exploring thinking and practice in engaging customers, investors and wider audiences.

Armed with video …

September 8, 2015

Tips & tricks: winning in Europe

As research and innovation managers stand by for the imminent news of next year’s European investments, we’ve been busy helping those caught out taking holidays while proposals for the EU structural funds became due. We’ve also been watching the results …

September 8, 2015

Communicating research

Newsletter 2As well as helping research and innovation organisations, we’ve also been their client on a number of occasions — and have received a number of generous invitations to end of project celebrations. We can’t help noticing how much effort is …

March 1, 2016

A Spring in the Steppe

MARCH MARKS THE start of a new cycle of life.  Spring in the northern hemisphere (for southern hemisphere readers, see my autumn post).  It’s traditionally a moment of new beginnings and the time for inaugurating rites of passage. A century …

November 17, 2016

Businesses pay homage to Catalonia

November 23, 2016

Spiral Dynamics are turning us teal

July 11, 2017

What role can data play in High EQ businesses?


The Top 10 Emotionally-Intelligent Fortune 500 CEOs (Chip Conley, Huffington Post)

The High EQ organisation (Neil Perkin, the Agile Business Manifesto)

EQ Quiz (Harvey Deutschendorf, The Other Kind of Smart)

KPIs and feedback

November 15, 2017

Smart questions for a better world?

BELOW ARE SIX questions our clients and partners are asking about urban development and future cities. These were teased out through a series of creative workshops in a ‘community of enquiry’.

This week, we’re at the Smart City Expo in …