Upping Your Elvis embeds a human, energetic and creative working culture to help you win in times of change. The Creative Spark was born to share some of the things that inspire us along our way. We hope you like them too.

We have been working on a change programme with ITV for a number of years. Not only has it been fun, it has been hugely impactful across their business. We are, of course, thrilled. We made a short film to celebrate the stories so far. Thank you ITV for being such energetic and engaging partners on our journey.

‘Going, going, gone…’ The elusive Banksy shreds his own work remotely after it is sold at auction for £1.04 million. A brilliant prank by the king of street art.

There are times in life when being an a'hole is vital.Yup, you heard it right. Upsetting people and not being liked.The ballsy Mark Manson argues the case for why being an a'hole can be a valuable life skill.being an a'hole can be a valuable life skill.

Step aside Mr Nice Guy.

Guess what? Life is not all about luck. The ‘chosen ones’ choose themselves. You have to 'chose you'. Wise words as ever from author and entrepreneur James Clear. 

Things are getting a little punchy this month (profanity fest)...but sometimes nothing else will do. The Magic of Not Giving a F*** inspiring TED talk by author Sarah Knight on how mental decluttering can change your life and bring you eternal joy. 

Thanks to everybody who joined the Talk it Out revolution - an amazing response! All helping make this planet spin a little better by making an impact on our mental wellbeing global crisis. Anybody out there who missed this opportunity, get in touch! We need as many teams as possible to help Bristol University with their research. Find out more here. 

"We should always be willing to sprinkle a little nonsense into the work we do" Tina Roth Eisenberg

Something for the weekend....

Fact...64% of people have sent or received an e mail that caused unintended anger or confusion. 5 tips to break the cycle.

Read...Meee in a Minute. Simple, impactful ideas to give your life an instant boost 

Think...Every life is equal. We need enough not to worry where the next meal is coming from and enough to share what we don’t need with others. Simple, huh?

Watch...the inspirational story of Dennis McIntosh and how to train your brain.

Inspire...some brilliant questions @BulldogDrummond to help us become comfortable with the uncomfortable.

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