Old dog, new tricks: why it's never too late to innovate

I will never forget the look on the guy's face as I stepped out of the lift, shook his hand and said, "Hi, I'm Brendan". For a couple of seconds he seemed to look around me to check if there was another Brendan hiding in the lift I'd just vacated, but as there wasn't he eventually said, "Er… oh, right. Let's go to my office."

A few weeks earlier I had received an email from someone I'd been in touch with in New York but had never actually met. He said he had a contact at MTV in London who'd like to talk to me about an exciting project. They loved my work and were really keen to meet up. Now here I was, sat opposite someone who looked, well, a little confused.

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