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The Idea Accelerator website is for anyone seeking news, information and opinion on innovation in business and life.

We also cover areas such as business writing, business continuity and sustainability.

About Chesney Bradshaw

Chesney Bradshaw is a freelance journalist who has written features and comment for a range of national newspapers and consumer and business magazines.

Publications he has written for include the Financial Mail, Business Day Health, The Weekend Argus, Men’s Health, Leadership, Financial Mail, Gauteng Business, Drive, SA Boating, Beeld, The Fly Fishing Journal, Energy in Africa, Cape Times, Fit Pregnancy, Africa Geographic and Farmers Weekly.¬†

He is the former editor of Supermarket & Retailer magazine and has lectured part-time lecturer in journalism and public relations at Birnam Business College.

Chesney is also the author of two non fiction books, “Breakthrough ideas: How to Produce Ideas for Profit in your Life and Business” and “A Guide to Better Business Writing”, both published by Bell & Cray Publications.

Chesney Bradshaw, MBA, has experience in business with JSE-listed blue-chip companies and an international automation and technology group in the areas of corporate communications and sustainability. He has a wealth of experience in the engineering, technology, food manufacturing and medium and small business fields. He works with large, medium and small businesses.

He is an independent consultant in sustainability services, including community investment projects and business continuity management. A professional trainer in business writing, he runs the popular “Better Business Writing Skills Course” online.