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How To | People & Culture | Scaleup | Startup
When and Why Startups Should Outsource Talent
August 7, 2020
Every founder should be able to run every part of their company — the tech, the finance, the sales, the support, all of it — up to a certain point. So what happens when the functions of a role become too much for the founder to take on, but not quite enough to hire a full-time employee?
Covid-19 | How To | Leadership | People & Culture | Remote-working | Wellbeing
How to maintain employee social wellbeing while working remotely
August 6, 2020
In recent months a raft of mental health and wellbeing issues have arisen as employees get to grips with working remotely, sometimes without support from peers. How can HR support employees with sustaining workplace friendships, social interaction and a sense of belonging?
Covid-19 | Entrepreneurship | How To | People & Culture | Remote-working | Startup
How Clutter Impacts Your Work Productivity
August 5, 2020
At a time when almost everything is digital, there is little reason to let mounds of papers, files and notebooks clutter your office space. To be productive, you need to keep things organized — a clear desk or workspace means a clear mind when approaching work tasks.
Entrepreneurship | Leadership | Podcasts | Scaleup | Startup
Strategically Winging It
August 4, 2020
This podcast is an honest fun conversation to discuss founder, side hustler & leadership stories; the good; bad and unrepeatable learnings. We aren’t ones to take ourselves too seriously and bring the human back into the business. Aimed to inspire and entertain, so other’s can take our learnings and create their own magic. Hosted by Entrepreneur, TEDxSpeaker & Diversity ambassador Sonya Barlow
Articles | Economy | Funding | Impact Measurement | Startup | Sustainability
Impact Investing Won’t Save Capitalism
August 3, 2020
Next month will be the anniversary of the U.S. Business Roundtable’s 2019 call for a shift from “shareholder capitalism” toward “stakeholder capitalism.” Business leaders asked us to imagine a transformed world, but a bat virus in Wuhan had its own ambitious plans — and has, for the time being, transformed the world in quite another way. It has thrust government to the center, pushing business, whatever its approach to capitalism, to the sidelines.
Books | Economy | Future of Work | Innovation | Leadership | People & Culture
These are the innovation books you need to read
July 31, 2020
Sifted compiled a list of the 16 books innovators should read. Most of them aren’t business books.
Economy | Purpose-Driven Business | Reports | Sustainability
Our economic ‘operating system’ needs upgrading
July 30, 2020
B Lab UK has always advocated for business as a force for good and as we prepare for post-pandemic recovery, they wanted to hear from the public about their attitudes towards our current economic system, and the role of business in addressing our profound economic, societal and planetary challenges. The results are fascinating…
Covid-19 | How To | People & Culture | Remote-working | Startup
How to Brainstorm — Remotely
July 29, 2020
In the age of Covid-19, many of us are no longer working together in the same rooms — but we still need to generate ideas collaboratively. Fortunately, even in a remote environment there are several approaches that can help you solve complex problems effectively.
Entrepreneurship | Impact Measurement | Purpose-Driven Business | Scaleup | Startup | Videos
The power of a purpose-driven business
July 28, 2020
With consumers holding brands accountable more than ever before, the panel composed of the Founder of Elephant Gin, Tessa Gerlach, the President and CEO of The Jim Stengel Company, Jim Stengel and the Managing Director of Arena Flowers, John Hackett, discuss the balancing act of purpose and profit.
Entrepreneurship | Funding | How To | Scaleup | Startup
5 Pitch Mistakes. How To Fix Them.
July 27, 2020
Raising money is probably around 30%+ of the job of a startup founder who is playing the ‘venture capital game.’ While great timing is one element to do so successfully, you also NEED to craft a captivating pitch before going out there. Investors see so many companies. Let’s not waste your opportunity because of a bad pitch.
Articles | Covid-19 | People & Culture | Remote-working | Wellbeing
Treat your weekend like a holiday
July 24, 2020
Research shows that slowing down and paying more attention to your surroundings, the activity at hand, and the people who are involved allows you to enjoy the activity more. Without ruminating on the past or getting distracted by anxieties or fantasies about the future, increasing your attention to the present moment makes you more sensitive to the pleasures that are already in the environment. It helps you savour experiences and life a bit more.
Diversity | How To | Inclusivity | People & Culture
A Guide to Discussing Identity, Power and Privilege
July 23, 2020
This toolkit put together by the University of South Carolina is meant for anyone who feels there is a lack of productive discourse around issues of diversity and the role of identity in social relationships. The activities are intended for groups of 10 to 60 people.
Articles | Entrepreneurship | Future of Work | Leadership | Startup
Entrepreneurship is a craft and here’s why that’s important
July 22, 2020
To inspire today’s generation of company builders, entrepreneurship education needs a common language and apprenticeship opportunities.
Articles | Business Development | Covid-19 | Marketing | Scaleup | Startup
Don’t give in to the guilt
July 21, 2020
Oussama Ammar from The Family talks about marketing and sales in the age of COVID-19. Spoiler: You can’t stop doing either of them.
Articles | Innovation | People & Culture | Startup
Parallel play: a kid-approved startup strategy
July 17, 2020
Want to succeed in a young and unformed market? Try acting like a preschooler. If you’ve ever witnessed two young children sitting side by side, playing by themselves and only occasionally looking up to interact or maybe take a toy, you’ve seen what psychologists term “parallel play.” It’s a normal part of social development — and, according to a new paper, a powerful analogy for how companies in emerging markets can develop successful business models.