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305 Resources found
Books | People & Culture | Purpose-Driven Business
📚 The Happy Hero by Solitaire Townsend
May 20, 2020
Solitaire has been trying to make the world a better place for nearly 30 years. As co-founder of the change agency Futerra, she advises governments, charities and big brands on ways to solve social and environmental problems. The Happy Hero reveals the secret of enjoying a better life and sets out the principles of how to feel good by doing good. Sounds simple, but where do you start? Everyday we are bombarded with fear and negativity from the media and
Articles | Fashion | Future of Work | Purpose-Driven Business | Sustainability
How Could Coronavirus Radically Reshape the British Fashion Industry?
May 19, 2020
According to a snap survey by Fashion Roundtable, 61% of the fashion industry said they have already lost work due to COVID-19. Founder and CEO Tamara Cincik looks at how the government should be supporting workers, as well as the ways in which the international industry can radically reshape how it operates.
Articles | Covid-19 | Economy | Future of Work
How the Covid-19 crisis has created opportunity
May 18, 2020
The Covid-19 pandemic has closed shops, banks and offices. Employees are working at home. Stock markets are falling. Aeroplanes are grounded. It seems the corporate hamster wheel is slowly grinding to a halt. Yet, scratch below the surface, and these outcomes are not the full story. We’re witnessing a surge of innovation that, previously, was hard to imagine.
People & Culture | Videos
Build a tower, build a team
May 15, 2020
Tom Wujec presents some surprisingly deep research into the “marshmallow problem” — a simple team-building exercise that involves dry spaghetti, one yard of tape and a marshmallow. Who can build the tallest tower with these ingredients? And why does a surprising group always beat the average?
Articles | Covid-19 | Economy | Future of Work | Inclusivity
Why coronavirus might just create a more equal society in Britain
May 14, 2020
Since the 1980s, inequality has risen. But the pandemic has forced the government to put wellbeing before growth. This time, despite the stark differences in people’s experience, there is a strong feeling that we really are in it together. As with other great challenges, most notably the second world war, the present crisis has given rise to more neighbourliness, sociability and a desire to take care of each other.
Articles | Artificial Intelligence | Diversity | Entrepreneurship | Tech
30 tips from 30 women in tech
May 13, 2020
From how to ace your interview through to how to find a solution to a new challenge, there are tips in here to help you with a wide range of questions and situations.
Articles | Covid-19 | Economy | Entrepreneurship | Future of Work | Tech
How big business is joining the fight against Covid-19
May 12, 2020
As the number of confirmed Covid-19 coronavirus cases continues to rise, exceeding 350,000 on 23 March, something else is starting to happen around the world – entrepreneurs, businesses and multimillionaire philanthropists are pledging their support.
Economy | How To | People & Culture | Remote-working
A quick start guide to creating a successful online course
May 11, 2020
After 2 years of running workshops on the value of data, The Data Lab wanted to scale their capability to help more people across the globe. After exploring different options, they decided that a MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) was the best way to achieve that goal. With an existing course and years of experience, how hard could it be? The short answer is, “harder than it looked”.
Artificial Intelligence | Books
Immerse yourself in the topics of digital, data, AI and how these changes may impact our lives
May 8, 2020
What will the impact of AI and digital data be on our individual day-to-day lives? Here is a list of 8 books to immerse yourself in the topics.
Entrepreneurship | Podcasts | Scaleup | Startup
The Entrepreneur Project
May 6, 2020
Tune into the first season of The Entrepreneurs Project to hear from Startup Summit 2019 speakers: founders and leaders from some of the most innovative organisations across the UK.
Covid-19 | Economy | Future of Work | How To | Purpose-Driven Business | Sustainability
How Covid-19 can help firms reduce their emissions for good
May 4, 2020
Changes to the way businesses are operating due to COVID-19 can help shape their approaches to sustainability once this pandemic is over. Here’s how.
Covid-19 | How To | Productivity | Remote-working
Affordable Ways to Set Up an Ergonomic Workspace at Home
May 1, 2020
When we talk about increasing workplace productivity, we tend to emphasise personal betterment like maintaining motivation and keeping out distractions. We assume that the equipment we use isn’t especially important, as long as it gets the job done. But our physical wellbeing has a profound impact on the quality of our work.
Covid-19 | Diversity | How To | People & Culture
How to get your diversity and inclusion initiatives back on track
April 30, 2020
Over the last few years, business leaders have stepped up to show their belief in the importance of diversity and inclusion by making public commitments, dedicating money and time to training and development, and making charges to a more equitable workplace. In an unexpected turn of events from the coronavirus crisis, many of these professed commitments remain unfulfilled, lost to incomplete crisis management messaging and sounding like empty talk. But it doesn’t have to be that way!
Books | Marketing | Scaleup | Startup
📚 Monetizing Innovation: How Smart Companies Design the Product Around the Price
April 29, 2020
Businesses need to innovate to survive, yet the failure rate for innovation is shockingly high. Nearly three out of four new products or services miss their revenue and profit goals — or fail entirely. Companies embark on the long and costly journey of product development hoping they’ll make money on their innovations, but not knowing if they will. It doesn’t have to be that way.This book lays out nine rules for monetizing innovations, built on the lessons Simon-Kucher & Partners has learned through conducting
Covid-19 | How To | Marketing
An Expert Guide: How To Communicate About Covid-19
April 28, 2020
Communications expert, Ella Saltmarshe, co-founder of The Comms Lab, shares her useful top 5 tips for communicating about COVID-19. Ella works with creative industries to use culture and communications to build a better world in the most strategic, systemic and effective ways possible.