THE IMPACT BLOG

As we say goodbye to 2016 and launch ourselves into the next New Year, we should take the opportunity to reflect on what has happened and to consider what this means to us both personally and professionally. 2016 is already being lauded as a year that will be significant in our history. - Read More...
 
Posted by davidw on 04.01.17
Lessons from Beatrix Potter I am lucky enough to work from Impact’s HQ in the English Lake District and even luckier that from my desk I can glance up from my computer screen and look out over Windermere - the largest lake in the UK – and beyond. The hill (or rather fell, as we - Read More...
 
Posted by Guest Author on 07.12.16
A three year project to research and educate on the global problem of plastic pollution in our oceans. The last time we took our yacht Sula offshore sailing was in 2008. The previous year we had been driving along the south coast of New Zealand, the country we emigrated to in 2002 - Read More...
 
Posted by Guest Author on 30.11.16
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Social learning often makes you think of social media, like twitter (other social media platforms are available). However, the social aspect is often lost. As one Director described, ‘It’s like a group of people - Read More...

 
Posted by Guest Author on 08.11.16
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Once upon a time there was a young woman who angered a wizard. In revenge he placed a curse upon her head – giving her a large dose of Charisma. The woman headed out into the wide world and tried to work with other people to make things happen – but the people she - Read More...

 
Posted by Guest Author on 31.10.16
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It’s the end of work as we know it. Gone are the days when having a job meant “doing your job.” No longer can anyone anywhere expect the future of work to be the same as it was in the past.  Innovation, which used to be innovative, is now the norm. Staying ahead of - Read More...
 
Posted by Guest Author on 19.10.16
This year marks the centenary of the relief of the celebrated Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition, which was led by legendary polar explorer, Sir Ernest Shackleton. I recently attended a dinner at The Geographical Club in London to celebrate the occasion. The Club was founded in 1819 for - Read More...
 
Posted by Guest Author on 11.10.16
We are in the midst of a metamorphic period of change unlike anything the world has seen since the Late Middle Ages. With “meta” (meaning “form”) and “morph” (meaning “change”), the word suggests the transformative change in form of human institutions now emerging as we awaken to the realities - Read More...
 
Posted by Guest Author on 05.10.16
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