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I first met David Batstone when he was speaking at the FRED leadership conference in Denver in 2015. It was clear to me then that we were both trying to make a positive change in the world by applying sound business practice to solve social and environmental problems. I was immediately drawn to - Read More...
 
Posted by davidw on 14.02.17
As Millennials form a bigger part of our workforce and SMEs an increasing role in the labour market, it is imperative that businesses consider how to retain ‘early careers’ talent by embracing a learning culture. This article explores why this is so important and some of the options available. - Read More...
 
Posted by Guest Author on 08.02.17
Every year the PR giant Edelman publishes a global survey on one issue - trust. It considers the levels of trust - Read More...
 
Posted by Guest Author on 02.02.17
Most organisations nowadays have an ambition to be more creative but, despite what they say, most are not prepared to do what it takes. Steve Chapman shares a few questions that he finds helpful to ask from day one. As human beings interact with each other they - Read More...
 
Posted by Guest Author on 18.01.17
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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