Five Things I Hate about the Internet (by a Tech Entrepreneur)

I read this week that 31% of people in Wales never use the internet. As a digital entreprenuer, I couldn’t imagine my life without it – its my work, money, maps, books, entertainment and how I stay in touch with my  team, friends and family. My virtual world makes my physical more streamlined and enables my business to … More Five Things I Hate about the Internet (by a Tech Entrepreneur)

The Age of Opportunity

Social isolation has been repeatedly shown to prospectively predict mortality and serious illness. Humans are uniquely connected to one another,  unsurprisingly being in isolation causes us unhappiness, which in turn causes illness. I often think our society has developed in a box like fashion: we live in boxes, we drive boxes and we work in boxes. My mum … More The Age of Opportunity

What Big Data Means for Skilled Volunteering

Big Data is a valuable consequence of the digital revolution. As more processes come online (paying bills, interacting with friends) we can collect and make use of data to make better decisions. The realm of skilled volunteering is (mistakingly) seen as distinctly unsexy. It’s abstract form and adjunct communications fail to harness the true life changing affect … More What Big Data Means for Skilled Volunteering

Impact Learning

As winning the war on talent climbs the corporate agenda, companies are  turning to community based activities to deliver inspiring learning and development programmes to retain, train and recruit the top talent. Mission: Difference is Give What  You’re Good At’s unique skilled team challenge service; mapped to enable a team to make the biggest difference … More Impact Learning

What Running The London Marathon Taught Me About Running a Business

The London Marathon is an unlikely business incubator, the sweat, pain, toilet ques and random strangers shouting your name bear little resemblance to the coffee stained papers and endless business administration; but running the marathon taught me many lessons that have helped me build a successful business. 1. Ask for support As I lined up … More What Running The London Marathon Taught Me About Running a Business