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What comes after Zoom?

27 Jun , 2020  

We had video calls in science fiction, and we had video conferencing in the 1990s, just as the web was taking off, as a very expensive and impractical tool for big companies. Read more

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What do I look for when taking a job at a startup?

5 Feb , 2020  

Taking a new job can be scary, even scarier when it’s a startup as you’re often taking a risk. Whether that be an unproven product market fit, lower salary, or simply starting at a lower level role in order to work your way up. I’ve written this guide (specifically for the UK job market), so […]

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Top podcasts to listen to

23 Feb , 2019  

With so much information available out there, it’s hard to know where to concentrate your efforts. In my resources channel you will see a list of books/articles/blogs/publications to follow. For now, here are some top podcasts I listen to which are all related to start ups! A16Z: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/a16z/id842818711?mt=2 How I built this: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/how-i-built-this-with-guy-raz/id1150510297?mt=2 The twenty […]

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The Power of Habit book review

20 Mar , 2017  

Reading (second to real life application) in my opinion is the best way to gain knowledge. In particular, I tend to read books on start-up failures/successes, CEO/founder autobiographies as well as accounts written by senior level employees of start-ups (the latter can usually be found on Medium). As part of Catapult’s Christmas gifts, all employees […]

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Why Taylor Swift should run a start-up?

17 Mar , 2016  

Love her or hate her, she is one of the most successful businesswomen alive along with being a talented singer/songwriter. Taylor Swift has built a brand, following and more importantly has reaped the financial rewards from making critical and informed business decisions. Yes, I am an advocate for Taylor and I’m proud to say I’ve […]

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7 tools to help you stay productive at work!

1 Sep , 2015  

Being incredibly organised is something we all wish we could do well. Thankfully there are some really useful and free tools to help you daily at work. Tools can make life so simple and if you do go all in and use them, I recommend the following tips: Use each tool for one/ maximum two […]

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Deciding a career path after education

4 Feb , 2015  

Around 350,000 students graduated in the UK in 2014 and the next step for students is often a Masters, an internship or graduate scheme. However, these paths may not suit everyone and even if they do it is difficult to know which particular career path is best for you. One of the biggest issues students face, […]

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Let’s all in Lean In, together

12 Jan , 2015  

The book Lean In is focused on encouraging women to pursue their ambitions, and changing the conversation from what women can’t do to what they can do, more specifically so in the workplace and in their careers. Albeit an amazing and informative book that provides a clear framework for getting ahead, unfortunately, Lean In lacks […]

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