Inspiration

Each week we seek out the best articles, videos and online resources to inspire you to evolve a business that is commercially successful, employee-friendly and socially aware. Visit this page regularly or sign up to our email newsletter to keep on top of the latest ideas.

Drive: The surprising truth about what motivates us

by Daniel Pink on 21/07/2013

This lively RSA Animate, adapted from Dan Pink’s talk at the RSA, illustrates the hidden truths behind what really motivates us at home and in the workplace.

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10 Ways to Sustainability

by Giant Peach from Giant Peach Design on 26/07/2016

A great article from our silver sponsors Giant Peach.

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The Challenge for Africa

by Wangari Maathai

“In this urgent yet optimistic new work, Nobel Peace Prize Winner Wangari Maathai provides a unique perspective on the fate of Africa. Informed by her three decades as an environmental activist and campaigner for democracy, The Challenge for Africa celebrates …

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How do small businesses grow?

by Clay Christensen from Harvard Business Review on 06/12/2013

“To achieve growth in a fast changing world you want to be a disruptor. Don’t be disrupted.” Harvard Business Review have posted a short video explaining Clay Christensen’s landmark theory of disruptive innovation. Big players focus on “sustaining innovation and …

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Being grateful is the secret to being happy.

by David Steindl-Rast from TED on 16/12/2013

David Steindl-Rast speaks out against negativity in an inspiring speech. A refreshing insight in the world we live in. If you have 15 minutes spare today – make sure to watch.  

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How to take minutes for a meeting

by Matthew Hughes from Makeuseof on 06/12/2013

Do you find it hard to take minutes for a meeting? At makeuseof, they think they know what it takes to write effective minutes. They highlight that since it’s hard to do two things at the same time. It’s impotant to …

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BBC Advice: Poverty

by BBC

A quick overview of poverty

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