I believe that through initiatives such as this, we can encourage more people to be authentic leaders and make LGBT diversity in the workplace a non issue within a decade in the UK. Then we can turn our full attention to the 76 countries where it is still illegal to be gay.
Many people will shudder at words like "profit" and "creativity" being used in the same sentence, finding comparisons between the Creative and Financial sectors few and far between. In reality, these sectors are more alike than previously thought.
Do you want to be the one in the nursing home with the best stories, not the biggest frustrations? That is the question that motivates me. Knowing when to make a career change can be challenging. For some it is a matter of impulse while for others, it is a decision they dwell on for years. Neither is perfect.
Alix was asked to be a guest speaker, showcasing high end craftsmanship and exchanging opinions on making inspiring choices in life.
With the publication of HM Treasury's paper 'Scotland Analysis: Fiscal policy and sustainability' the people of Scotland have a clearer insight into the personal costs of Scottish independence... But there can be little doubt that the figure of £1,400 for 20 years given in the Treasury paper greatly underestimates the costs that are facing the people of Scotland if they vote for independence.
For many entrepreneurs, launching a business can be the most exciting time. Putting so much effort into your ideas and seeing them take form is a great achievement. However, I have spoken to a lot of startups in the past that feel as though they have reached the finish line by simply getting their business off the ground. In reality, this is when the hard work really begins.
Yesterday was the birthday of a great yogi from India, Paramahamsa Hariharananda who lived until he was 95. His greatest teaching was to selflessly...
In a better world, we would have a total split between wholesale provision of Utilities and retail sale of access. Massive, international firms would be immune from some anti-monopoly laws as long as they pushed it all forward year on year and could only make money from keeping their retail, consumer facing customers happy.
Holmes keeps on thinking because he knows there is a solution - which he will come up with if he persists long enough. So he examines and analyses a problem from every angle, dissecting it, slicing and dicing it in different ways before putting the pieces together and coming up with an answer that no one else has seen.
Although we support three incredible charities, we are not for charity, we are for change. I knew when I founded Cash & Rocket that I wanted to do things differently. We are a car tour, but we are not racing for speed we are racing to raise money.
The majority of people come out of the "so-called" security of employment into setting up their own business and then becoming their own boss. Being one's own boss requires many different disciplines and skills coupled with courage and ambition. Yes, it takes courage to take on ownership of one's self, life-style and future.
If advertisers used the tools available to them, and focus more on prevention, rather than reaction, they would be in a better position to weed out fraud. The goal is to verify that their ads appear on quality sites with content relevant to the brand.
London has always been a crucible for the development of great ideas, innovations, partnerships and products. If we are to put this creative energy to its best use and to balance competing demands, we must attract the best human capital and ensure that our talent pool is as wide as it possibly can be.
I received an email from Emirates stating that I had not met their pre-medical conditions and that the job offer had been withdrawn. The email consisted of nothing more than a paragraph... I had my dream job taken away from me, lost a substantial amount of money and feel very discriminated against because I suffered with depression.
We could easily break free from many things in life, but we don't simply because we've come to believe that there is no point in trying. So we stay in the same job, doing the same things, never once 'tugging' at the invisible tether that keeps us there.
My life has changed forever now. My life is being in bed or on the sofa. It's having friends visit for a few hours a day to keep me company. It's having relatives stay to give me a break from having to look after myself. Sure, life doesn't look like what it used to, but it's still a life.