The Role of Slow

We are constantly told to slow down, that slowing down enables us to perform better. Yet conversely we are continually told to speed up - be more productive - drive yourself, become optimised. Work hard to be successful. Take Daniel Kahneman's Thinking Fast and Slow, or articles from Harvard Business Review citing their study into …

300 Seconds Talk

On the 18th March I got to do my first public talk on digital (not for work related activities). 300 Seconds is a series of events for the digital community - in this case Brighton - primarily focussed on Women in Digital and encouraging girls to get up and talk. Rather than focus on a …

Investing in People – I mean really investing in people

I have worked for a range of companies from start-ups, venture capital firms, public bodies, manufacturing firms, educational institutions, financial service organisations and more, all of which claim to have the needs of their employees at their heart. However what is said and what a small stamp proudly paraded on a website is in comparison …

Web Portfolio and Innovation Specialist at EDF

I have just completed my first week as EDF Energy's web portfolio and innovation specialist.What a revelation and what an opportunity. This is the first company I have worked for that pro-actively sets out to empower their employees through responsibility and self-action. Many companies I have worked in claim to take this innovative management approach, …