Category Archives: Social Media

Are you a Young, Unemployed, Passionate Person? Take Control of Your Life.

Meet the New Yuppies. Young, unemployed, passionate people. People who have reached adulthood in very difficult economic times. People who send hundreds of CVs out without getting one interview. People who are expected to work for free in unskilled, dead-end … Continue reading

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Lean Startup – an Art or a Science?

Lean Startup Machine founder Eric Ries believes there is a science to starting a business. I’ve been trying out his Lean Startup methodology in action today on the cold streets of Camden town. It’s been a long, tough day. But … Continue reading

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Five Great Reasons to do a ‘Lean Startup Machine’ Weekend Workshop

Ever get the feeling everyone else will be having more fun than you at the weekend? You might be stuck in the office working, while your friends are off doing what really matters to them: snowboarding, clubbing, pursuing a hot … Continue reading

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I Believe in You. Here’s Why.

I believe in You. And I believe in We. Here’s my story (perhaps you’ll share yours too): In May this year I set up a Facebook page called EthicalStartups. I didn’t really know what I’d set it up for and … Continue reading

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Imagine if money followed Good, not Guns.

Last week Avaaz, the online petition organisation with 8.2 million members worldwide, collected 1.6 million signatures in support of human rights. The petition helped stop a very nasty law being proposed in a country far from here.* It’s amazing that … Continue reading

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The Apprentice vs Hello Kitty =^.^=

What can Facebook tell us about human nature? If my last week is anything to go by, a hell of a lot… and it’s not all pretty, but some of it is cute. (Kawaiiii!!!) This is a follow up to … Continue reading

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You’re Fired! ‘The Apprentice’ meets ‘Downsized & Outnumbered in Hackney, London’

Are you as excited as I am that the seventh series of the UK Apprentice is starting tonight? If you are, then you’re not sleeping either, you’re checking out ‘Cassetteboy vs The Bloody Apprentice’ on YouTube and watching the candidate … Continue reading

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