How to Land a Blue Marlin

This week I was taught how to fish using Nando’s as bait…… no, I’m being serious! Last week I attended the Chasing ED conference at Campus London. This was the first conference I had attended outside of university and it didn’t disappoint! Besides being in Google’s awesome office space for startups, I had a great day meeting new people from …

TESTS – Do Them!

Assumptions can be dangerous. They are good to create, but not good to follow! Assumptions aren’t fact, they are theories you’ve created and no matter how much you think you’re right, you can’t prove it…. Well not yet! I’ve just finished reading The Lean Startup by Eric Ries. This book it regarded as one of the best business and entrepreneurship …

#TheMoment – the speed of social media

Around 30% of the world’s population are active social media users. That equates to approximately 2.078 billion users!! On average 500 million tweets are sent per day. The average shelf-life of a tweet is only 2.8 hours! With all this activity how can businesses be heard?! Success on twitter is all about capturing #TheMoment “Content marketing is a lot like …

How important are good grades?

Yesterday I received my final grade for my first year at university. I am very happy with the grade as it is what I had aimed for at the start of the year. I put in the work needed and it paid off. I feel like the work has been worth it to achieve this. However, did I really need …

The Missed Networking Opportunity

The opinion or voice of others can be extremely valuable. Whether advice is needed or just for confirmation that you are doing the right things. Often people will reach out to those they respect, seeking a mentor. It is also common for people to connect with those they believe are in a similar position as themselves in order to exchange …