Talent vs Skill

“No, no, I think you’re born with talents and you acquire skills” were the words of one of my colleagues only a few days ago. Words that got me thinking about what talents and skills actually are and how people acquire them. Are you born talented? Or do you have to work to develop it? What about skills; surely some …

Getting Ahead With Geoff Thomas

Getting Ahead With Geoff Thomas… Serial Entrepreneur, currently co-founder and finance director of UpriseVSI, Geoff Thomas is this week’s guest. In the full version of this week’s episode, we cover a bit of everything; his career, time at university and how they’ve changed, what he looks for when hiring, and how similar sport and business actually are.

Malaysia in 10

I recently travelled to Malaysia as part of my University’s overseas exchange, however I also travelled to begin to build a partnership for sports and societies – yes, that’s right, I went to play badminton! Here are the 10 things that stood out for me from my 10 days there. 1 – The people are incredible I was shocked by …

Getting Ahead With Dan Knowles

Getting Ahead With Dan Knowles… Founder of Mega Social. In the full version of this weeks episode, we discuss Mega Social and the nature of social media in business. I also find out more about Dan’s experience leaving a 9-5 job to start his own company, and he shares his advice for anyone wishing to do the same!

What can we learn from Elon Musk?

In short, a lot! I have finished reading ‘Elon Musk – Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future’. It was actually the first autobiography I have ever read, so I was sceptical as to whether or not I’d enjoy it. However, I have definitely found a new passion, the book offered insights that will only be shown through …