Russia and the Olympics

This week the Russian Olympic Committee and 68 Russian Athletes failed to overturn their suspension from the 2016 Rio Olympics. After claims of state-sponsored doping programs involving Russian athletes were revealed, the IAAF suspended Russian Track and Field Athletes from competing. A situation that is very unique due to the scale of the suspension. Individual athletes being suspending for drug …

What My Second Year at University has Taught Me

Today is a historic day. The UK has just announced it will leave the EU, and now I sit, with uncertainty about the coming years, potential future jobs and freedom to move around. Despite being a strong believer for remain and extremely disappointed about today’s result, if University has taught me anything, it’s to not fear the new and instead …

What’s next for adamianstewart.com?

1 year of blogging complete. It’s time to try something new…. Starting next Friday, instead of posting written blogs, I will be posting podcast interviews!! Don’t worry, all content will continue to be posted on this site, so no need to go anywhere!

What 1 Year of Blogging Has Taught Me

This week marks the 1 year anniversary for this blog! For 52 consecutive weeks I have posted every Friday without fail. I’ve covered topics from books I’ve read, to life at University and my thoughts on business. Some posts have been very successful, with lots of shares, reads and interaction, others not so much… but I’ve still carried on posting. …

Year 2 Term 2

Another term comes to an end, but to be honest, I’m struggling to remember the start of this term! I’m hoping that’s because so much has happened and not that it’s all passed by without an event. Over the last ten weeks I’ve started a new business venture, won the League and Cup as captain of the badminton team, secured …

WhatNext? Conference 2016

Last Saturday I attended Manchester Entrepreneur’s annual WhatNext? Conference. A day full of guest speakers, workshops and networking (of course followed by a night out in Manchester). You could probably find a different event to go to every weekend if you really wanted to. But would it be worth it? What’s the point in attending these events? I have a …

When will the ‘True’ Meaning of Christmas be Different?

To some it is obvious, for some they know when tested, by others it is never considered. The true meaning of Christmas is fading (or changing). The tale of the birth of Jesus will one day not be known by many, however I believe even when or if it does fade away, Christmas will still be celebrated just with a …

Startup Weekend Lancaster 2015

November 20-22 saw the return of Startup Weekend to Lancaster. This year we had over 60 participants, from numerous countries! Lots of ideas were pitched, teams (one the size of a football team!) were formed and off they went to work. This year, I didn’t participate as I was an organiser. However that doesn’t mean I missed out – far …

Apps World – The Good and The Bad

Thanks to Startacus, I won a gold pass to this years Apps World. This ticket gave me access to everything! All talks, panel sessions, workshops, exhibition and even the Appster Awards and after party! I was really excited to attend, what was essentially, my first big business conference/exhibition (whatever you want to call it). I had a fantastic two days …

Startup Weekend Lancaster LIVE!

Right now I am helping run Startup Weekend Lancaster 2015! 54 hours to start a business and so it is non stop work. For that reason, this weeks blog will be less of a blog and more of an arrow to how you can follow the events of this years Startup Weekend! Facebook Twitter Snapchat – lanentrepreneur Here are some …