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  • The art of corporate responsibility

    An interview with Jacquie Irvine
    4 minutes

    Jacquie Irvine of Good Values understood that businesses could benefit from charitable partnerships long before Environmental Social Governance and Corporate Responsibility became corporate lingo. Here she explains why we all should do more - or get left behind.

  • Purpose is your quick release cord

    by Henk Jansen
    5 minutes

    Here Wyseminds’ behavioural psychologist, Henk Jansen explains that finding purpose in what you do can be like a quick release cord - opening up unknown opportunities, freedom and joy.

  • Reuse, recycle, repair – how decluttering your business can work wonders

    by Julie Perkins
    4 minutes

    Inspired by Japanese ‘organisational consultant’ Marie Kondo, Julie unpacks the theory behind her approach putting it into the context of your company as it is now and what you might want to take with you to grow forward.

  • Teamwork makes the dream work

    An interview with Peter Rijsdijk
    4 minutes

    The Power of Partnerships | Part 3: Business advisor Peter Rijsdijk explains how going into partnership can help you grow as a company, and ways to challenge yourself into asking the right questions to make it a perfect one.

  • The Power of Partnerships: an interview with Doug Perkins

    An interview with Doug Perkins
    3 minutes

    The Power of Partnerships | Part 2: Doug Perkins brings us in on the secrets behind finding, forming and maintaining perfect business partnerships and how it all came to life for him as the co-founder of Specsavers Optical Group.

  • All’s fair in love and business

    An interview with Quirine van Maanen
    3 minutes

    The Power of Partnerships | Part 1: Quirine draws on her 10 years spent specialising in mergers and acquisitions at Baker McKenzie and her current role providing legal and strategic advice to start-ups, to explain how going into business together is a bit like marriage.

  • Resilience: is collaboration your competitive advantage?

    by Julie Perkins
    4 minutes

    Introducing ‘Stronger Together: The Power of Partnerships' blog series. Julie Perkins kicks it off by taking a look into why collaboration can - when it's right - build greater resilience.

  • Time to talk talent and purpose #3

    by Kate Brown and Julie Perkins
    6 minutes

    We hear from Kate Brown, Group People Director at Specsavers Optical Group, who offers some excellent insight into the importance of inspiring ideas, spark and team spirit.

  • Time to talk talent and purpose #2

    by Hanny van de Weerdt and Julie Perkins
    5 minutes

    We sit down with Hanny van de Weerdt, Learning & Development Business Partner at the Heineken Company, to discuss how people are the true value and difference in a company.

  • Time to talk talent and purpose #1

    by Edyta Ozbek and Julie Perkins
    30 minutes

    The story of Edyta Ozbek and her company. Polish-born Edyta Ozbek founded her company NEU professionals back in 2013.