Starting a business sounds cool and sexy. But sadly, the reality is very different. Problem is, most people are afraid to speak up about it. That is, until I sat down with Denis Duvauchelle, CEO and Co-Founder of Twoodo who shared his entrepreneurial yo-yo journey to date.
Wouldn't it be nice if you could supplement your monthly income with a side hustle without having to quit your day job? Problem is, how do you start? And how do you decide what it should be? Enter Chris Guillebeau, New York Times Best Selling Author and host of the daily podcast the Side Hustle School.
In his serious(ly) funny 2011 TEDx talk in 2011, self-confessed career obsessed, Larry Smith - a professor of economics at the University of Waterloo in Canada, exposes all the excuses we make as to why we're not doing the work we love. And it seems he hit the mark - his talk has reached a whopping 5.5 million views to date!
On the 1st September 2015, Ben Smith began one of the most challenging experiences of his life: to run 401 marathons in 401 days all around the UK. Not only did he manage to run the equivalent distance between London and Sydney, he also managed to raise £300,000 for two charities tackling bullying. Here is his incredible true story.
It's time to crack open the curtains to give you a full access pass to behind the scenes of what it's really like to build The Unconventionalists. Let me know if you want to hear more #StartupConfessions in the coming episodes.
I get it, 2016 sucked. David Bowie, Prince, Muhammed Ali, Carrie Fisher, George Michael...to name but a few who died in what's turned out to be quite the "kick-in-your-nuts" kinda of year. Not to even mention Brexit and Donald Trump gate. So why then do I believe that 2016 was still a great year and why I believe 2017 will be an even greater one?
Gina Barnett is the speaker coach for the MainStage TED Conference and is the author of "Play The Part: Master Body Signals to Connect and Communicate for Business Success."
If you've ever wondered why some speakers come across more powerfully than others, or why TED talks are so special, Gina breaks it down for you by using simple language that we can all get behind.
As a public speaker myself, I know how self-conscious I can get with how I look on stage. From how I hold my arms to how my feet are positioned or how much am I leaning to one side. Gina is a master speaking coach who generously shares all her insights, tips and secrets to help you become a better communicator.
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