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Quality of life indicators more important than GDP, says UK poll

Quality of life indicators more important than GDP, says UK poll

Economic indicators have fallen out of step with our lived values, and according to a recent poll the UK has noticed. This week the UK’s latest GDP figures will be published, covering the period from January to the end of March. GDP is calculated by taking the sum total of a nation’s spending, investment, and trade balance (imports minus exports) then representing this as a single number. Essentially, it shows...

By London, UK
Meet ‘The Twenty Minute VC’ that has shaped the industry since his teens

Meet ‘The Twenty Minute VC’ that has shaped the industry since his teens

Harry Stebbings has managed to crack into the world of venture capital and create the field’s biggest podcast, ‘The Twenty Minute VC’, at just 23-years-old. You may not have heard of Harry Stebbings, but he’s a big deal in the world of venture capital. At 18 years old he set up his own podcast titled ‘The Twenty Minute VC’, a short form interview series with leading venture capital figures and CEOs....

By London, UK
Social Activism: six steps to get you started

Social Activism: six steps to get you started

When Gandhi said ‘be the change you wish to see in the world’ this is what he was talking about. Welcome to Social Change 101.  Social change is a concept that is a little tricky to grasp for some, but it’s something that has always had prevalence in society. Put simply, social change is what happens with likeminded people get together in order to alter social institutions, social behaviours, or...

By London, UK
COVID-19 will transform the workplace Gen Z is entering

COVID-19 will transform the workplace Gen Z is entering

As humanity comes to redefine its social structures in the wake of a global shakeup, the concept of a 9-5 adulthood might be blinking out of existence. Throughout history there have been pockets of time where people have unwittingly become part of a social experiment. In ancient Sparta, society asked what would happen if every person was trained in the art of battle from birth. The Indus civilisation asked...

By London, UK