Archive for the ‘Innovation’ Category

I was introduced to Simon and John from ONTY a few months ago and just ‘got’ what they’re doing. I think it’ll be really useful for the 9others network. I think of ONTY as googling something then having a bunch of people you can talk to about what you’ve just google, without having to share your entire online identity. So as 9others is all about creating a deliberately small, curated place where good people can begin useful relationships to solve…

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We partnered with COIN Research to produce a report on the people shaping your future of work. COIN interviewed members of the 9others network who are shaking up different elements of our working lives and together we explored the cultural changes reflected by these movements. Ultimately, you will find throughout the report significant insight into how these cultural developments will impact your product, brand and communication development in the future. Issue 1: Work “We live in extremely fast-changing, culturally transformative…

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Phil Hansen, an art student, was struck by a debilitating injury. The surgery he had to fix it left him with a shaky hand. Hansen was devastated, floating without a sense of purpose. Until a neurologist made a simple suggestion: “Embrace the Shake” Watch him explain the incredible story of what happened after that in his TED talk, below: —— Thanks to Sithan for sharing this.

  A version of this post first appeared on the Artillery Architecture & Design news site on 23rd February 2015. Walking the walk Artillery Architecture & Design regularly advise organisations, large and small, about the future of workplace interiors. This often leads to questions about how people work these days – hot desking, co-working, meetings in coffee shops and working from home. David Back, MD of Artillery and his staff wanted to know for themselves. David took the rather brave decision of stripping…

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Investec Wealth & Investment hosted a dinner with entrepreneurs from the 9others network to ask some of the UK’s most promising entrepreneurs what kinds of challenges they’re facing. Listening to them and understanding their concerns helps keep Investec’s approach, services and products at the leading edge. Selected Insights On the difficulty of raising capital in London… Finance is everywhere – London is awash with money (if you know where to look). It’s easy to raise money with a story, but you have to back it…

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