Developing Experts’ CEO Sarah Mintey joined Norfolk Network to tell us how she went from classroom teacher to educational disrupter. Developing Experts provides an online learning tool that helps generically trained primary school teachers deliver complete science lessons to their pupils in detail and with confidence. But it’s more than an online Tech tool, it… [Read More]
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You never know where you are going to find new friends and business connections. Just this month, the pillar in John Lewis Cafe became my old-school LinkedIn. Owning a rather clunky laptop with a battery life that hovers around the 5 minute mark, means that I spend lots of my working life hunting down power… [Read More]
Rolling with the punches when it comes to change in your business.
I saw this quote for the first time today and it made me smile and feel a little shocked by it too. After a sharp intake of breath, it made me think that Mike Tyson may have a very good point here and that this quote applies to life and to businesses too.
Emma Watson was on holiday in Portugal with her family. It wasn’t going well. It was hot. Mosquitos were plaguing the family, stress levels were rising, and all the sun hats Emma had for her little girl were too small and too pink. It wasn’t quite the dream holiday they had hoped it would be…. [Read More]
I was asked the other day what the optimum number of connections was for LinkedIn, and whether <insert client name> were doing well with their number of connections? Like all good questions, it got me thinking. When is enough, enough? On LinkedIn the average number of connections a person has is between 0-300. 54% of… [Read More]
Thursday nights networking event was hot, very hot. But record breaking April temperatures didn’t put anyone off. ofo’s Head of Operations for Norwich, Matthew Thomas-Keeping, joined Norfolk Network to share insights and expertise on the sharing-economy and to reveal how ofo have harnessed tech to address the universal challenge of moving around urban areas. Written… [Read More]