Melanie Perkins: How she became one of the world’s Top Tech founders of the decade

Hope everyone is keeping healthy and with an abundance of things to do this week! With all this free time on your hands, it’s almost natural to pick up some new hobbies or skills, with online content soaring these past couple of weeks. Those of you who incorporate online design platforms into your craft might have come…

Interview with Talia from Genetika+

This week for the Founder’s profile edition we have a slightly different article layout for all of you! I was fortunate enough to interview first-hand Co-Founder of Genetika+, Dr Talia Cohen Solal, about her inspirational journey into building a personalised medical test to create tailored drug therapies for depression patients using innovative technology. She shares…

How I Built This with Guy Raz

It’s 3pm. You’re sat at your desk and it’s time to do the daily hour or two of admin work you’ve been procrastinating for the past week and a half… As you mentally brace yourself for the mundane task that lies ahead, know that the dryness can easily be remedied for as I have found…

The Founding Fathers of tech- Tales of Silicon Valley

Whether you’re having a well-deserved lie in this Sunday morning, or a crazy productive one, here at N&C we are continuing on with the theme of providing you all with the upmost inspiration. I came across a fantastic podcast series which is appropriate for whatever mood you’re feeling today; it’s relaxed enough for you to…

Audiobooks Vs. Paperback Vs. E-reader- which one is the way forward?

I’m tired. Tired of people thinking short-cuts are as good as the real thing. Feeling like I always have to cut corners to get enough done in the day. Whether it be using email templates, copy and pasting promotional messages or even meal-prepping. I really don’t want to prep all of my meals on a…

Sara Blakely and how failure fuelled multi- billion dollar company, Spanx

From a failed pursuit in a career in Law, to becoming Forbes youngest self- made female billionaire, this week’s founder is none other than Sara Blakely, owner of revolutionary shapewear company, Spanx. As a young girl, Sara wanted to make the same career moves as her father did and become a prominent figure in the law field….

FT News Briefing- never be out of the loop again

Bit of a quick one today, I’m going to tell you how I start every working day in the best frame of mind possible. I previously mentioned in my first article that I now live by a new mantra: Time is Of the Essence. I didn’t want to spend > 30 minutes a day keeping…

Making your commute more educational- WSJ’s ‘Secrets of Wealthy Women’ podcast review

When I first moved to London, I had no idea that my commute would make me re-think how long a minute is. A minute on the stuffy underground is not the same minute you experience peacefully sitting at your desk in your office. Some would go so far as to say it feels (almost) longer…