Disrupting the Tradespeople Market with Rated People’s CEO Celia Francis (MDE290)

Celia Francis is CEO of Rated People, a marketplace in the UK for tradespeople, such as plumbers and electricians. Rated People is a disruptive player, making waves. In this interview with Celia, we look at the challenges of setting up … Continue reading

The Limits of Online Transparency Behind the Glass Door

The other day, I was wondering what sites like Glassdoor (skews North American), Comparably  (skews US and heavily tech) and ChooseMyCompany (based in Paris, formerly Meilleures-Entreprises.com), that shine a light on the insides of a company, might be able to tell me … Continue reading

Here’s How Merrill Brown Plans To Fix The Media Problem: Check out The News Project (MDE289)

Merrill Brown is founder and CEO of The News Project, a startup helping to make news and news rooms better and more affordable. As the site says, The News Project uses “technology and integrated services to empower journalists, philanthropists, entrepreneurs … Continue reading

How Best To Optimise Your LinkedIn Networking?

Have you noticed any changes in LinkedIn recently? Are you over– or under-whelmed by the LinkedIn experience? Regularly, I can say that I feel rather frustrated with the constant flood of connection requests. I would say that LinkedIn networking is not … Continue reading

Three Untapped Ways To Radically Boost Your Productivity

A Freakonomics podcast from Nov 2017 discussed how productivity gains (and exponential ideas) were grinding to a halt (“Are we running out of Ideas?”). At the very least, the idea of endless productivity gains was called into question. If Moore’s … Continue reading

The 5 Best Ways To Strengthen your Empathic Abilities

I have long been fascinated by the topic of creating empathy. In business, I believe that empathy is one of the most untapped sources of performance. But, how does one go about teaching or transmitting empathy? At an organisational level, … Continue reading

Explore Your Epigenetics For Better Personalised, Preventative Healthcare with Chronomics CEO Dr Tom Stubbs (MDE287)

Dr Tom Stubbs is the CEO and co-founder of Chronomics. With a PhD in epigenetics, specialised in aging, Tom and his team launched Chronomics late last year. It’s a service that looks at your epigenetics and provides an analysis that … Continue reading

Why We Should All Take More Responsibility … Of Our Communications

How much responsibility do you take for your life and its current outcome? Chances are, you like me, have a self-awareness that is not as finely tuned as it needs to be. I certainly know I struggle with it myself! In our … Continue reading

Using Artificial Intelligence To Decode Our Heart Beat Into Emotions with Limbic AI CEO, Ross Harper (MDE286)

Ross Harper, with a PhD in Computational Neuroscience, is founder and CEO of Limbic AI, a recent startup building a robust dataset and using artificial intelligence to infer the emotional state of the user, wearing an appropriate wearable device, from … Continue reading