January 6, 2021
Digital marketing expert

The Digital Marketing Experts You Should Be Reading in 2021

Digital marketing and social media are in constant flux when it comes to trends, rules and algorithms. Not only that, in business it is not only […]
December 4, 2020
Male role model

Where are the male role models?

By Jo Burston Founder and CEO Inspiring Rare Birds The concept that “you can’t be what you can’t see” relates equally to male leaders – particularly […]
November 27, 2020
Georgia Bamber

Meet the Gamechangers: Georgia Bamber

“Being a mentor is great.  But Rare Birds also offers a fantastic community too and I have had the chance to connect with a lot of […]
October 7, 2020
pink recession

Each budget used to have a gender impact statement. We need it back, especially now

COVID-19 has left women, more than men, economically disadvantaged through unemployment, underemployment, lowered incomes, less secure work, greater household and family demands, and increased risk of […]
September 9, 2020
freelancing-gems

Meet the Gamechangers: Fleur Madden helps female freelancers

Rare Birds mentor and Ex CEO of Red Republic, Fleur Madden (pictured centre), has launched Freelancing Gems, an online platform to support female freelancers across all […]
September 4, 2020
mentoring leaders

Who’s Mentoring the Leaders?

During one of the most intense periods of their career, leaders – from middle-management to C-Suite – are so busy looking after everyone else; managing new […]
July 14, 2015
entrepreneur

Why anyone can become an entrepreneur

Many people will have ideas that could be turned into successful businesses. So what’s the difference between them and the entrepreneurs who turn these ideas into reality?
November 22, 2016
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5 Innovative Pitch Decks and Why They Were a Total Success

Attracting the right investor usually involves wowing them with a great pitch deck. The best ones combine storytelling, innovation, facts and are designed in innovative ways […]
April 13, 2018

Lessons from growing businesses that failed

Last week I was asked about the lessons learned from growing businesses that failed. At the time it felt like a loaded question but after probing, […]
October 21, 2019
garden

Meet the Gamechangers: This organic perfumer was ahead of the curve, led by an entrepreneurial leader

It’s not easy being a pioneer and entrepreneurial leader. When Liz Cook launched One Seed 10 years ago, she knew that natural, pure and organic was […]