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 […]
February 27, 2016
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‘Our social background helped frank body flourish’

Erika Geraerts spotted a gap in the market and went for it. Here, the co-founder and director of Willow & Blake and frank body describes how […]
February 28, 2016

Mel Perkins: ‘You have to learn on the job’

  Mel Perkins, the co-founder and CEO of Canva, on making mistakes and putting your ‘heart and soul’ into everything you do “I like to call my process […]
April 4, 2017

This is what it really takes to scale your business

Reaching global audiences is a focus for most SMBs, but how can you tackle the challenges of scaling? Rare Birds Founder and CEO Jo Burston describes what […]