Meet Fluency

Meet Fluency

Fluency is an elearning platform and skills marketplace that gets young people into work. The company came out of the work I was doing with low income women in east London for the past two years and has now developed into a social technology startup. I am still doing a...
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Need some help with WordPress?

With four years of building WordPress websites under my belt, and training others to do the same, I am thrilled to share with you my DIY WordPress secrets and tips in three affordable options. Read more.
Yoga @ Work

Yoga @ Work

Want to explore the benefits of Yoga @ Work? Book The Business Yogi for your company. Read more.
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Packed full of useful advice on how you can build a balanced business, the 26+ ideas, strategies and people in this book are ones that have changed the way I do business and have enabled me, most of the time, to achieve a more balanced working life.
How is your Digital Wellbeing?

How is your Digital Wellbeing?

Short on time? Let’s work one on one. Welcome to the Digital Wellbeing 101.
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Is Zero Education the Future of Education?

Is Zero Education the Future of Education?

New here? Welcome. If you like what you read, you can subscribe to updates via my RSS feed or by email. Thanks for visiting!Last Wednesday evening I attended a fantastic evening hosted by Future Human – a place for people to share new ideas, and inform each other about the inspiring trends and upstart projects that...
Through the Looking (Google) Glass

Through the Looking (Google) Glass

Unless you have been under a rock somewhere for the past few months, you will probably know that Google have launched their Google Glass product to a select number of early adopters, and rumour has it that this wearable technology will be available to purchase for the rest of us earthlings by the end of the year. Google launched...
Geeks Are The New Rock Stars

Geeks Are The New Rock Stars

“The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education” Albert Einstein Over the past few weeks I have been to a number of conferences and reading a number of research papers and reports on the level of digital skills here in the UK. I am particularly interested in this area at the moment as I...
Addicted to Twitter?

Addicted to Twitter?

This is a guest post by Silvana Gambini, social media and blogging expert. Silvana is one of the ‘four berries’ in social media co-operative FourBerry Digital and a graduate of my Digital Academy. You can read more about her on her website or follow her on Twitter. Over to Silvana … I LOVE TWITTER! Now...
My Road That Leads to Awesome

My Road That Leads to Awesome

Ok. So I know I’m a little late to the party. But I think it’s because I don’t work in an office and I don’t spend my days watching videos of kittens. Mmmmm … kittens. But since seeing the Kid President Pep Talk video at the Shift conference at LSE last weekend, I just had...
Your Three Part Brain at Work

Your Three Part Brain at Work

Did you know that that developments in modern neuroscience over the past 20 years has discovered that we have three parts to our brain – the reptilian brain, the paleomammalian brain (otherwise known as the limbic system or emotional brain), and the neomammalian brain that we know as the neocortex. This triune brain was first...
5 Easy Ways to Claim Your Web Real Estate

5 Easy Ways to Claim Your Web Real Estate

Indulge me for a moment. Let’s try a little experiment. Open a web browser and do a Google search for your name in quotes i.e. “sinead mac manus”. What results do you see on page one of Google. Is there a website on your domain name? Does your company website come up high in the...
Put a New Record On: Changing your Samskaras

Put a New Record On: Changing your Samskaras

Do you find yourself doing the same thing at work, day in, day out, and not feeling satisfied with how your day goes? Remember Einsteins’ definition of insanity? “Doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” The word samskara comes from the Sanskrit sam (complete or joined together) and kara (action, cause...
Instagram your way to business success!

Instagram your way to business success!

This is a guest post by Sarah Haselwood, founder of GraybyGray – a Social Media and Digital Marketing Consultancy that provides an affordable and friendly service to individuals, small businesses, organisations and charities.  Chances are you have probably heard of Instagram. Even if you don’t use it, but you use other social networks (Facebook or Twitter), you will...
My Five a Day for Wellbeing in 2013

My Five a Day for Wellbeing in 2013

Having just spent the last two months in south India in 35 degree heat, practicing yoga everyday and not engaging too much with the internet, finding myself back here in London is a bit of a culture shock. I have never been a fan of the winter here in the UK; the days are too...
The Future of Work Has Left the Building

The Future of Work Has Left the Building

Here’s the video of my talk from TEDxSquareMile on the future of work. Enjoy!
Getting Back to Basics

Getting Back to Basics

  “In the beginner’s mind there are many possibilities, but in the expert’s there are few.” Zen Master Shunryo Suzuki I am three weeks into my yoga teacher training here in beautiful Arambol in North Goa, India. The last few weeks have been amazing in many ways, but also very challenging not only physically but...