Why doesn’t Labour care about business?

Why doesn’t Labour care about business?

I am worried about the upcoming election. I am worried that this country is going to end up in stalemate, with four or five warring parties all taking a fraction of the vote and no clear majority. We’ll be back to square one. Worse off than when Theresa May came to...

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Save us all from the “comfort zoners”

Save us all from the “comfort zoners”

Around this time last year, I posted about “blockers”. These are the people in an organisation who resist change and stand in the way of progress https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/dont-let-blockers-hold-you-back-martin-port/. Blockers are a nightmare. They can be hard to...

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My new wellbeing crusade

My new wellbeing crusade

About two years ago, I realised that I needed to make some changes in my life. Building a business can take a toll on your health and I was eating badly and hardly exercising. I took on the challenge of losing 60lbs in six months. To keep myself focused, I created a...

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The 4.5-day week: revelations, setbacks and victories

The 4.5-day week: revelations, setbacks and victories

Back in June of this year I announced that we were bringing in a 4.5-day week in anticipation of moving to a four-day week by 2021. I’m really passionate about this idea. We live in a modern age powered by automation. We should all be working less, taking better care...

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Why I love Mondays

Why I love Mondays

Mondays get a bad rep but here at BigChange they are everyone’s favourite day of the week. That’s because of our regular “Motivational Monday” initiative. Once a month, we invite someone exceptional from the world of sport or business (or anywhere really, as long as...

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A call to arms for all British employers

A call to arms for all British employers

It’s not often that I attend an industry event and leave feeling as though my eyes have been opened to something completely new. But at the recent Women in Logistics conference organised by its founder BigChange Director Ruth Wearing, I was completely bowled over by...

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Cutting carbon for all the right reasons

Cutting carbon for all the right reasons

For a while, in the early 2000s, it seemed like every company was planting trees or offsetting its carbon. It was all a ploy to convince consumers they were environmentally conscious when, frankly, they weren’t. The consumers have wised up. Between the Volkswagen...

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The tech CEO gives up tech (for a week)

The tech CEO gives up tech (for a week)

I’m not surprised that so many Silicon Valley technologists have become advocates of the digital detox. The developers behind the likes of Facebook and Google have seen the impact that gamifying apps has had on the average phone user. We are all addicted to our phones...

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