Here at OneFifty we are firm believers that it is important to provide resources that support and optimise our team’s personal well-being so they are able to thrive at work. In our continuing search to improve our tools to provide a healthy work culture, we found Sanctus, another startup. Sanctus provides confidential and unbiased spaces for employees to talk about any challenges they might face from their mental health to personal development goals. Our Sanctus coach, Claire
Whatever way you look at it, gin is on the rise. Not just in bars or supermarkets, but also online. Continuing our trend identification series, we looked at the social data and picked out gin for deeper research in March. We’ve looked at the data and spoken to industry insiders, 'ginnaisance' is in full flow and the taps aren’t being turned off any time soon. Last Thursday we met Hannah Lanfear, cocktail expert and brand ambassador at Jensen’s gin. I’d call myself an experie
As part of OneFifty’s veganuary journey, we’ve been speaking with vegan content creators. Following our interview with Vegan Family TV, we’ve also chatted to up and coming Vegan content creator, Ash from Eat Plants. Ash is keen to challenge his body – his current goal is to obtain the same cycling power to weight standard as a world-class athlete. Ash met us at the Veggie Pret in Soho (hopefully a vegan Pret will be opened soon!) and shared some of his vegan journey with us:
Great stories rarely begin with “He opened the spreadsheet…”. Jake Steadman, who leads international research at Twitter, sees a different world – one where a 21st century fairytale might be powered by R, SQL and visualisation. Data and story telling might be less alien than you realised. Data and research jobs used to be seen as the preserve of the geek. Hard-working, well meaning individuals who prepared the admittedly important, but rarely consulted stacks of documents eve
In the first of a regular series we’re calling #ArchitectsOfNext, we sat down with David de Koning, Head of Communications at Funding Circle. As one of the UK’s most disruptive and innovative businesses, he discusses his views on the evolving role of social media and data. This series aims to inspire others with firsthand insight into how people shaping innovative digital engagement models think and deliver their work. David de Koning is not the conventional face of finance.