Andrew Thornton on “Should” vs. “Purpose”

Last weekend, after a beautiful breakfast to celebrate by partner’s birthday, we headed to the Tate Modern to see a Bauhaus Exhibition. Passing through the underpass by Pimlico tube, I was struck by the number of homeless people sleeping rough. I don’t think I am imagining that there are way more people sleeping rough in […]

Hannah Fisher on Leadership

How many leaders have you met in your working life, who have both inspired you by their example, and made you feel valued? When I think about MY answer to this question, I realise that sadly, it’s a small number. It is an unfortunate fact that in this modern world in which we live, leadership […]

Andrew Thornton on the BCorp response to the Climate Emergency

[Written on Thur Oct 10th 2019, the day of the BInspiredLondon event] Today has been a very special day. Extinction Rebellion protesters have been risking arrest by standing up for the planet all around London. At the same time, today, business leaders who run BCorps have declared a climate emergency and we have agreed we […]

Andrew Thornton on the Climate Crisis

The Climate Crisis needs your attention NOW! It is clear that serious action is needed on climate change and that it is needed now. And while Government action is critical, as business leaders I don’t think we can wait any longer for them to take the sort of drastic action that is required. After all, […]

Ashton Marriott on Authentic Leadership

It’s all about the feeling… When you are with ‘a leader’, for me, it’s about the palpable energy in a room, a stimulant, that can spark something within you or fuel a fire that’s already lit. Authentic leaders are honest and live for what they believe in, their behaviour is driven by their values. It’s […]