Learn about the pros and cons of partnerships and how they can work for you.
The power of a professional coach
A professional coach can help you see yourself and others more clearly, work towards the goals you’ve set, and act as an excellent sounding board. Yet finding a good coach requires money, time and energy – three things plenty of us are often short of.
Everything you need to know about... leading an idea session
Creativity, it turns out, thrives within constraints. If you want to come up with great ideas, your sessions need to be properly organized and follow certain rules – or you’ll get awkward silences rather than genius concepts.
Everything you need to know about... building your professional network
The word ‘networking’ might have some pretty negative connotations, but developing personal relationships around your business will make a huge difference in all kinds of ways. Here’s how to be proactive about it.
Everything you need to know about... dividing up responsibilities as co-founders
Plenty of people start a business with another person – or several. But things will quickly go south if you don’t design and enforce the right boundaries and responsibilities when it comes to who does what.
Everything you need to know about... community investment
Giving something back to the communities that are relevant to your business is always a worthwhile pursuit – and it’s achievable, no matter the size of your operation. Here’s how to do it to make the most of your impact.
How I live: designers Bengt Thornefors and Nina Norgen
The founders of Swedish bedware brand Magniberg give a peek into their family life, favourite brands and daily routine.
What makes a good DTC marketplace?
The business model of direct-to-consumer brands is clear: they sell direct to a consumer via the brand's online channels. Yet the model, which bypasses bricks-and-mortar shops and third-party middlemen, has become increasingly blurry.
Your business suddenly takes off. Now what?
It sounds like a nice problem to have, but experiencing hyper growth brings with it a unique set of challenges. How does the theory of how to handle it compare to what actually happens on the ground?
Everything you need to know about... how to get brand partnerships right
When two (or occasionally more) brands put their heads together and work on a project, something beautiful can happen. This is about two businesses combining skill sets, audiences and, normally, budgets while working to their respective goals.