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Creative answers to inclusion and diversity challenges with Poke MarketingKat Jones

Poke Marketing is a creative agency that look at things a bit differently. We sat down with founder Andrew Binns to hear about their approach, their experience with Gather, and how they are using creativity to support diversity and inclusion in a male-dominated environment.

B corp digest 0129 Oct 2021
Will COP26 accelerate the B Corp revolution?Kat Jones

COP26 is upon us. World leaders are descending on Scotland to reach new agreements on how to tackle climate change. It's a pressing, it's urgent, and it's nearing the top of everyone's agenda. Climate change isn't something governments can thrash out over a couple of single malts while the rest of us carry on regardless, it's something we all need to play our part in – on an individual and corporate level.

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Ten tools that will make you and your team more productive and collaborativeKat Jones

A productive and collaborative team: it’s the dream. A dream that – whether you’re back in the office full time or trying to make a success of hybrid working – is not always that easy to achieve.

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Beyond: Sustainable growth on your termsKat Jones

Beyond is Gather’s brand-new programme for ambitious leaders. But what’s it all about? We caught up with Project Director Claire Lewis to get the lowdown:

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Is your business on track for a net-zero future?Kat Jones

With a summer of fires and floods, and COP26 soon kicking off in Scotland, the challenges of climate change are hard to ignore.

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Lessons leaders can learn from a great summer of sportKat Jones

Against all odds we had a great summer of sport. Football almost came home, the Olympics and Paralympics were a huge success, and British tennis got a star that keeps on rising in Emma Raducanu.

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Make Thread: shaking up the fashion industryKat Jones

The way the world does business is changing. The impact of climate change, government net-zero pledges, and purpose-driven consumers mean sustainable and ethical business practices can no longer be consigned to a paragraph in a strategy doc.

26 Aug 2021
Tips will help you banish email stressKat Jones

The little red number that haunts your phone, the incessant pinging, the constants alerts. Emails, emails, emails. Many of us feel overburdened, overwhelmed, and stifled by them. What should be an effective and easy communication tool has become a source of stress and anxiety.

26 Aug 2021
Let’s Gather: AlignmentKat Jones

All businesses are different. They have different challenges, different team dynamics, different opportunities. There's no blueprint for success, but there is an approach that will benefit everyone: alignment.

26 Aug 2021
How to master failure and why it’s importantKat Jones

No one likes to fail – and it can be even harder to face, let alone embrace, when you're a leader.

26 Aug 2021
Managing in a hybrid worldKat Jones

Management can be tough. Navigating relationships, juggling priorities, maintaining a culture, working through challenges. Throw in a global pandemic and it gets a whole lot tougher.

30 Jul 2021
Could your business benefit from more distributed authority?Kat Jones
Subscription economy 0 130 Jul 2021
The subscription economy: pandemic trend or long-lasting growth sector?Kat Jones
Lets Gather Empathy30 Jul 2021
Let’s Gather: EmpathyKat Jones
30 Jul 2021
Case Study: Snapify MarketingKat Jones

Hear how Gather helped Snapify Marketing has helped Director Ross Hetherington take time away from the business to focus on their future direction.

5 Jul 2021
Forget millennials – is your business ready for Gen Z?Laureece Nuttall

It feels like we’ve been talking about millennials for, well a millennium, but there’s a new generation on the block, in the market, and in the workplace.

5 Jul 2021
How to get a great workplace cultureKat Jones

A Deloitte study found that 94% of executives and 88% of employees believe a distinct culture is important for the success of a business.

5 Jul 2021
Let’s Gather… CommunicationLaureece Nuttall

We do it every day, running a business relies on it, it's the key to maintaining relationships, but communication can be a tough skill to master.

30 Jun 2021
Case Study: YozuKat Jones

Yozu are a tech firm who solve complex issues for businesses who want to operate better. Since attending several of Gather courses Paul and the team have established a solid platform for future growth.

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Let’s Gather: ProductivityKat Jones

It can seem like a real battle to make the time we have count. So how can you be more productive? Get more from less time? Feel like you’ve won the day? Check out some top tips.

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Meet Kat, our new project managerSarah Goulden

The Gather team is growing, so we thought we’d introduce you to one of the new faces you’ll be seeing at our programmes and events. Fresh from circumnavigating Scotland in a classic sports car and wading through snowy peaks, Kat Jones has joined us as our new Gather Project Manager. Let’s find out a bit more about her…

Coaching culture28 May 2021
What a coaching culture can do for you – and your businessKat Jones

Coaching isn't a new phenomenon, but more and more businesses are looking to embed it in their culture. Taking it beyond one-off development sessions to something that impacts the whole company, not just leadership teams.

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Play your partKat Jones

Gather is a place for the digital, creative and tech community to connect, unite and grow. It’s about practical support and advice but also about connecting with like-minded leaders who face the same challenges as you. The challenge of racial diversity – or lack of it – in our sectors is a challenge we need to tackle together.

14 May 2021
The UK’s first mask-free eventLaureece Nuttall

Two weeks on from the UK’s first mask-free event we reflect on what that means for the future of in-person events...

29 Apr 2021
The best bits of Collision ConferenceSarah Goulden

When a conference is called 'The Olympics of tech' and boasts speakers including Nicole Kidman, David Beckham, Chelsea Handler and Liam Payne, you know it's not your average conference. Check out the best bits...

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Let's Gather: ClaritySarah Goulden

As leaders we face vital decisions each day – in an increasingly unpredictable world. So how can we make sure we have the clarity to be smart and strategic?

Gather Digest 4 Imagery Corporate Governance29 Apr 2021
Why you should care about corporate governance…Sarah Goulden

Boards, shareholders, compliance – probably not the things that made you start your business, get you out of bed in the morning, or give you a kick when you talk about them over dinner. But while corporate governance might not be the most glamorous side of your business, it has the potential to make or break it.

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Tech for Good: The Rising Balance Between Purpose and ProfitSarah Goulden

The world has changed – and will undoubtedly continue to do so. A new focus on balancing purpose and profit was already emerging, and in the wake of a global pandemic will arguably become even more relevant.

2 Mar 2021
Case Study: UniformSarah Goulden

Hear how Mettle and Shift helped the board at Uniform take stock, move with the market, and find new frameworks for strategic thinking.

2 Mar 2021
Case Study: KenyonsSarah Goulden

Hear how Gather helped Kenyons weather the storm of the pandemic and reflect on the future of the business.

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Case Study: AskEddiSarah Goulden

Find out how Gather gave askEddi the support and space to not just weather the pandemic but pivot their business to take advantage of new opportunities.

2 Mar 2021
Let’s Gather: ResilienceSarah Goulden

It's something we've all shown to navigate the past year and it will be key to taking on the challenges ahead. So what is resilience? And how can we get more of it?

2 Mar 2021
Let’s Gather: IntegritySarah Goulden

Buzz word or vital leadership trait? Integrity is more than a 'catch-all' for good leadership, it's a quality that's more important than ever...

2 Mar 2021
10 books and podcasts that will change your lifeSarah Goulden

Fresh insight, new ideas, the sound of Antarctic seals... check out ten podcasts and books that will (possibly) change your life and (definitely) help you and your business.

2 Mar 2021
Play your part: Gender equalitySarah Goulden

How can we challenge the lack of diversity in our sectors? Check out the first in our series of blogs looking how we can all play our part.

2 Mar 2021
Innovation in times of crisisSarah Goulden

For many of us success over the past 12 months has been keeping our heads above water, but if you've steadied the ship there are lessons we can learn from crisis innovations.

2 Mar 2021
Business for good: can you be profitable and ethical?Sarah Goulden

Conscious consumers are on the rise and employees are looking for the places they work to align with their values. So, should businesses be shifting their focus to do more 'good'?

28 Jan 2021
Has the novelty of remote working worn off?Sarah Goulden

Whether it’s embraced or enforced, remote working isn't going anywhere. Martina Gobec shared her tips for keeping your team engaged, motivated and thriving.

Gather Digest 1 MGISS28 Jan 2021
Case study: MGISSSarah Goulden

Find out how Gather has helped one Liverpool tech company find their path to growth and secure valuable innovation funding.

28 Jan 2021
2021 Survival GuideSarah Goulden

Is it goodbye tricky 2020, hello sunny uplands of 2021? Choppy waters are undoubtedly still ahead, but there are steps you can take to better navigate the coming months.