101 Ways Supports #LeaveYourMark Campaign for International Women’s Day

Happy International Women’s Day 2019! We have an incredible crew of female employees and consultants here at 101 Ways - accomplished, successful and all round wonder women.   Thanks to the #LeaveYourMark campaign, we want to ‘lift them up for the world to see’. So we rallied the troops and asked them to share what makes these women not only great to work with, but unique. And today we’re...

WTF Stand Up – Why Women Should Share Their Stories

Not everyone knows this about me, but when I first left school as a teenager I became a professional musician. I was a singer and bass guitarist, playing covers and gigging five nights a week. It was fun, hard work and gave me more transferable skills than I gave...

Conversations with the Crew: Meet David Laing

When I meet David for our interview, he’s extolling the virtues of DIY haircuts to Annie, the office manager. The night before, he’d cut his son’s fringe (“A tangible improvement!”) with the kitchen scissors and was offering to do the same for her in...

Conversations with the Crew – Meet Julian Horwood

On January 2nd, we all bundled back into the office with a smile, a renewed sense of vigour and a lot of coffee. One person walked in with all that and two polo shirts on. That person was our newest recruit - Julian Horwood. A former Google-r (as in 'employed...

WTF is Networking – Why You Should ‘Just Do It’

Remember how Beyoncé could help you network? Well according to professional community builder and speaker at our last WTF event Samantha Hepburn, so can the slogans of global sports brands. In terms of excuses, Sam has heard them all, from the clichéd (and...

Emma Hopkinson-Spark celebrates 3 years at 101 Ways!

101 Ways has had an incredible 2018; growing the team to 101 people (and beyond), expanding into The Netherlands and the creation of even more great clubs. As brilliant as it's been, it's always worth remembering where it all began. Once upon a time (three years...

WTF? How Beyoncé Can Help You Network

Last month we hosted our third and biggest WTF (Women’s Tech Focus) event. Held at the expansive Just Eat head office, we welcomed a whole range of people ready to build confidence, learn how to network and then, actually network. We invited two exceptional...

Conversations with the Crew: Meet Sanneke Ringeling

The second fantastic member of our Netherlands' team (and arguably the most smiley), is Sanneke Ringeling.  Tasked with managing the 101 Ways brand and communities: IWOMM, WTF, CTOZone and HOP Together, it would be an understatement to say Sanneke has a busy few...

WTF is Networking? 3 Things to do to Avoid Anxiety at Events

Networking is one of those buzzwords that doesn’t seem to be losing any traction. And as an activity that has been proven to bolster professional relationships, advance careers and increase job opportunities, that’s probably a good thing. Despite this, it remains...

HOP Together – A new Product Management Leadership Group

Leadership roles within Product can be quite isolating. Often, you’re expected to have all the answers to every problem thrown at you. Senior product leaders may also find themselves reporting into non-Product-focused people, such as CMOs, CTOs and CEOs So...

Conversations with the Crew – Meet Sander Hoogendoorn

In case you were lying under a rock somewhere and missed it, 101 Ways has crossed the North Sea and ventured to the beautiful, diverse city of Amsterdam. A hub of hot tech talent and a thriving market (plus LOTS of cheese) meant it was the perfect place to set...

What’s it like to intern at 101 Ways? Fun, and an actual game.

This is the first time I have written something like this - other than my driving instructor's review - so here goes... My name is Joshua Spunner; I am 17 and studying for my A-levels in Maths, Computer Science and Economics. Like many other (hopeful) engineers...

Talking Heads – Can You Solve a Problem Like Anxiety?

I’m sitting in the 101 Ways main office alone. I have a designated hot desk for when I come in, which of course defeats the object of hot desking, but it’s a small thing that helps me feel less anxious about the freelance writer lifestyle. Apt also because...