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

by 101 Ways, 30 April 2019

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 mistaken!) ‘I have nothing to offer’ to the more nuanced fears that come […]

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WTF Stand Up – Why Women Should Share Their Stories

by Emma Hopkinson-Spark, 07 March 2019

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 it credit for. I can carry […]

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Conversations with the Crew: Meet David Laing

by Rachel Murray, 28 February 2019

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 the future, after she’d already spent five of her finest English […]

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Conversations with the Crew – Meet Julian Horwood

by Rachel Murray, 13 February 2019

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 by’, rather than simply ‘user […]

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

by Rachel Murray, 30 January 2019

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 mistaken!) ‘I have nothing to offer’ to the more nuanced fears that come […]

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Emma Hopkinson-Spark celebrates 3 years at 101 Ways!

by Rachel Murray, 24 December 2018

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 ago to be exact) Kelly Waters met a blue-haired, […]

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WTF? How Beyoncé Can Help You Network

by Rachel Murray, 06 December 2018

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 speakers to give presentations: Alicia Teagle co-founder of Socially Responsible Recruitment […]

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