Conscious Fashion: 8 Tips to Stay Stylish and Sustainable

Think about the last article of clothing you bought. Are you committed to wearing that dress, shirt, or trousers at least 30 times? If the answer is no, then save your money and start saving the planet.   Sustainable fashion is about bringing consciousness into the way clothes are manufactured and worn. This practice is Read more about Conscious Fashion: 8 Tips to Stay Stylish and Sustainable[…]

Purposeful Leadership: Change Your Business and the World Around You

Actions have consequences. This seems like a common statement, but how many people contemplate this statement when carrying out their day-to-day activities or running a business?   Purposeful leadership is a new approach to management, and can be as a management tool in business or even in your daily life. The concept is simple. Just Read more about Purposeful Leadership: Change Your Business and the World Around You[…]

One Step At A Time

  Adventure. Excitement. Danger. Charity?   The Put Foot Rally combines these aspects and more into their philanthropy. The organization calls on adrenaline-seeking teams to travel 9,000 kilometers across six African countries in 18 days. Barcelona will be sending its own team, the Hot Chili Chicas, to journey their way through the sights and sounds of Read more about One Step At A Time[…]

World Mobile Congress and 4YFN Week

Mobile World Congress (MWC) week is just around the corner! From February 26 to March 1, tech giants will be exhibiting new and exciting products and hosting numerous conferences, workshops, and keynote presentations at MWC. From February 26 to 28, 4 Years From Now (4YFN) will also be alongside MWC showcasing startups with opportunities for Read more about World Mobile Congress and 4YFN Week[…]

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The Slow Fashion Movement

Having already discussed the slow movement in a previous blog, we thought it would be interesting to delve into the world of slow fashion. After all, whether or not we are all style experts, we all wear clothes at one point or another. Most of us buy from big brands, the fast fashion industry, usually for convenience. Emerging in the later half of the twenty-first century, the Fast Fashion industry is represented by the giants such as Zara, H&M, and Joe Fresh. Their low prices and fast cat-walk to rack ratio means that people can be stylish at lost cost, but also low quality. It’s designed to move quickly, and make you feel like you need to buy something new every week to stay in style.


Buzzword: Artificial Intelligence

This week we are continuing our buzzword blog series with Artificial Intelligence.
AI has been making waves for quite a while now. It had been the subject of many a science fiction novel or film, the kind where machines have gotten so smart they rise against the human race. But in all honesty, the term artificial intelligence is nothing that should strike fear into your heart.


The Business of Social Media Part 2

Last week, we addressed how social media makes money through advertisements, discussing how, exactly, companies such as Facebook and Instagram have made their millions. That is only one side of the story. In the age of social media, there are also users who make a living through their various accounts. That’s right, people who sign up for personal accounts can quickly find themselves getting paid. Today, we’re going to take a look a how you could be making money from it too.


The Business of Social Media

Social media. Everyone has it, everyone uses it. In the past couple of years, it has seemingly dominated the internet, with mega-platforms such as Facebook, Youtube, Instagram, and Twitter getting the most attention. They are immensely popular, generating hundreds of millions of users from around the globe. The companies are worth billions and their CEOs are among the richest people in the world. Between July and September of 2016, Facebook saw $7 billion US in revenue. Since their services are free to users, you might wonder how they actually make money.