Lessons from starting a small business in lockdown
As much of the economy shut down due to coronavirus, I had a bit of extra time to explore some different things. So in March, working alongside my neighbour Jonno, we launched a small business called OurFarmBox.
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An Interview with Edward Slack
Over the last couple of months, one of the most obvious shifts has been the slowdown in some industries and growth of others. For many, lockdown may have been a time to survey the job market and re-evaluate their options based on the existing opportunities. For employers, perhaps it was a time to think about what skills are absolutely essential for their organisation.
Someone who knows the benefits of diving into new industries and thinking outside the box when evaluating talent is Edward Slack. He’s currently Chief Financial Officer of a tech company, but he’s also worked across several industries throughout the last few decades. He has some great insights about both the rewards and challenges.
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As we’re all thinking about what the world will be like once restrictions are removed and how our use of technology over the last few months may change the way we work, I thought it would be interesting to share a conversation with someone who reconstructed their career at the beginning of the Internet age.
Seb is based in London and he’s started several digital-based companies in the last 20 years. I had quick chat to him about building a career in the digital age and adapting to change.
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