A Quest for a Carbon Positive Business

Recently at the Social Enterprise Yorkshire and Humber Conference I was listening to Nick Temple from The Social Investment Group, who said something that has haunted me, until this week. He said: “For all social business the environment must be your social focus too” Now, at the time, as a new start-up social enterprise I…

You meet amazing people in the third sector

In the short period of time since founding Ground Up Digital, I’ve encountered some wonderful people. Really awe inspiring people from every walk of life. It really has given me a faith that regardless of the political climate, or increasing feelings that we’re living in dark times, that humanity is thriving and filled with wonderful…

A little bit of imposter syndrome goes a long way

I like people who tend to get imposter syndrome. I always have, but since starting this company I find myself getting imposter syndrome anxiety myself. I think the main problem is that I’ve launched companies in the past, usually to lukewarm applause. However, the reception I’ve received from launching Ground Up Digital was so passionate,…

Thoughts from the start

I’ve been angry for a long time.Why? Because I truly believe the world is broken. It took me a long time to realised this while Isleepwalked from material positions to life choices that were bound to make me feel better. Eachtime wondering, why am I still angry.Now, I’m awake. And I’m no longer angry. Quite the contrary, I’m possibly the most excited I’ve ever been.