Category Archive: Business & Career

Nov 22

THE BUSINESS OF BOOKS: GUILDING THE LILY – Jane Cable meets Book Guild author Sally Jenkins

How much of your working life does the business of books take up? Around 40% of my working life is spent on writing and writing-related activities. I work for a multinational IT consultancy three days a week which, in theory, leaves two days for the business of books. In reality, domestic trivia eats into those …

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Nov 08

THE BUSINESS OF BOOKS: PRINTING PLUS – Jane Cable meets Nigel Mitchell of Biddles

For a number of reasons I won’t go into here I have a personal dislike of Createspace paperbacks, so when I wanted a short print run of Another You, another author recommended Biddles. Not only do they print and design books, but they do all the ISBN legwork, including taking orders from wholesalers. So I delighted to …

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Oct 25

The Business of Books: Millions of Thrills – Jane Cable meets USA Today bestselling author Louise Jensen

Louise’s first two novels, The Sister and The Gift, were both No.1 bestsellers, and have been sold for translation in sixteen territories. The Sister was nominated for The Goodreads Awards Debut of 2016. The Surrogate is out now. 1) How much of your working life does the business of books take up? I’m quite structured and tend to work 9-3.15 …

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Oct 06

Girls Who Code: Learn to Code and Change the World By Reshma Saujani

Getting women into STEM is a passion of Frost Magazine. We need more girls who code and Reshma Saujani has founded the leading international movement to close the tech gender gap. By 2020 1.4 million jobs will be open in computing fields in the US alone, yet only about 30% of them will be filled with …

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Sep 17

No Rhyme Or Reason: Searcy’s At The Gherkin Plays Host To New Opus Art-Curated Exhibition…

No Rhyme Or Reason: At Searcys, The Gherkin 11 September – 10 November 2017 An exhibition curated by Opus Art in collaboration with G X Gallery Featuring works by Martin Foot, Eddie Hara, Claudia Meyer, Wu Mingzhong, Sheng Qi and Mitchell Schorr At Searcys | The Gherkin Visits by appointment only. Imagery: Shane Finn at …

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Aug 23

Six Lessons Every Company Should Learn from Start-ups

At Bedrock HR Ltd we work with a growing number of start-ups and we’ve been thinking about what businesses at any age and stage can learn from the new kids on the block. These are some of our thoughts which we hope you find useful…… Consider different employment types: Zero-hours contracts can come with a bad reputation, but in …

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