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Finding time to develop your ideas

Ever since 7billionideas began, people have been intrigued about how we developed our business and I know this is the same when talking to the CEO of The Arcadia Preparatory School, Navin Valrani, and his team. After sharing our story…

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Is there such thing as a bad idea?

On my last visit to The Arcadia Preparatory School, a pupil in year 3 asked me if there was such a thing as a bad idea. In my eyes, there is categorically no such thing as a bad idea. It…

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Where do ideas come from?

Have you ever wondered how Thomas Edison had that moment that gave him his famous light bulb idea? Or what prompted Alexander Graham Bell’s inspired moment when he dreamed up the telephone? Come to think of it, where did any…

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Forget Your Troubles and Dance!

As a wise, fellow blonde once said: “Exercise gives you endorphins and endorphins make you happy!” Although the above words have come from Elle Woods (played by Reese Witherspoon), a Harvard Law student from 2001 chick-flick Legally Blonde, I couldn’t…

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Nurture Lifelong Learning

This year, I made the decision to begin my Masters degree in education. This decision was, in reality, made 10 years ago but I never got around to taking the first step and enrolling on a course. What took me…

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The importance of the morning drop-off

The morning drop-off – an activity that seems so mundane for most parents yet its importance cannot be trivialised by the burden of the logistics that is involved in its implementation. The drop-off itself can be at the bus stop,…

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