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This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.

About Ross Townson

Passionate about business, development and writing, Ross is an international lawyer and development expert with specific expertise in microfinance, food security, human rights and counter-terrorism. Hit him up on twitter @rosstownson where he shares his latest thinking on these topics and whatever else takes his fancy.

Challenges in Motivating a Remote Team

I need to start this post by acknowledging how little expertise I have in this specific area.  I am, like most people, conflict-averse and acutely sensitive to personal difference and the individual needs of others.  I suppose that is what 5 years of working for the Government will get you.

When you are busy working 12 or […]

By |March 18th, 2015|Entrepreneurialism, Ethical Business, People|0 Comments

Ethics and Ideas… Trying to Reduce our Impact on the World

Mel and I are on a quest to lessen the impact we have on the world. We want to reduce our footprint in all kinds of ways, from environmental impacts to social impacts, and everything in between.

The impact of ‘externalities’ from modern life are tremendous. When I was in 3rd year at university I watched […]

By |February 23rd, 2015|Consumers, Economics, Environment|Comments Off on Ethics and Ideas… Trying to Reduce our Impact on the World

Income Inequality – What’s Wrong with the World?

So Oxfam recently released a report on global income inequality, which found that the world’s 85 richest people have a higher combined wealth than the world’s bottom 3.5 billion people (that’s with a ‘B’).

I can’t fathom the enormity of this statistic, but I’m trying to. On average, each of the top 85 has more wealth […]

By |February 23rd, 2015|Economics, People|Comments Off on Income Inequality – What’s Wrong with the World?

Christmas – What is the point of it all?

If you’re reading this, it’s most likely because you feel like you could be doing more with the life you’ve been given. Whether you have an interest in helping people, animals or the living environment, you – like us – feel compelled to make a contribution to the betterment of our world.

Having just survived another […]

By |February 23rd, 2015|Consumers, Economics|Comments Off on Christmas – What is the point of it all?

3 Big Lessons from Outsourcing Web Development Projects:

I am not a web developer.  I’m also not a web designer.  My skill set (finance and law) is Ill-suited to the life of a tech entrepreneur.  When we started our first online business not only did I not know how to write code, I didn’t even understand what platform my website was built upon.  […]

By |February 12th, 2015|Entrepreneurialism, Ethical Business, People|0 Comments

First-World Problems

It’s just ticked over to 7.30 this morning.  Yesterday was my birthday and I got to bed late after a movie and dessert to celebrate my achieving another year.  I have just commenced my 31st year on this planet and I am tired.

I’ve taken a look at my to-do-list and it never gets any smaller.  As […]

By |February 9th, 2015|Entrepreneurialism, People, Personal Development|0 Comments

What is Wrong with the World?

So this week Oxfam released a report on global income inequality, which found that the world’s 85 richest people have a higher combined wealth than the world’s bottom 3.5 billion people (that’s with a ‘B’).

Less is not always More.

I can’t fathom the enormity of this statistic, but I’m trying to.  On average, each of the […]

By |January 28th, 2015|Consumers, Economics, Ethical Business, People, Politics|0 Comments

Using Freelancers the Right Way (i.e. Without Being An Exploitative Douche)

The proliferation of internet access around the world has been incredibly empowering for individuals in developing countries.  For the first time in human history, a person in a rural village in Nepal, for example, can connect directly to me in Australia and offer their services at a rate they set without intervention from a third […]

By |January 13th, 2015|Entrepreneurialism, Ethical Business, People|0 Comments

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