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Like many, I’ve been enjoying the return to the physical world. Despite learning that I’m more introverted than I previously thought over the various lockdowns, I’ve still missed human interaction, both in my personal and professional lives. But as Alicia — my fellow co-founder at The Future Kind Collective —…


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Perfectionism is defined as the need to be — or appear to be — perfect at all times. Growing up, I believed that being a perfectionist was a good thing, even a strength of mine.

But, I was wrong.

What I’ve learnt as I’ve grown up is that perfectionism is…


On July 19th, all covid restrictions will be lifted in the England. No more masks, social distancing and lockdowns (hopefully).

While there are many people who welcome this shift towards normality with open arms and beers at the ready, there are just as many people who are feeling uncertain, anxious…


In 2020, we saw a spike in activity around Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) and a renewed focus on the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement. In June of that year, after the horrific murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and Ahmed Arbery, we saw floods of diversity statements on company websites…


Burnout isn’t a new phenomenon. It’s been a threat for some time. But in 2020, burnout became pervasive. It spread throughout our homes and workplaces, just as quickly as the virus which turned our lives upside down. The difference is that, for the virus, the global medical community sprung into…


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2020 was a year like no other. Uncertain. Unprecedented. Unbelievable. I’m sure that I’m not the only one sitting here thinking, “Was it even real?” And yet, here we are.

But while it’s true that 2020 has been marred by constant disappointment, heartache and fear, it has also been a…


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Let’s start with a few questions:

  • Do you constantly feel exhausted no matter how much sleep you get?
  • Do you have a sense that nothing you do will make things any better?
  • Do you find that you care less about things that are usually important to you?

If your answer…


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So here we all are, it’s 2020 and we’ve all been thrust into a digital transformation whether we like it or not. We’ve all had to rethink how we work, live and play in a world where physicality is strictly limited. …


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I have no idea how to start a blog like this. I guess I’ll just get straight to the point.

This week, I sent an email to my team regarding the large and appropriate response to the murder of Black Americans by police officers, which has taken place over the…


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Last week, I was fortunate enough to join Tech Circus on one of their Design Leadership panels, where the topic of conversation was leading through a crisis. …

Natalie Pearce

〰️ Co-founder: The Future Kind Collective 〰️ We help companies to define their purpose, design their culture and grow their impact

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