Impact Stories

Read and share learnings from peers on their impact journeys, catch up from events and see what exciting things the Impact Hub community is working on.

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Work, Life, Social Enterprise: where’s the boundary?

Digital technologies and media such as smartphones and social networking sites are very helpful to social entrepreneurs as they provide a low cost method of knowledge sharing, marketing and interacting with others. However how does this affect our work-life boundaries?…

Changemakers part II: three groups standing strong in 2017

By our resident storyteller, Victoria Stewart Last month we profiled four Londoners – changemakers who, after feeling frustrated by the fear and uncertainty that had erupted around the political events of 2016, decided to do something to combat it. This…

Changemakers: four groups standing up in 2017

By our resident storyteller, Victoria Stewart  Is it just us, or can you hear the quiet rumble of change being made? In the last six months how many times have you found yourself worrying that you don’t know where you…

Looking ahead: does change need to change?

By our resident storyteller, Victoria Stewart It is a Wednesday evening in late November 2016 and in a large white room lined with posters of inspirational stories from around the world, desks usually reserved for freelancers have been pushed aside…

What one thing do you want to celebrate from 2016?

By our resident storyteller, Victoria Stewart. Picture above supplied by Jenni Halton. It’s not exactly a newsflash. 2016 has been a pretty challenging year in a whole multitude of ways. Rather than dwelling again on the negative headlines of the…

Idea-sharing: what inspires you?

By our resident story teller, Victoria Stewart. Main image above: still from Mar i Jazz, a short film by Tyler Freeman Smith for a jazz festival in Valencia, Spain. Whatever your job, or however much you love what you do,…

Ideas-sharing: how do you stay motivated?

By our resident storyteller, Victoria Stewart (‘Reflections’ illustration by Hub member Katherine Hardy) Recently we’ve been thinking about inspiration at the Hub, finding out where some of our members get their ideas from, and what kicks them into action. As…

Hub Collaborations: how people make the magic happen together at Hub Brixton

By our resident story teller, Victoria Stewart In my two months as the resident story teller at Impact Hub Brixton, I’ve noticed one key thread that runs through the community, which is visible on any given day. Simply put, people…