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Ann Hawkins

Writer and mentor in Cambridge

Is it Better to Work for Love or Money?

PRESENTED ON JUN 07, 2016
IN CAMBRIDGE @ VOL 5

Ann Hawkins explores some of the forces that cause people to choose what they do to earn a living. Do you love what you do or do what you love when you're not working? 

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Your Business, Your Career, Your Life

BY BOB VITAMANTE
@ VOL 15 ON NOV 04, 2015

Bob Vitamante is a business consultant, coach and the Chairman and volunteer mentor with the Santa Barbara chapter of SCORE. His background includes 10 years as a CPA with KPMG and 30+ years of leadership as an executive officer. Bob is particularly proud of his achievements in mergers and acquisitions, business growth and startups, including leading a technology IPO in 1999 and he has also owned several small businesses.

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LOVE or MONEY

BY ANGELA BEHRENDS
@ VOL 22 ON JUN 02, 2017

Angela Behrends is a mixed-media sculptor and installation artist. Her artwork focuses on materials and subjects from the natural world, insisting that people are a part of Nature, and would do better to respect it and learn from it, rather than trying to dominate it. 

Behrends earned her MFA in Sculpture from the University of Nebraska Lincoln in 2002, and her BA at the University of Minnesota Morris in 1995. She teaches foundation art and design at Dakota State University and resides in Madison, SD

 

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My Unconventional Career Choice

BY SUDHIR SAHA
@ VOL 7 ON JUN 24, 2017

SUDHIR SAHA, an engineer and aspiring stand-up comedian who loves chess and calisthenics, shares his unconventional career choice.

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Better Drinking Culture

BY CAM BRIEDEN
@ VOL 2 ON OCT 26, 2017

...because hangovers suck. Cam Brieden shares. 

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Does money make you mean?

BY PAUL SMEETS
@ VOL 34 ON JAN 30, 2018

What do you think, does money make you mean? Paul Smeets, Associate Professor in Finance at Maastricht University School of Business and Economics, investigated the influence of money on prosocial behaviour over the last few years. 

Traditionally finance researchers have only focused on how to behave
to earn more money. Paul flipped this question around and asked: Does having more money influence your behaviour?

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Who should be allowed to create money in our society?

BY JOHN BURGESS
@ VOL 15 ON AUG 07, 2018

When John Burgess saw a ranty social media post from his friend Ade on the topic of 'Money Creation' he couldn't resist clicking and finding out more. He was incredulous at what he discovered. It got him thinking about the purpose of money in our society, who should be allowed to create it and how that created money could be spent to benefit us all.

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Reclaim Your Voice

BY AMY MILLER
@ VOL 27 ON AUG 22, 2018

As consumers, we face hundreds of brand choices each day and any of us don't realize that the money we spend ends up inadvertently supporting politicians and PACs whose values we may not agree with. Goods Unite Us is a tool for consumers to alighn their purchases with their values.

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Building a Life Without Regret

BY CRYSTAL HENRICKSON
@ VOL 13 ON SEP 27, 2018

Crystal Henrickson is a certified career and leadership coach who moved from an 800 square foot apartment in downtown Vancouver to an acre in Penticton to turn more of her work + life dream into reality. 

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Drop the F Bomb on Money

BY CHARLOTTE STEGGALL
@ VOL 20 ON MAY 15, 2019

When Charlotte Steggall talks to young people about the schools programme Take Your Place, helping young people with little or no experience of university explore the world of higher education, the topic that always comes up is money. The barriers that stop people talking about money, the stigmas and judgements, are things that Charlotte is helping to get rid of. Encouraging young people to be open about money helps them to be more confident about making financial decisions and explore their options.