We could be heroes

Kat muses over the power of icons, and the inspiration they can provide, following the sad news of the death of one of her icons, David Bowie… It was a shock to me this morning, learning of the passing of one of the world’s most iconic musicians, David Bowie. I’m not going to pretend he…

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In a word

Lucy was challenging her linguistic skills recently. If she allowed you one word…. I was lucky enough to have spent a couple of days at a networking event recently and really enjoyed the opportunity to talk about Rambutan to a bunch of people I’ve never met before. It’s not difficult to sound passionate about our…

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Pitch imperfect

David was reflecting on feedback from the recent CIPD Best HR/Learning and Development Consultancy Awards. If you’ve kept up with our recent blog and tweets, you’ll have seen that we were finalists at the above event. It was our first entry into an award and we were thrilled to be shortlisted a few months ago,…

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6 months and counting

Lewis contemplates being half way through his apprenticeship. Since I joined Rambutan 6 months ago, September marks the halfway point through my apprenticeship. It’s been a fantastic six months in which I’ve gained, and will no doubt continue to gain, lots of valuable skills. I have to say, of all the many things I’ve been…

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World Alzheimer’s month

September marks World Alzheimer’s Month,  so Nicki decided to do a bit of fact-finding for this all-too-common disease. Alzheimer’s disease (named after Alois Alzheimer, the doctor who first described it), is the most common cause of dementia. Symtoms include memory loss and confusion as well as difficulties with thinking and everyday activities.  They occur because the…

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