Founder Alex Stephany hopes to disrupt conventional ways of tackling homelessness by combining technology with community goodwill. But even ambitions for global domination need to unfold at the right pace, the former JustPark CEO tells us.
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Burnout, stress and long hours have become the norm for employees, but social businesses can do it differently, writes Year Here fellow Emily Horton – who has seen first-hand that prioritising workers’ wellbeing is entirely possible.
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