America has been a global beacon of entrepreneurship since it ditched managerial capitalism for entrepreneurship in the late 1970s. So why can’t the UK replicate this success? Natalia Thomas, a Researcher based at CfEL, talks about the different attitudes to entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial role models.
By guest blogger Jordan Milne (pictured left), co-author of book on work-life balance ‘Winning without Losing’ Last week I was on a call with a Director at a leading Global company. He had a big decision to make, and analyzing it was causing him stress. After speaking with him for some time it became clear [...]
In general, most of us focus our efforts on the strongest ties in our networks when looking for new opportunities. However, this may not be the best approach. Entrepreneur Carrie Bedingfield, founder of Onefish Twofish, counters that it’s more productive to look to our weaker ties if we really want to tap into the power of our network.
Global Entrepreneurship Congress 2013 in Rio will include a fringe event by the Cambridge Centre for Entrepreneurial Learning, Dr Joanna Mills is looking forward to it.
To be an entrepreneur requires a clever idea, a passion and a degree of personal risk – but how do you know when a risk is worth taking? Carrie Bedingfield (pictured), founder of OneFish TwoFish, says her personal philosophy is not to invest money in people or systems that she can’t afford to lose. Carrie will be one of the panellists in a virtual open day being held by the Centre for Entrepreneurial Learning at Cambridge Judge Business School, University of Cambridge to give a taster session for its Postgraduate Diploma in Entrepreneurship (PGDE) programme on 5th March 2013 11.00 – 14.00 (GMT).
Control is a recurring theme in business, especially amongst entrepreneurs. We are often quick to praise business leaders for taking control and attribute their ability to do so as a factor in their success. However, our guest contributor Jordan Milne explains why this is only part of the picture.
Tips for successful networking.
Entrepreneurs can benefit tremendously by learning from other people’s experience successes and failures. The education and sharing becomes very relevant when you are living the same experience, says Dr Dominic Chan a Hong Kong-based entrepreneur and speaker at a recent CfEL event.
Marketing for entrepreneurs: could an Advisory Board pave the way to opportunities and credibility for your business?
How to create an advisory board to strengthen your entrepreneurial venture.
The drive for success can often mean entrepreneurs increasing their workload, but this may actually be counter-productive. In this follow up to ‘Five tips to make this the best holiday season yet . . .’, Jordan Milne talks about making some behavioural changes as an entrepreneur which can actually make you stand out from the crowd and enable the development of skills which could be far more beneficial for business success.