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 [...]
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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.
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.
Gregg Fraley, author, speaker, innovation consultant and contributor to the Postgraduate Diploma in Entrepreneurship talks about why Creativity is essential to entrepreneurial development and success. He asserts that creative thinking is needed for innovation and without it there would be no successful new ventures. In addition to offering advice, tools and tips, he encourages entrepreneurs to allow time for exploring and ideating in an imaginative way – turning on the faucet of imagination – to solve problems and create successful businesses.
Our guest blogger, Carrie Bedingfield, the founder of OneFish TwoFish, talks about the need for entrepreneurs and startups to develop ‘super content’ to position the business with the right markets, raise awareness and grow the business.
The main topic on the economic agenda these days is ‘growth’ or how to attain growth’. Growth is held as the measure of success for both enterprise and the nation as a whole. However, there is much less talk of the impact and implications of a growth agenda. Dr Shima Barakat discusses how the drive for enterprise growth is impacting the sustainability agenda.
The BBC’s Apprentice show has more of a focus on Entrepreneurship with participants competing for investment in their business venture but is it really reflective of the entrepreneurial journey and does this result in meaningful entrepreneurship with benefits for society as a whole?
EnterpriseWISE is no ordinary course. It is a course designed specifically to meet the needs of women in science, engineering and technology – the most underserved entrepreneurial community in the world.
As he embarks on a Visiting Professorship at the Indian Institute of Science in Bangalore, Shai Vyakarnam considers the practical support, structures and ecosystem needed in India for accelerating the commercialisation of technology and transferring knowledge to the wider community.