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  • Corporate enterprise

    Corporate Enterprise: Just the latest buzz or a real solution for your organisation?

    Have you spent time trying the latest courses, conferences and leadership tools but found yourself wondering if they had any real impact? You may be wondering if corporate enterprise is just the same. For those who have made use of corporate enterprise they have found it to be anything but just another fad. Corporate enterprise…

  • Why “Stretchy Thinking” is the stuff of high achievers

    As adults we are held back by our own fears, some of these are real but many are learned and some are labels placed upon us by others which we may not even deserve. These fears affect the way we behave and think. They curtail our decisions and even block us from achieving. So what’s…

  • Enterprise agility can be developed through organisational learning

    Do you feel like you and your teams are on a never-ending treadmill to improve customer service, increase sales and keep up with the latest trends and whilst staying one step ahead of your competitors? You are not alone. The answer to your problems could be developing more enterprise agility in your organisation. What is…

  • How to develop an enterprising mind-set

    Successful organisations need people with an enterprising mind-set. Building a successful business needs the right focus from you, the leader of the business, and the staff you employ. Encouraging and enabling your staff to have an enterprising mind-set can help unlock solutions, give staff more resilience to cope in difficult situations, provide them with a…

  • Five great reasons to start a business as a woman

    Starting a business for anyone is a major commitment and more than likely a shot in the dark. Thoughts around failure and uncertainty are not uncommon in anyone so why do it? Why go it alone? I have asked many women why they started or choose to continue to run their own business and these…

  • Encouraging Employee Enterprise

    More and more staff within organisations are being asked to find income streams, and expected to be more enterprising and customer-focused. It is my belief that organisations need to enable a more enterprising mind-set within their employees in order for this to be achieved. This means empowering employees to make decisions for themselves – decisions…

  • Enterprise is essential for sustainable charities

    I have long since believed that charities are not sustainable unless they find their own way of bringing in the income they need to provide their services. Whilst many continue to receive gifts, donations and funding they are becoming increasingly difficult to rely on for the long term running costs of many charities. Enterprise could…

  • Graduates with enterprise skills are more successful in getting their first job

    We often associate enterprise with being self-employed, your own boss, but more and more employers are looking for people with enterprise skills. As a graduate you will not yet become engrained in the employee mind-set and so you are perfect to offer not only the skills you have from your degree course but also a…

  • Can I be an entrepreneur this Global Enterprise Week?

    Are you longing to be an entrepreneur but worry you don’t have the skills, traits or ideas to make it in the world of business? Neither did I when I started my first business. Now I help others develop enterprise skills because I discovered that enterprise is a set of skills and abilities which if…

  • What will you be doing this Global Enterprise Week 2016?

    This coming week is Global Enterprise Week.  From 14 – 20 November there will be a huge number of events being hosted up and down the country to encourage and inspire enterprise.  For me enterprise is not only about running your own business but also considering ways in which volunteers and staff members can apply a…