Waste: a subject loved by lateral-minded, innovative entrepreneurs THERE is nothing I want more than for good minds to go to waste. I joke not. Brilliant young brains in all aspects of education – especially budding entrepreneurs who could and should be applying themselves to turning brainpower waste into lolly... Read More
How to Make a Fast Entrepreneurial Fortune
To make a fast entrepreneurial fortune in business requires the right mindset If you want to make a fast entrepreneurial fortune today, buy a lottery ticket. But if you possess some skills, resilience, patience and a preparedness to read the rest of this post, there is an alternative... Read More
Entrepreneurship Awards for You to Win
What entrepreneurship awards are up for grabs? Remember how a Compendium of Games was always a standard, delightful gift under your Christmas tree? Well, ho, ho, ho, I have a similar offering for you, which should bring fascination throughout 2016 – and perhaps for years to come... Read More
Business advisers must nurture people
Whilst my work involves frequent presentations to people within education, it's rare for me to be in a primary school. But this last week, one audience was a class of enthusiastic Year 6 pupils from the Yorkshire town of Selby... Read More
Game-changing Business Simulation
SimVenture Evolution. Latest on-line Business Simulation Whilst the team is yet to see the blood, much sweat and the occasional tear has been shed whilst building what we believe is a game-changing business simulation... Read More
Can you Teach Entrepreneurship?
Can you teach entrepreneurship? The question "Can you teach entrepreneurship?" has received much attention over the last decade. People who teach entrepreneurship have an important job to do. However, much like the relationship between a 'product' and its life sustaining 'market', more consideration needs to be given to how people learn/engage with this subject. For me, academia stills over-emphases traditional didactic pedagogy. Insufficient thought is being applied to how learners learn and how entrepreneurial minds think. Read More
The listening skill pill win £500! (competition now closed)
Who needs the listening skill pill? It intrigues me that I've never found a course focusing on effective listening. Whilst we know listening is one of the most important skills to acquire, many of us also recognise our inability to listen well... Read More
Why use Business Simulations?
Why use business simulations? Countless reports have been published (including this by Lord Young) stating good entrepreneurship education requires experiential, hands-on learning. So you might think it would be easy to answer the question: Why use business simulations? Engaging learners so they make decisions, deal with risk and consequences as well as solve problems creates a rich and dynamic environment. It certainly improves on the 'expert' providing a passive audience with a sleeping pill of a lecture... Read More