Bedroom Business becomes Big Business

Steve Jobs launched Apple from a garage. Mark Zuckerberg’s entrepreneurial journey with Facebook began in a university dormitory. Over 500,000 new UK firms are created each year and many start life as a bedroom business. Given the financial pressures faced by young people, is it any… Read More

Teach & Defeat Deafening Silence

Adjusting to deafening silence is not easy Teaching budding entrepreneurs about finance, marketing and business plans etc. is commonplace. But how many courses allow their content to be infiltrated by a fundamental issue virtually all start-ups face? I'm talking about the shock of deafening silence... Read More

Flipping Classrooms with Romano Zavaroni

Following graduation in 1989 I rented a tiny, cell-like office in York for £17 a month. My entrepreneurial career had started. But getting to that point (and years later being able to create and grow a company on a global stage) was the result of one man's inspiration and devotion to flipping classrooms. Read More

Have You Been Mis-sold Christmas?

Calls you don't want Hold onto to your festive hats folks. It's emerging billions of people worldwide may have been mis-sold Christmas. Mis-sold Christmas - what, more porky pies? Stories about flying reindeer, sacks of presents disappearing down chimneys and a white-bearded jolly soul riding a sky-high sleigh, may, just may, contain a whiff of untruth... Read More

Detecting Meaningful Success

Image courtesy of ITV In fewer than 7 days I embark on another uncertain journey in search of meaningful success. But, unlike my current solo visit to Colombia, I am questioning my ability to complete the 'trip' and know 'pain' will be a regular companion... Read More