For those starting out in business today, social media might seem invaluable to success. Around two billion people are active on Facebook at least once a month. That’s almost a … Continue reading The socials!
In my last blog I wrote about the importance of having the right culture in business, be this an early stage or FTSE 100/ Fortune 500 company. In this post … Continue reading Finding your team
Before setting up a business, many entrepreneurs start off with a vision of some sort. There is an idea of what to sell, how to sell it and to whom. … Continue reading Culture club!
Sports and Leadership – different, yet the same. This weeks blog I have taken a look at the connection between sport and leadership. Whether you’re a professional athlete or not, … Continue reading Sports & Leadership
Developing a strong brand is an important factor for any start-ups or small businesses. It acts as your identity; the image you portray to the world and it is an … Continue reading Your brand – the reflection of you
I got some great feedback from my last blog post, so I thought I would kick 2019 off in the say way i finished 2018… Here are some more tips … Continue reading More tips for the entrepreneur newbie
The idea of staying positive when starting a new business is tough, especially with the long hours and a fair number of setbacks! Although the statistic that 9 out of … Continue reading A few tips for entrepreneur newbies
The last blog post in this series on the reports presented at the G20 YEA 2018 Summit, talks about skill acquisition in the age of intelligent technologies. The report was … Continue reading Accelerating Skills Acquisition
2018 G20 YEA summit produced five reports on how to promote young entrepreneurship. One of them was produced with EY and talks about smart taxation for young entrepreneurs as a … Continue reading Can taxation be smart?!
Continuing my series on the reports from the 2018 G20 YEA Summit, the turn has come to the importance of quality education in order to promote and sustain entrepreneurial ventures. … Continue reading QUALITY EDUCATION: FINDING PHRONESIS
Today’s blog post talks about entrepreneur mobility across the G20 countries and is the next in the series of posts focusing on the reports presented at the 2018 G20 YEA … Continue reading Young Entrepreneur Mobility Across G20 Countries
Last week I gave a short presentation of the organisation G20 YEA – G20 Young Entrepreneurs Alliance. The 2018 G20 YEA summit was held in September in Buenos Aires, Argentina. … Continue reading Get Ready for the Skills Economy
Working with entrepreneurs and entrepreneurship issues is an exciting thing. Every culture, region and country has its own history and practices in regards to entrepreneurship, but quite often there are … Continue reading Entrepreneurship Across Borders
“When the winds of change blow, some people build walls and others build windmills.” – Chinese proverb What is “entrepreneurship”? Wikipedia says, among other things: “Entrepreneurship is the process of … Continue reading Royal Support
One of my commitments is my position as vice president in the organisation YES for Europe – European Confederation of Young Entrepreneurs. YES for Europe was launched 30 years ago … Continue reading Happy 30th
There is a huge amount of pressure in todays world, on the weekend I drove past a sign talking about how important a child’s 11+ exams are, when I was … Continue reading World Mental Health Day
This year I was hugely lucky to lead an amazing group of Founders who were all IoD 99 members to Buenos Aries, Argentina for the G20 Entrepreneurs Summit 2018. From … Continue reading UK delegation to the 2018 G20 Entrepreneurs Summit
The joy of meetings, we all have them, we have some where we come out thinking ‘what the heck was that about’, we have some where come out thinking ‘well … Continue reading Counting ceiling titles
NB: This piece Alex wrote for Progress and appeared in April 2018 Digital innovation is now spreading across the globe, and is levelling the playing field. There can be no … Continue reading Innovation where it is most needed
NB: This piece first appeared in Progress in November 2017. Britain should look to Macron, not Merkel, for the entrepreneurial future Europe needs, with or without Brexit, argues Alex Mitchell … Continue reading Start-up new relations
The excitement. The energy. The opportunity. The chance to be your own boss: the knowledge that you are in control of your own destiny, and the chance to follow your … Continue reading Finding the right community for your startup