Turning education on its head

We are fast rushing towards that time of year when children will either return to education or start it for the first time. Which means that the long period of the summer holidays is coming to an end. Parents will be preparing their children for the new academic year with uniforms, ‘school shoes’, sports...

Let us herald the real heroes

In the last month we have been bombarded with the front cover of Vogue where fifteen supposed celebrity influencers are presented in the September issue. Not surprisingly, given that most of us don’t even know of most of them it is difficult to believe that they are true influencers. At the same time we...

How to kill entrepreneurship!

Recently the UK has been obsessed with the election of a new Prime Minister and much of the talk has been about how each of the two candidates will tackle Brexit. However, Jeremy Hunt has made much of the fact that he was an entrepreneur. Indeed he does have some cause for making that...

A holiday proves a point!

I have just returned from a holiday with our three-year-old granddaughter. As well as being a magical experience for me, it also reaffirmed all that I believe in when looking at how best to develop entrepreneurship and creativity for the 21stCentury. I have always said that children are born naturally creative and that it...

What makes women good entrepreneurs?

When I have been making presentations I have often espoused the idea that women have a number of skills that are valuable in running a business. I have praised their abilities in multitasking versus the single thread approach of men. One only has to watch a mother getting a child ready for school to...

Let’s ban boxes!

Much of what I do these days centres on celebrating the individuality of people and of assisting them to make the most of this uniqueness. Sometimes this seems to be a bit like King Canute trying to turn the tide as one sees a world where conformity seems to be heralded at every turn....

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