December 14, 2018

Archives for August 2013

Young people show entrepreneurial spirit

While viruses seem to strike humans in winter months, I’ve come to notice that computers seem most at risk during summertime. This is just speculation of course, but a computer technician friend of mine, who pointed out this apparent trend, blames it on bored teenagers. This got me thinking: surely if you have the skills […]

Top female talent: use it or lose it?

The number of female entrepreneurs in the UK is steadily rising despite the difficult economic conditions of the past five years. In July 2013 the Office for National Statistics reported that there were 1.35 million women in self- employment a figure which was 19% higher than in 2008. However an interesting report from the Chartered […]

What inspires you?

LinkedIn asked some of the world’s top leaders this question, and the responses were food for thought. Three particular motivators emerged: learning from inspiring people; tackling a challenge; and maintaining perspective. There didn’t seem to be much mention of ‘boring’ things like money or job security. Is this because world leaders’ lower-order needs are satisfied? […]