Monthly Archives for May 2011

It was a very good month. Dig in. Every entry is a classic.

Inspiration, Motivation, Communication…Growing success in your team

I’m looking back on an interesting and exciting week that started with a great evening of sharing, networking and much laughter (thanks to Tim Stimpson, former British Lions rugby player) at our inaugural ‘Growing Success’ event.

How effective are your leadership skills?

Can business strategy frameworks be useful for more than analyzing your business?…Rosemary Cooper-Clark works with organisations to develop their leadership performance in strategy, marketing and team development.

Crowd Funding

Is there a new way to raise money out there?
The answer is yes and no…..

Crowd Funding, what is it and what does it do? Put simply, it is a means for businesses of all sorts, including Social Enterprises, to raise the funding they need for what they want to do. Obviously it is not as simple as that or everyone would be doing it.

“A market is never saturated with a good product, but it is very quickly saturated with a bad one”

This quote from Henry Ford is a pearl of wisdom that’s well worth bearing in mind for anyone who has a bright idea that they want to commercialise. It’s also the basis for the very first question that you’re likely to be asked when you seek funding for your bright idea; “what’s the market for this?”.