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Monthly Archives for August 2011

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

Meerkats and Avatars 2010 – Preparing for a changing world

As an investor, I go along to many pitch events and technology demonstrations, and I assure you they are not all as entertaining as Dragon’s Den. “Thank goodness” I hear you say – and quite right too. Raising finance for a business and building your brand is a serious matter, with jobs, families and mortgages all depending on success.

Foundation East loans take you to the next level

As a business loans manager for the community finance company Foundation East, I constantly see how our small business loans benefit companies and help them to progress to the next level.

A Good Leader – A Great Team

At the weekend I was lucky enough to watch Real Madrid “Los Galacticos”, managed by Jose Mourinho, play in a pre-season friendly match against Leicester City, managed by Sven Goran Erikson . It set me thinking about the synergies in business and the importance of the whole team including their leader…..