As an entrepreneur launching a new business, you probably ask yourself: how can I be different from a business branding perspective? How can I make my business stick in the mind of potential customers so they continue to engage with me?
What is engagement in the context of entrepreneurship? As an entrepreneur how can you feel engaged with what you do, and more importantly, why is it important for your teams to be engaged? I am asking these questions, as here at the New Entrepreneurs Foundation, we have just taken on board a new cohort of […]
I used to hate the verb ‘to fail’. It always used to reincarnate memories that I’d hoped to cast aside. Memories such as failing to achieve the grades that I expected or memories of my failure with any person of the opposite sex through secondary school. One of the definitions of ‘to fail’ according to […]
What do you think motivates entrepreneurs? Many would probably suggest to live the life of luxury, to quote the much used phrase “to spend a few years working harder than anyone can imagine to have the life that most could only imagine”. Whilst there are entrepreneurs who are completely money orientated I think the reality […]
Get a load of this! Business views on motivation – stuffing more money in your pocket so that you’ll do a better job – in the most part, just doesn’t work . Dan Pink expertly presents a case for another way of thinking about motivation. Well worth a watch!
A view from Battersea: Random acts of kindness andrewnef: When a start-up becomes a bigger company, things change. The most apparent result of growth is an increase in people. The founders now have to manage their staff and also motivate them to row in the same direction. I spoke to one of the founders at […]