Profits and Problems

I attended a College networking event last week, not a business to business event, but a business to student one. I do this regularly, not just because I enjoy it (which I do) and not just because I want to help the students (which I like to do), but also for some selfish reasons, it gives me a great insight into the contextual view of business from younger people.

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Harry Harris
Company culture can be shocking!

Weak culture allows creativity to be stifled, departments to become siloed, blame to become more important than solutions, and ultimately decisions made blamed on those above them to protect themselves, sound familiar?

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Chris Perry
Your mind is the difference, feed it!

I have long been fascinated with mindset, especially regarding entrepreneurialism, and therefore, perhaps take an entrepreneurial mindset for granted. We still live in a society which has, in most, a linear approach to education, the teachers on that TEDx stage were almost begging for change, which perhaps underlined for me that those at the coal face at least recognise it.

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Once in a blue moon...

So I took little persuading to visit Hull at the weekend to experience being one of 3,200 naked blue people taking part in Spencer Tunick's 'Sea of Hull' installation.

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Chris Perry
Let’s talk about enterprise

Too often people carelessly assume that enterprise is a synonym of business. If not ‘running a business’, they don’t see the need to be enterprising. Too often they come to feel they’re victims of circumstance, overlooked, ignored and perhaps even wrongly blamed for what’s going wrong around you.

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Chris Perry