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.Read More
While never partaking myself in the art of boxing, I do know somebody who did. He trained hard every day, he crafted his skill and practiced until he had the knowledge and skills to be able to box. Yet he was still not ready to face a hardened opponent Why?Read More
Here it is, the launch of the Norwich Hive.
Join us on the 20th November in Norwich as we launch our very different and innovative Network in Norwich and help us create a collaborative network that is truly shaped by its members.
When: 20th November - 18:00 - 20:00
Where: Old Meeting House Congregational Church, Colegate, Norwich, NR3 1BWRead More
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?Read More
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.Read More
Swarm Founder Robert Ashton has become an Ambassador Potential Plus UK to support and promote their principles and practices of 'High Learning Potential'. Potential Plus UK are an independent charity supporting children with high learning potential (gifted and talented) by working with families, schools and professionals.Read More
AMAZING INCENTIVE: Get 40% cashback from ETIP on Swarms Innovative Training and develop the business skills and enterprising mindset of your employees.Read More
Nearly two years ago Alice Henderson and Roxanne Cross started as Swarm Enterprise apprentices at Freebridge Community Housing in Kings Lynn to support the housing and property directors. Since then they have both gone on to acheive fantastic results and have directly helped influence the business.Read More
We did it, we are in...Swarm is so proud to announce that we have been selected to be part of the Future50 and joins the class of 2016.Read More
We get asked a lot about what you should do to plan for taking on a Swarm Enterprise apprentice as it’s no ordinary apprenticeship.
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.Read More
Mindfulness is a way of fully paying attention without judgement and focused on the present moment.
By Sue Wright, First In The Q
Those were the words of a homeless ex prisoner Kris, who I met whilst running an accommodation project called Out 4 Good, with several jail terms behind him at the age of 24.
By Pete Hope Co-Founder,Go4 EnterprisesRead More
FEATURED EMPLOYER: GML Consulting by Nikki Long,General managerRead More
Helping people manage conflict positively using coaching is one of the most requested services from ConsultEast. When you are in conflict with someone else there is a potential for an adrenaline fueled flight or fight response, which rarely leads to a positive outcome.Read More
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.Read More
When I talk to my clients about leadership, I usually refer to teams as tribes. I talk to them about making sure they have Mojo in that tribe to keep the tribe thriving.
By Ian Hacon: Founder Yellow Brick RoadRead More
I had the good fortune to be invited to speak at a TedX event recently. It gave me a platform from which to challenge the education system to think a little harder about the kids they too often reject.
By Robert Ashton: The Barefoot EntrepreneurRead More
Hugh J Boswell were proud to be one of the first employers in Norfolk to recruit Apprentices in Retail Financial Services with Enterprise Training.