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007 asking the question: Are we equals?

A poignant reminder that even today, we have a long way to go to be equal on International Women’s Day 2011. It’s easy to forget that we live in a privileged position here in the UK, but even here, the truth is that we are not equal with our male counterparts. This video is a new short film by the artist and director Sam Taylor-Wood, and was released today to coincide with International Women’s Day and stars James Bond actors Daniel Craig and Judi Dench, shares some of the startling facts about ... Read More »

Simon Sinek: How great leaders inspire action

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Watch this video to discover the secret that will transform your business.  Don’t worry if you don’t think you’re a great leader – the core message of this video applies to EVERY small business owner and if you do this one thing you could transform your business. Truly.  Watch . This . Video . I promise you won’t regret it. If you like this inspirational video, please don’t be shy… Share it with your friends on facebook or twitter – just click one of the buttons below Read More »

Video: Inspiring entrepreneur Sara Blakely inventor of Spanx

I came across this video on You Tube featuring Sara Blakely.  Her story is an amazing one, where she spotted a need (let’s get rid of those panty lines!) and created a product, Spanx, that would do it for her. Her story is very inspiring and she has created enormous success in the US …. helped along the way by an early endorsement from Oprah Winfrey.  Watch the video and learn a bit of what it took for Sara to achieve such enormous success. Read More »

Laura Tenison – Becoming an entrepreneur against the odds

No experience, no capital and no bank backing! Laura Tenison, founder of JoJo Maman Bebe, shares how despite her unlikely beginnings, she went on to pioneer a company with a £19m turnover. “Courage is what you need more than anything”, Laura tells her audience. Click on the link to follow her story! Read More »

Imtaz Khaliq: From basic beginnings to success.

Successful tailor and designer Imtaz Khaliq began business by going door to door to London boutiques with her garments. Imtaz took the advise of one of the shop owners and returned with fresh garments, one of which was later sold to Michelle Pfeiffer. From there her business grew in leaps and bounds with the wedding dress she designed for Sian Lloyd featuring on the cover of Hello magazine. Listen to her story. Read More »

Emily Cummins, Young innovator

Age is not a precursor for success.  This an incredibly story from Emily Cummins, she came up with the idea for a solar powered fridge while working on a school project in her grandfather’s potting shed. The fridge is now improving the lives of thousands of poverty-stricken Africans. Emily clearly shows that invention is not only the domain of men.  I’m amazed by the innovation and confidence of this young woman.  She has won You can read this article about Emily here to find out how she has gone from strength to ... Read More »

Liz Jackson… Inspiring entrepreneur

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I had the pleasure of seeing Liz speak live at the Inspiring Entrepreneurs event in March at the British Library. She was absolutely amazing and the highlight of the evening.  Here is her preesentation for you to enjoy. Liz Jackson MBE started her telemarketing business Great Guns at the age of 25, with few educational qualifications and a £4,000 loan from The Princes Trust. In the first year of her business, she lost her eyesight, yet has gone on to build a £3m-turnover business with eight offices across the UK. Read More »

Dan Gilbert: Why are we happy? Why aren’t we happy?

Dan Gilbert, author of Stumbling on Happiness , challenges the idea that we’ll be miserable if we don’t get what we want. Our “psychological immune system” lets us feel truly happy even when things don’t go as planned. He believes that, in our ardent, lifelong pursuit of happiness, most of us have the wrong map. In the same way that optical illusions fool our eyes — and fool everyone’s eyes in the same way — Gilbert argues that our brains systematically misjudge what will make us happy. And these quirks in our ... Read More »

Looking for VC funding? Find some dogs to eat your food…

Guy Kawasaki has a LOT of experience in funding businesses. This video series is some of the most invaluable wisdom that you can get in regards to looking for VC funding from a venture capital.  This is Guy’s top 5 points on raising venture capital. Read More »

Free 1 hour teleseminar: Twitter for Business

This is a great seminar that explains all about how Twitter can be used for business.  It was recorded on November 13 by O’Reilly publishing and goes through how to set up a Twitter account. Sarah Milstein runs through how Twitter works, how to create an account and explains all the ins and outs. Read More »

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