Flicking through the pages of Conde Naste Traveller Magazine, at the hairdressers the other day I came across a great article with the title ‘The Future is Female’ by Anna Hart about ‘gutsy, all girl gangs’ and how they are changing the way that we connect, work and travel.
As markets change and technologies continue to disrupt all we take for granted, what we see as breakthrough innovation today, will pale into insignificance tomorrow. The most important human survival skill will be our ability [...]
It has been said that we are entering the decade of the female entrepreneur with one in ten women now wanting to start their own business. Yet, we all know that having an idea is [...]
Rummaging around an old bookstore in London I came across a bright yellow-covered book, with one word on the front, ‘Curious’. The book, written by Dr Todd Kashdan, uses science, story and practical exercises to [...]
Natalie Turner shares her thoughts on organisational innovation with Alan Hosking. Why is innovation the #1 requirement for business success today? As markets change and technologies continue to disrupt all we take for granted, what [...]
Blockchain, augmented reality, artificial intelligence, the Internet of Everything, these and many more technological trends are currently sweeping the world, affecting how we work and how we build business. Amidst these changes, our technical know-how, [...]
1. Work out your purpose. It's one thing to have an idea and a vision, and another to make it happen. The skill of influencing is not just about persuading others to invest in an idea with cash or resources, it is required through the whole journey, from inception through to implementation and improvement.
The entrepreneurs recognised by this year's Maserati 100 in The Sunday Times are essentially innovators - from start ups and beginners to founders who have scaled heights of the FTSE 100 and 250. The list [...]
If you want to know why being an innovative entrepreneur requires more than having an imaginary light bulb come over your head, listen to this conversation.
Having just joined the 50s Club, I was excited to be asked to write an article for a site that focuses on being fabulous after 50! Particularly, when it was on my topic of expertise, [...]