What happens when on day one of your first job you call bullshit on the industry? For Laurie Cruse you get fired up and try and change it. Read more about his unconventional entrepreneurial career story.
Jocks. Cheerleaders. Geeks. Thespians. Outsiders. Skaters. Hipsters. Emos. Every American high-school TV show and movie highlights the cliques that form in adolescence. The groups that seem to form naturally as we grow and get a sense of our identity and work out who we most […]
During Global Entrepreneurship Week in 2011, I teamed up with two other inspiring power-house kiwi women who were both based in London at the time – Kat Smith from Hair Organics Notting Hill (@hairorganics) and Rachel Petero of Genviva (@therealgenviva). We set up a Facebook group […]
As part of the Fresh Poppies webinars during Global Entrepreneurship Week, I spoke about what, in my opinion, the three key things that will help someone become an entrepreneur are. I thought I would share them with you as well. 1. Know yourself It is important to really […]
To close Global Entrepreneurship Week I thought it would be fitting to finish with some tips from one of the most famous entrepreneurs. When you ask someone to name an entrepreneur I think at least 90% of the time the name Richard Branson must come […]
As I have mentioned previously, I am proud to be involved in the Fresh Poppies initiative that is aiming to share experience and knowledge with young girls and women on all aspects of business, careers and opportunities in a simple and engaging way. Our first […]
To kick of Global Entrepreneurship Week I wanted to share some great advice from a successful New Zealander who has made it over here in London. Adam Wills was one of the founders of Gourmet Burger Kitchen, and I was fortunate enough to hear him […]
In preparation for next week, which is Global Entrepreneurship Week, I have been giving some thought to the word entrepreneur. It’s a word that is used so often these days and I wonder if its definition needs to change. So what is entrepreneurship? Wikipedia says […]