Archive for the ‘Opportunities’ Category

Not everything goes to plan.

Vegas

There are going to be moments where things just don’t go to plan, but it’s just a part of life. We need to adapt to unexpected situations and use them to anticipate future events.  I am sitting writing today’s blog post in a workman’s cafe in Tolesbury soaking wet, enjoying a toastie made with packet…

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Optimistic visions of the future of the enterprising landscape in Iceland

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There was something special about my recent trip to Reykjavik, Iceland that I can’t say I have ever experienced before. Not just the bewitching mountains and the dramatic volcanic landscape, nor this being my first trip abroad with my beautiful girlfriend; it was because this was my first research trip. Rarely have I had the…

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Dear Future Students… Be more than a piece of paper

Lego Graduate

Dear Future students, please don’t fall for the illusion that the reason we go to university is to be graded; the pretty piece of paper that gives us gratification that we can finally get the job that we want. I am in my final year at university studying Enterprise and Entrepreneurial Management, so admittedly my…

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Do we still need business cards?

Business Cards

Two weeks ago I met a gentleman on the train who after our conversation left me his business card; at the time I thought of this as a kind gesture, but as I continued my journey staring out of the train window, it got me questioning; do we still need need business cards in today’s…

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The End Of Print Magazine Publishing?

Magazines going digital

The Magazine publishing industry is increasingly being digitised; In this post I discuss the implications of the ‘digital age’ for print media publications along with new trends and opportunities within the publication industry. As a marketeer, I have had a vast amount of experience from  communicating with editorial journalists on luxury design magazines. I have…

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The benefits and challenges of Youth Enterprise

Youth Enterprise

One of my favourite things to talk about is youth enterprise; being a young age of 20 I have noticed that there are certain skills and abilities the youth hold that go hand in hand in hand with starting a business. From my personal experience I have been involved with many enterprising projects, including setting…

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Setting yourself up for a better future after university

Medical University graduates throw up mortarboards during the ce

As a student going into my third year of University, I know all about the pressure to think about your future and what happens next, It is unimaginable to think that in the early years of primary school we are asked, what do you want to be when you’re older? I wanted to be an…

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Ice Cream Business, Traditional Bikes Brought back?

My ride for the summer

  As summer is on the horizon, today I want to talk about a Business trend that not only have I recognized but also experienced as a summer project. Last summer I decided to run my own business close to my heart, or should I say stomach… I set up an Ice Cream Business trading…

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