How can a business harness the opportunities of diversity in their workforce, and what benefits can embracing equalities and diversity bring to a business? Simply complying with equalities legislation brings no benefits; creating a strategy that embraces and harnesses diversity to create competitive advantage is the key to creating business opportunities and adding value
Experiences and processes of setting up my own business
The real benefits of equalities and diversity
What are the real benefits of equalities and diversity in the workplace beyond the sloppy, unsubstantiated generalised statements usually trotted out as 'benefits'? Is there evidence to support the idea effective E&D brings competitive advantage and benefits to businesses?
Why do we need Equalities and Diversity in the workplace?
What are the benefits of equalities and diversity in the workplace? Why do we need it? is there evidence of value to it?
Kanban in Practice: using Kanban to drive performance in the public sector
What is Kanban? How do you use Kanban as programme and project management tool? How can you use Kanban effectively in practice? Putting Kanban into practice as a project management tool in the public sector to drive service delivery
What is Kanban? Using Kanban to manage work in progress and project delivery
What is Kanban? How can I use Kanban Boards to monitor projects and product development and delivery? Kanban is a visual and flexible project and programme/program management tool that can be adapted to support any project and product development system.
Moving on; leaving the job
When is the right time to leave the job you know you're good at? Faking it - Saying yes and learning later.
Recruiting the wrong person & firing someone for the first time
Ever have to fire someone before? Wondering what is the best way to fire someone? My own experiences of hiring the wrong person for a job and having to fire them at short notice. Learn from my mistakes to do it better yourself.
Why learning is important to entrepreneurial success
How do we learn from our mistakes to come back stronger? This is especially important for the entrepreneur, who takes risks and faces setbacks. The ones who learn from their mistakes are the ones most likely to succeed.
Reflecting on past events is an essential link between past action and more effective future action. The harder the decisions we make, the more difficult the process of reflecting becomes. We've all encountered people who appear to stumble along, oblivious to the lessons of the past, continuously making the same mistakes, repeating them again and again. This is a good example of those who fail to learn.
Entrepreneurial Diary – Week 4 – Delivering the Elevator Pitch
We delivered our 'elevator pitch' of a single page PowerPoint poster and a 5 minute briefing to the course tutor and it all appears to be going according to plan. Reflection on the elevator pitch How did it go? We…
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Free Business Plan templates
Free business plan templates, reviewed and rated - free to download and use. Ever wondered what should go into a business plan? How a business plan should be structured? Using the Blundel and Lockett Opportunity Business Model #MBA