What is Black Lives Matter? What is All Lives Matter? and why does it create harm to equality? Why is BLM as a movement so important and relevant to our society? Black Lives Matter goes beyond murder of innocent black people from the community, but to the social injustice created by the systemic racism and social discrimination faced by black communities throughout the western world. This isn’t a matter of opinion, it exists and it’s everyone’s responsibility to reject racism in all it’s forms and do something about it. A story that illustrates the the importance of Black Lives Matter and the society that people of colour are subjected to. #BLM #BlackLivesMatter #AllLivesMatter
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a 4-day working week? Does it really help reduce stress while maintaining productivity? Experience on adopting a 4-day working week, reviewing and exploring the arguments for and against the 4-day working week, the opportunities and challenges of the concept.
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.
Using Kotter’s Culture vs Performance assessment theory in practice to assess the quality and alignment of culture to strategy in a large organisation. Pugh, Lawrence and Lorsch, and Kotter
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.
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.
After 6 weeks of hard work, we’re now at the final stage: The Pitch. The aim is to provide a presentation, supported by a well evidenced business proposal to convince two ‘dragons’ (lecturers with vast business experience) that they should ‘invest’ in the proposal. Developing the proposal and presentation The team developed a rough idea…
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 delivered our pitch one late Wednesday evening. Everything went well and nearly the whole team…
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
Applying Blundel and Lockett’s Opportunity Business Model in practice in entrepreneurial theory. Exploring how Dimensions and Drivers influence entrepreneurial opportunities in practice. What is Blundel’s opportunity business model abd how do you apply it in practice?