Look, not all of us have the luxury of a time-travelling Delorean, or indeed Christopher Lloyd’s hairdo. The future therefore remains uncharted territory. But as a wise man once said, “confidence is preparation, everything else is beyond your control” – so take a peek at the questions below to see whether you’re good and ready, and if you aren’t, what to do about it.
Founding one’s own business. That’s a totally insurmountable thing that most people talk about but never do – like climbing Kilimanjaro, learning how to crochet, or tidying the box room. Right?
The best thing – hands down – about working at Enternships is hearing inspiring tales from our candidates. It seems that so many students and graduates leave university unsure of what their next step should be, unaware of the IMMENSE possibilities ahead of them – and that’s where we come in. Elitsa was one such ambitious dreamer, lost until she stumbled across a certain website (too dramatic? Don’t blame us, we love us a good story)… Continue reading Enternships Changed My Life: a Tale of Victory
There’s only one headline in the UK this week, and it belongs to Maggie Thatcher. With both plaudits and vitriol being poured on the late Iron Lady, no matter what your political leaning it’s undeniably a great time to look back at her legacy, and see how entrepreneurs today felt about growing up under – arguably – the most impressive, not to mention infamous, go-getter the nation has ever seen. Continue reading Margaret Thatcher’s Death: The Entrepreneurs’ Reaction
So, by now we’re all aware that Marissa Mayer is sticking firm to the belief that working from home is “for layabouts and ovens” (not exact quote), and has banned it across the board at Yahoo. It’s a move that’s caused both frustration and anger from her staff, but has been lauded by some as exactly what the company needs to get ahead. So is Miss Mayer missing a trick, or simply doing what must be done? Continue reading Working from home – is Marissa Mayer right?
Day 4 – and I’m still alive. Last night was a great opportunity to catch up with Bill Reese: the CEO of International Youth Foundation. I first met Bill in 2008 when i was awarded the YouthActionNet Global Fellowship for establishing Student Voice, and it was wonderful to hear his plans to re-engage the YAN Fellows Alumni and the IYFs by developing mentoring opportunities between new Fellows and alumni. Continue reading Davos 2013: Diary of a Young Global Leader #Day 4
After a UK-wide search, it was Sam Zawadzki, founder of AdvancetoGO, who took home the prize as The Pitch’s most promising young entrepreneur. Congratulations to the AdvancetoGO team – want to know a bit more about them? Continue reading The Pitch 2012: Sam Zawadski crowned UK’s best entrepreneur
Our friends at the New Entrepreneurs Foundation (NEF) are on the hunt for Awesome. They’re looking for bright, entrepreneurial young people with the desire to play a key role in driving Britain’s future growth and prosperity. Continue reading Be Part Of The Next Generation Of Outstanding Entrepreneurs