Spotlight On … Amarjeet Hans

The IOEE’s member base is incredibly diverse, with people from all walks of life signed-up to enjoy the privilege, services and benefits associated with it. To let you know just how broad a spectrum of people we work with and what membership represents to them as individuals, we’ve created Spotlight on… which, every month, introduces […]

Fitness specialist gets new businesses in shape

Fiona Brown is an entrepreneur, a fitness education specialist, a Pilates instructor, a personal trainer and now an enterprise mentor too. We caught up with the dynamic 58-year-old, to talk about The EnergyWise Academy she runs in Edinburgh, and her latest venture, mentoredbyfiona.com. Some people can’t stop moving; they’re always eager to give life a […]

Enterprise mentor helps mentee Join the Dots

Join the Dots is a consumer insights and market research agency, which helps clients operating across all sorts of industries to better reach consumers. The agency’s chair is Trish Comley, who, along with her husband, set up the business in 1998. In addition to playing a strategic role in growing her own company, Trish now […]

Group mentoring sees female-led businesses thrive

Two years ago, a diverse set of business women were united by Chris Leighton, a Southampton-based Get Mentoring mentor and coach who runs Zeal for Business. Together, they’ve turned enterprise mentoring into a group activity, with exceptionally successful results. One of the mentoring group, Sally Brown of The Happy Bee Company took time out from […]

An enterprise mentor with a global outlook

Educated at Copenhagen Business School, Denmark born Taus Nöhrlind has a working life with enterprise mentoring at its core. As well as running his own enterprise, Nöhrlind Ltd., which is dedicated to helping small and medium sized businesses enter international markets, he is a visiting fellow at Anglia Ruskin University (IOEE Centre of Excellence) where […]

“Being a mentee isn’t just about thinking ‘right, what can they do for me?’ It’s also about recognising ways you can be mutually beneficial to one another.”

Jennifer Williams-Baffoe, as well as having attended two Meet a Mentor events, also has two businesses, which are connected to one another. The first is Willbaforce, a business development consultancy for the creative industries, which the entrepreneur set up in 2005. She explains her business’s remit: “At Willbaforce, we work with small and micro businesses […]

“I love mentoring. I find it hugely rewarding and will continue to do it for as long as I can.”

Pam Calvert established Communications Management, a reputation and communications strategy company serving the education and skills sector, in 1987. However, in recent years she’s begun to mentor small business owners. We caught up with both Pam and Joe Cripps, one of the people who has benefited from her mentoring. Pam Calvert originally trained to be […]