Distance learning, Skype challenges and five-day sea voyages: We talk the ups and downs of blended learning with ALM’s Director, John Parker.

John Parker is the CEO of The Academy of Leadership and Management based in Ayrshire in Scotland. Working alongside his wife, Janet, this husband and wife team are at the heart of the Academy, which gained its IOEE accreditation last year. We interviewed John for the very first issue of Think Enterprise, and this month we caught […]

Can Design Thinking change the future of your business?

Q&A with GConsultancy Innovation’s CEO, Dr.Julia Goga-Cooke. Julia Goga-Cooke is the powerhouse behind GConsultancy Innovation; an Academy of Design Thinking and Entrepreneurship, based in the heart of London. GConsultancy Innovation believes that ‘innovators are not born – they are made’, and describes itself as ‘an ecosystem of design thinkers who can give you the mindset, […]

Enterprisingly Me

Things are hotting up in my journey towards becoming my own boss. I’ve been to view the office space that is part of an incubation centre near to where we live. It’s ‘cosy’ but I don’t really need that much space as I’ll only be using it to prepare my training packs and make my […]

Spotlight on… Giuditta Meneghetti

Giuditta Meneghetti is an academic who has recently secured a prestigious post as Curriculum Leader for Business and Public Services at Barking & Dagenham College (BDC), which will begin in August of this year. Giuditta will be influential in rebranding and reshaping the structure and delivery of the college’s Entrepreneur and Enterprise courses, and in […]

The Woo ‘B’ Woo Fairy’s mentoring journey, from a passion for fashion to sprinkling her magic in the vintage wedding world…

Jane Baines is the Woo ‘B’ Woo Fairy; sprinkling her own unique brand of fairy dust through her self-starting company and bespoke service of vintage-style wedding décor and fresh floral arrangements. Jane worked in the fashion industry for almost three decades before she decided to follow her passion and ‘go it alone’. Through the IOEE, […]

A ‘locally enterprising railway’?

WRITTEN BY RICHARD GIBSON HEAD OF COMMUNICATION, CROSSCOUNTRY Love them or hate them, either for speed, comfort or just not being stuck in a traffic jam, we have probably all used the railways at some point. And with more people using them every year, the level of investment being made in Britain’s railways is staggering […]