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Academy for Chief Executives breeds Yorkshire Winners

The Academy for Chief Executives, the UK’s leading executive coaching and mentoring organisation, welcomes the news that two members of the Academy Group 45 for South and West Yorkshire have scooped a handful of coveted awards. Bonmarché CEO Beth Butterwick won Yorkshire Woman of the Year (Larger Business) at the inaugural Barclays Women in Business […]

Everline Future 50 list success for Academy member Red WigWam

The Academy for Chief Executives, the UK’s leading executive coaching and mentoring organisation, welcomes the news that Red WigWam features in the Everline Future 5O list for Disruptive Businesses in the UK. This top accolade was awarded on 4 March and Liverpool recruitment company Red Wigwam takes pride of place alongside  50 of the UK’s […]

Enterprise City High Growth Programme boosts local economy

The Enterprise City High Growth Programme is a business mentoring programme managed by Birmingham City Council and delivered by Deloitte with the Academy for Chief Executives. Local entrepreneur Mick Davies of MAD Computer Solutions has successfully used support from the programme to grow his business, creating local jobs and increasing turnover. Case Study Mick Davies […]

Secrets of Success – Richard Bandler interviews Academy CEO Andrew Morris

Part of the Secrets of Success series. NLP expert Richard Bandler finds out what Makes Andrew Morris so unique in business. “Creating and developing a successful business is the goal of every budding entrepreneur and for over 25 years Andrew B Morris has been doing just that; today he’s meeting Richard Bandler who will uncover […]

Entrepreneurs – encouraging the engine of development by Charles McLachlan

Although George Bush famously said that the French have no word for entrepreneur, the entrepreneurial spirit is represented in every nation and culture in the world. However, depending on the cultural context, the way it is applied can be an enormous power for good or continue to buttress the forces that hold back the development […]

Enterprise – ‘The Sturdy Horse pulling the Wagon’ by Jeremy Thorn

Winston Churchill once said: “Some see private enterprise as a predatory target to be shot at: others as a cow to be milked; but few are those who see it as a sturdy horse pulling the wagon” . Isn’t that a great quote? In some countries, striking out on your own in business is widely […]

Every business needs an entrepreneur by Jeremy Marchant

When George W Bush was reported to have said “the French don’t have a word for entrepreneur”, my how we laughed. Yet the common French usage of the word is far more bland than its common usage in the UK. According to Wikipedia, a French economist, Jean-Baptiste Say, is believed to have coined the word […]

The Importance of Being Entrepreneurial by Brian Chernett

This week, from 15th November until 21st November it is Global Entrepreneurship Week and we need entrepreneurs more than ever. Back in July, I wrote about the need, “we are in the process of emerging from a global recession that has seen high levels of public spending around the developed world. In the UK, and […]

What’s in a name? by Sue Knight

A thin strip of dusty road cuts its way through the coconut palms between the warm waters of the Arabian Sea and the magical Keralan backwaters. This road is busy with water trucks, fishermen, bike riding villagers shouting their wares, three wheeled yellow and black autos, farmers leading their tethered cows to fresher fields, taxi […]

The real wizards of the business world? … Entrepreneurs – by Paul Hunting

‘To receive you must be active. You will receive in direct proportion to your strength of purpose, clarity of vision, steadiness of faith and depth of gratitude.’ – John-Roger I’ve been hunting all my life. For thirty years I’ve been pursuing my dreams disguised as a business person – but secretly practising alchemy. My role […]