How your Leadership style can have a HUGE effect on your company’s CULTURE

This is the second in a series of guest blogs by Dr John Marrin (Leadership Coach, Marwel & Co) about the topic he presented at our ‘Growing & Scaling’ day during Newcastle Startup Week 2017. In this blog, I look at how the type of conversations you have shape the ‘culture’ of your company. But before I get … More How your Leadership style can have a HUGE effect on your company’s CULTURE

‘People Stuff’ (psychology for scaling a startup business)

This is a guest blog by Skye Trubov (Consultant Business Psychologist, Speaker & Author) who did a Fireside Chat with Jim Beirne (CEO, Live Theatre) on our ‘Growing & Scaling Day’ during Newcastle Startup Week 2017. When an idea takes off and a team of 3 becomes a company of 30, the ‘People Stuff’ begins … More ‘People Stuff’ (psychology for scaling a startup business)

Have you got your ‘Newcastle Scaleup Summit’ ticket yet?

In case you hadn’t heard, we’re running a 1-day ‘Newcastle Scaleup Summit‘ at the Live Theatre on Thursday 23rd November and we’d love you to join us! Going deeper into the topics covered on our half-day ‘Growing & Scaling’ event during Newcastle Startup Week, you’ll learn how to take things to the next level by: Adopting … More Have you got your ‘Newcastle Scaleup Summit’ ticket yet?

How YOUR leadership stimulates or shackles the growth of your business!

This is the first in a series of guest blogs by Dr John Marrin (Leadership Coach, Marwel & Co) about the topic he presented on our ‘Growing & Scaling’ day at Newcastle Startup Week 2017. During the series he will address 4 topics: 1. How one emotion, FEAR, can limit growth and success 2. How you have … More How YOUR leadership stimulates or shackles the growth of your business!

Idea Butterflies

Ideas are like butterflies. Some will only live for a very short time whilst others will last for much longer depending on the species and the climate they are born into. But for a brief moment in time, those butterflies are full of magic and beauty and potential. Some of you will have ideas that … More Idea Butterflies

When to ‘Pivot’

This is a guest blog by Jon Leighton (MD, iResources & Neatly.io) who will be sharing his experience of building and pivoting his business at our ‘Keep Going or Pivot?‘ event on Friday 19th May 2017. Have you watched or heard of the HBO series Silicon Valley and the ‘Pied Piper‘ journey? While it is … More When to ‘Pivot’

Day 1: Monday 15th May (aka ‘Inspiration’ day)

Our 5-day Newcastle Startup Week festival will officially begin at 1pm on Monday 15th May 2017 with a celebration of local business success stories of the past, present and future at Robert Stephenson & Co’s recently refurbished BOILER SHOP venue, located behind Central Station. As the world’s first purpose-built locomotive factory, which powered the railway … More Day 1: Monday 15th May (aka ‘Inspiration’ day)