Finding people with the right skills and experience is essential if you want to grow your business and take it to the next level. This is why we asked talent expert Michaela Reaney (Founder & MD, Gradvert) to take part in a panel discussion on this subject at our 1-day Newcastle Scaleup Summit on 23rd … More Q&A with Michaela Reaney (Founder & MD, Gradvert)
Often, the people who helped you start a business are not the same as the people who will help you scale a business. But how do you find people with the right skills and experience to take your business to the next level and what role can non-executive directors play in this? We asked Peter … More Q&A with Peter Neal (Head of Strategic Talent, UNW LLP)
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
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)
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?
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!
In the build up to Newcastle Startup Week we had some ‘Special Offers’ which have unfortunately now ended but the ‘Free Uber ride up to £15’ offer is still available. If you’ve not used Uber before, simply enter NSWEEK into the ‘Promotion Code’ box during sign up at Uber.com/app and your first ride up to … More Special Offers for June 2017
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
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’
Once you’ve been inspired to start your own business (or project), or just given a massive dose of inspiration on Day 1, our second day is full of practical tips and advice that will help you get that idea out of your head and into the real world. Whether you’re still at the ideas stage, … More Day 2 (aka ‘Getting Started’ day)