I was recently invited to deliver a seminar to a group of business entrepreneurs at a business show in Leamington Spa. The subject of the seminar was ‘The Power of Creative Thinking for SME Businesses’. As a passionate advocate (evangelical even), of both creativity and the business entrepreneur, this was a subject very close to my heart.
Now, I’ve spent the best part of 30 years in pursuit of creativity and in my experience, very few organisations have a clear idea of what creativity is and how...
Mindfulness has become a top selling brand. Books and apps on the concept of being ‘in the present’ instead of ‘in doing’ mode are everywhere. Now we can even buy ‘Mindful Colouring In’ books for adults ‘that lead busy lives’.
My article ‘SME and proud’ illustrates, in facts, the importance of the SME to the UK Economy, with SMEs contributing a combined turnover of £ 3.3b and being responsible for providing over 80% of employment in the UK economy. So why is there a reluctance to fund SME businesses?