Feminomics provides a new perspective on gender and leadership challenges and opportunities for both women and men. It looks at the unbalanced leadership behind the economic crisis and how we need to re-balance our leadership at every level for future prosperity and well-being. The presentation forms a powerful centrepiece for leadership events, stimulating high levels […]
About Erika WatsonErika delivers digital communications and entrepreneurship training and consultancy. Specialist in women in business, creative industries and social enterprise - and editor of Prowess the leading online centre for women in business. Drop me an email: erika [at] greenwellconsulting.co.uk
Author Archive | Erika Watson
Our economic future depends on small business. But increasingly only those with personal wealth or assets are in a position to make a real go of ‘going it alone’.
Managing or avoiding crises is one of the primary tasks for senior managers at all organizations, yet the academic literature on decision-making in times of crisis is not yet well developed. “Business schools tend to teach about growth periods, but management responses to moments of extreme crisis should be important for business managers and business […]
Summarised version of keynote presentation to the ACBBA/ SFEDI European Community Based Business Adviser Conference, London 13 Sept 2010. Nobel peace prize winner, Muhammad Yunus says: “All human beings are born entrepreneurs. Some get a chance to unleash that capacity. Some never get the chance, never know that he or she has that capacity.” I […]
Everyone has a business in them, according to the enterprise campaign recently launched by David Cameron. The self-employment rate is already at its highest level since the 1930s. But as a new report from the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), based on official figures, suggests that these new entrepreneurs are in fact a growing class of vulnerable workers. […]
Greenwellfuture provides inclusive entrepreneurship CPD to business support providers and policy makers, who want to ensure that business support services attract a broader range of participants. The presentation below gives a snap-shot of a small part of our training programme. For more information please see our Inclusive Enterprepreneurship section or get in touch for an informal discussion. How to […]
Optimism and chance are key factors in business success according to new research. But optimism about your own abilities can be built with good training and support.
Recently I’ve been involved in setting up and managing the Enterprise for All Network (EfAN), an online forum of ‘enterprise’ professionals who are concerned about the place of enterprise promotion and business support within the Coalition Government’s proposed new Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs). Over the past few weeks forum members have shared views and experience, while […]
This article was first published as ‘Balance is Best’ in the Guardian Newspaper’s Women in Business supplement, May 2009. As the UK faces the toughest economic climate in over 50 years, it is time for the business world to review, learn and get smarter. Women in business are a critical part of the solution. The evidence […]
Greenwell delivers consultancy, research and training about entrepreneurship, equality and self-employment..
- Trade Unions for the Self-Employed? March 29, 2012
- Small is Beautiful: the Environmental Benefits of Home Working March 29, 2010
- Jobs for the Girls: Time for a Progressive Women’s Enterprise Strategy June 29, 2012
- Good Designers Understand Business Management Constraints September 29, 2012
- CEOs pay lip-service to Teamwork November 29, 2012
- Blogging for Researchers December 10, 2013
- Community Wind Power on the retreat in Denmark November 10, 2013
- Lost Power Could Fund Electricity Expansion in Africa October 10, 2013
- Feminomics – A New Perspective on Gender and Leadership March 29, 2013
- Flexicurity for the Self-employed December 29, 2012