Moving Forward, Together!
We are living in unprecedented times and it needs people, like you to step to the fore. It will l be the entrepreneurs, innovators, changemakers - people like you - who will shape our future, moving forward.
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Session 7: Virtual Session - SOLD OUT
Push. Prepare. Pivot - How To Create A 90 Day Strategy Plan
Date: Wednesday 15th April
Time: 10.30 am - 11.45 am
Audience: ES Members | eVolve Participants
Speakers: Joe Trodden, Mindset Experts
Given the increased levels of uncertainty at the moment, many businesses are reviewing their strategic approach and shortening their planning horizons. Whether you are rethinking your business model, your operational methods or entirely new markets, the team are going to need a coherent plan that they can get behind. This can be an unusual adjustment to make, and requires a different mindset in planning, reporting and working together.
In the session we will cover:
This will be an interactive session where you will develop your plan as we work through it, meaning you leave with an actionable framework that you can take forward and implement in your organisation.
Preparation: Please email your questions to the panel in advance of the webinar to email@example.com
Please note. This session is now SOLD OUT. If you want to join our waitlist, please do so below.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org and you will be added to the waitlist.
Virtual International Insight
From The World Leaders In Entrepreneurial Thought & Action
We are delighted that our Saltire Leader Programme Partners, Babson College have quickly responded to your needs by offering some complimentary bitesize insights. Webinar hosts include faculty heads like Jay Rao. We strongly recommend Saltire Leaders, Alumni and the wider Entrepreneurial Leadership Community engage in this learning opportunity with the world's #1 college for entrepreneurial thought and action.
How To Identify Opportunities In A Crisis
Thursday 9th April - 17:00 - 17:45
Hear how entrepreneurial leaders actively convert setbacks into new opportunities.
"While these dramatic shifts bring change, they also present opportunities for entrepreneurial leaders to thrive. With an entrepreneurial mindset, individuals can navigate uncertainty and harness their creativity to innovate..." Karen Herbert - Maccaro, CEO, Babson Executive Education"
No risk registration is open for our October Saltire Leaders Programme with Babson, which we believe will be the most important leadership cohort we have ever brought together.
For more information on the programme, contact Jules Lancastle.
Apply For An Hour of Mentoring
'Think Speed Dating For Your Business'
DATE: Tuesday 12th May
LOCATION: Zoom Virtual Meeting (TIMINGS: TBC)
TIER: ES Members |Growing & Leading
Apply before 21st April here
Need need the undivided attention of an experienced business mentor to focus solely on you or your business? Then this event is not to be missed! Our Mentors are leaders in their field and will dedicate an hour of their time to provide you with expert guidance and advice on your current business challenges.
We’re excited to share our mentor line up:
Connector. Collaborator. Visionary.
Sandy Kennedy is the Chief Executive of Entrepreneurial Scotland. Its vision is, working with others, to inspire and develop Scotland's people to build the most entrepreneurial society in the world.
Sandy’s commercial background includes the successful startup of Bowie Castlebank Group’s online and direct business. He joined 3i, the venture capital firm, in 1996 and worked on a mix of traditional leveraged deals and tech venture capital. Educated at Cambridge University he became a qualified lawyer with Ashursts in London. In 2000, he won the Chris Hill Prize for best overall MBA student at Strathclyde.
Sandy is passionate about Scotland's latent potential and how this can be unlocked through entrepreneurship and developing high potential talent.
Colette, co-founded Grant Property a leading Property Investment and Management Business over 20 years ago and in July 2019 exited to expanding her Coaching and Mentoring Business ‘Optimise Your Potential’ www.optimise.global and her other corporate interests, namely at Entrepreneurial Scotland, its Foundation and The Saltire Programmes.
As a certified Transformational Coach and Mentor, People, their state of mind and creativity are at the heart of Colette's focus for growing her clients businesses and careers.
An advocate of Lifelong learning, Colette leads with individuality that is sometimes imperfectly expressed! Choosing authenticity and passion over perfection every time.
Transformational Leader. Innovator
Joint Managing Director Jean-Christophe Granier, known as JC, left an accomplished legal career with a top Scottish law firm to join the Wilkie Group in late 2012.
To stay relevant in an industry whose origins date back thousands of years, JC and his team developed their market leading Advanced Textile Technology proposition that has resulted in the Wilkie Group being at the forefront of innovation in the technical textile sector.
JC was awarded the EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2019 Transformational Leader Award for both Scotland and the UK.
To apply please follow the prompts and complete the required information here before Friday 21st April.
All mentoring applications will be collated after the closing date and sent to the mentors for review. We will contact you shortly thereafter to advise if your application has been successful. Be clear on what you want to achieve from the session as applications will be judged on 'best fit'.
Successful applicants will take part in the event on Tuesday 12th May.
Reflections From Johnston Carmichael
The disruption caused by the outbreak of COVID-19 will vary depending on the nature of your business and the sector you operate in, but the effects will be felt by all. Sandy Manson, Chairman and Head of Client Service at Johnston Carmichael has this video message for members of Entrepreneurial Scotland.
Johnston Carmichael has also created a guide that sets out a number of practical steps that all businesses, regardless of size and sector, should be taking right now. They will continue to provide updated guidance, particularly on the Government incentives as the details emerge and new announcements are made.
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