Cross-post: “Is Business Coaching for you?”

by Justin Souter on February 4, 2019

Cross-posted from https://generator.org.uk/newsroom/business-coaching/is-business-coaching-for-you-3/, and based on work that Mike and I did together through Generator’s Digital Futures programme. Business Coach Justin Souter tells us about his work with mentee Mike Jurowski to develop his recruitment startup, WotJob. Situation Mike Jurowski has worked in recruitment for a number of years with market leaders such as Michael Page […]

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Meet The Coach – Justin Souter

by Justin Souter on January 16, 2019

Cross-posted from https://generator.org.uk/newsroom/business-coaching/meet-the-coach-justin-souter/ based on the work I did via Generator’s Digital Futures programme. “This week we get up close and personal with one of our longest standing business coaches, Justin Souter.” What do you do and how did you get started? I’ve worked as a consultant for the last twenty years, starting at an […]

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Please join us at our Call to Action event!

March 6, 2018
This entry is part 5 of 5 in the series Authentic leadership, identity & social media

[cross-posted from Medium, and with gratitude to lead author Claire Robinson] “There are no guarantees in the arena. We will struggle. We will even fail. There will be darkness. But if we are clear about the values that guide us in our efforts to show up and be seen, we will always be able to […]

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Resilience and Authentic Leadership for Entrepreneurs: a Creative Fuse North East pilot

December 20, 2017

[cross-posted from the dedicated blog – please follow us on Medium] Welcome! This post introduces our pilot we’re calling “Resilience and Authentic Leadership for Entrepreneurs”. In essence, it’s about helping entrepreneurs and innovators learn how to get back up, before they get knocked down (emotionally). IMHO entrepreneurship is a risky and vulnerable endeavour. We’ve been […]

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Are you a creative business in Northumberland looking to expand?

November 24, 2017

The Rural Cultural Business Innovation Programme, part of Creative Fuse North East, is an exciting opportunity for cultural, creative and craft businesses, sole traders and social enterprises in Northumberland to learn and apply effective and modern approaches to product and service development as well as project management. This hands-on programme takes leading techniques from fast-growing […]

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Join us 17/11 for Lean Startup Week 2017 (non) Livestream

October 27, 2017

[cross-post from Lean North East website] Drop in at Campus North on 17th November from 1pm – 6pm As you know, The Lean Startup framework is an established method for max’ing startup success, and – now – for sorting breakthrough innovation in established organisations / corporates. The Blurb Lean Startup Week brings the big ideas […]

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Digital Futures – one year in

September 11, 2017

Introduction I deliver workshops and coaching / mentoring as part of Generator’s Digital Futures programme. It was launched last summer with this description: “Music development agency Generator is hoping to drive growth in the North East’s creative and digital sector with the announcement of a new funding programme. Awarded £1.7m from European Regional Development Fund […]

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Join me at ProductTank Newcastle – Thursday, August 17

August 11, 2017

Intro I’m pleased to be speaking next Thursday in Newcastle at ProductTank. Below I’m reproducing the listing from Meetup. I’ll be channelling the work of Roman Pichler – hire him or buy his book! Agenda: Drinks and networking will start at 18:30, with the speakers starting promptly at 19:00. 18:30 – Doors Open, food and […]

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CEO Sleepout 2017 – thank you, and reflections

March 16, 2017

Intro Last Thursday night I slept out in the open at St James Park football ground – home of Newcastle United – as part of the CEO Sleepout initiative to tackle homelessness. According to this article “More than 250,000 are homeless in England – Shelter” on the BBC website: For the very first time, Shelter […]

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How Corporates can use the Lean Startup and Business Model Canvas [cross-post]

February 16, 2017

Introduction Colin Nelson is Director of Enterprise Innovation at HYPE Innovation: “a global leader in enterprise social software for idea and innovation management, with over 15 years of project experience and best-practice expertise, and clients around the globe.” Colin and I had previously worked together at Fujitsu, and he – together with HYPE CMO Tim Woods […]

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