Tag Archive: Entrepreneurs

10 Lessons for Entrepreneurs, from LinkedIn Co-founder Reid Hoffman

I was fortunate enough to be present at Saïd Business School on Sunday, to hear LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman in conversation with Dean Peter Tufano. At the start of the session, Dean Tufano announced that Hoffman, who studied philosophy at Oxford, is donating $1m to help fund The Oxford Foundry, a new hub for future student entrepreneurs from across Oxford.

Starting on such a positive note, the ensuing hour was packed with insights and takeaways for entrepreneurs and business leaders. Here is my Top 10:

Oh, What a Night! Sharing Awesome Communication Secrets

What a night I had at Create in Canterbury’s Fruitworks! Create’s mission is simple and uplifting: “Create for change, for innovation, for discovery, for you.”

This business networking event (“Awesome people talking about awesome things”) gave me the opportunity to share a taster of my Communication programme “It’s a Zoo Around Here” – here’s seven things you should know about the programme: