Innovative businesses are everywhere in Oxfordshire.
This introduction to some of the fundamentals and pre-requisites for succeeding with new innovative products and services will provide both insight and an opportunity for self-reflection. By attending this workshop your will learn:
- The importance of Vision,
- The leadership qualities that every innovator needs,
- How to develop and test your idea, and;
- How to plan for delivering impact.
This is the first in a series of 6 workshops which will explore key enablers of innovation in small and medium sized businesses. The workshop will also provide the opportunity for you to make new connections and to find out more about the other parts of this new exciting package of support.
This first workshop is being delivered by:
Paula Nickson (Founder of Greater Than Ltd)
Paula is a business innovator specialising in using professional coaching to unlockthe potential in people and their businesses. Her career features leadership in public, corporate, SME and 3rd sector organisations. Paula has also been the CEO of a successful social enterprise for the last 7 years. Paula’s clients are leaders in multiple sectors of business. They range from small to large enterprises and from brand new to fully established companies. What they all have in common is an appetite to move forwards, with clear energetic, integrity. Paula strongly believes that each of her clients has the capability to achieve their ambitions. She works alongside them to help to define, navigate and achieve the results that are important to them.
Miki Lentin (Director Miki Lentin Consulting)
Miki Lentin is a strategic communications professional with over twenty years of experience across the private and public sectors. He was previously Head of Corporate Affairs at the British Library, with responsibility for marketing, communications, strategy, digital content and broadcast strategy. Now an independent consultant, he works across the cultural and creative sectors with clients such as the Houses of Parliament, Imperial War Museum and British Council.