International Speaker Event: Andy Lopata on How NOT to get Referrals

When advertising is known to be losing steam, and social media bombardment is often overkill, the single most effective way to grow your business is through networking and referrals. “People buy from people” is a truth that is often undermined because it may not be a skill set we access easily - until now! Learn a ...

The Neuroscience of Innovation – By the UP Academy

Wouldn’t we all like to be the next Steve Jobs, or create a world-changing product or invention? However we often label ourselves as non-creative people or limit our potential because we don’t know where to start going about innovation. According to Simon Clarkson, creativity is within us all, and through a number of learnt tools, ...

To Grow or Not, is a Mindset

As a young chief executive at 26, I signed up to read an MBA, thinking that the toolkit I would develop from the Masters degree would be enough to grow into a competent leader within an organisation. How wrong I was! If anything, studying opened up my eyes to how much there was to learn, and not even ...