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Invitation to the Northern launch of ‘Kindness in Leadership’ book

Dr Susan Frenk, Principal of St. Aidan’s College, Durham University and the s of ‘Kindness in Leadership’ are delighted to invite you to the Northern launch of their recent publication. The event will take place on November 28th at St. Aidan’s College, Durham University. Kindness in Leadership is one of the first books to explore

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A good walk enriched | Mentoring on the Move

On a recent trip to Beijing I was privileged to be invited to mentor a small – and diverse – group of women with a collective desire to gain new perspectives on their business activities. I’m a huge advocate of mentoring as key to personal and professional development, and as a catalyst for innovation and

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Insights into organisational change

I was delighted to be asked by Dr Julie Hodges, Associate Professor at Durham University Business School and a leading expert on organisational change, to share some of ICE’s experiences as a contribution towards her latest book Consultancy, Organisational Development and Change – a practical guide to giving value.

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Women’s Business Networks and exciting developments in Beijing

Networking as a business activity has been demonstrated to be a powerful tool for new venture creation, business development  as well as career progression. Much research has shown that contact networks and developing relationships with a range of different people both formally and informally are critical for business success (Hall and Bennett 1999, 2002). Successful

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2nd successful year for Enterprise Summer School

For the 2nd successful year ICE and associates hosted Chinese students in Durham for a week-long Summer School to gain insights into enterprise and entrepreneurship.

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Dinah Bennett key note speaker at Women Leading in Education North East Regional Network ICE, International Consultants for Entrepreneurship and Enterprise

Inspiring entrepreneurial women leaders in North East education

I recently had the privilege of being asked to deliver a keynote speech at the inaugural meeting of the North East Women Leading in Education Network to put into context entrepreneurial leadership for aspiring women leaders in education.

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Enterprise Education. The what, the why and the how.

Enterprise education provides students the opportunity to identify, use and develop a range of skills and qualities that are generally recognised as being essential for the future workforce, as well as for anyone thinking about starting their own busines

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Boundary spanning – savvy networking for the 21st Century

Today, through technology, it has never been easier to connect with people we don’t know, and we do it almost without thinking, daily, even hourly, in a manner that couldn’t have been conceived only a few years ago. But behind this seemingly unconscious act lies some fundamental principles that, if we were to consider them in a more deliberate way, could be the key to our personal and professional fulfilment and success.

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Switching on entrepreneurial consciousness in young people

Now, more than ever before, our young people need to be equipped with the skills, know-how and confidence to thrive in an unpredictable future. We need to switch on their entrepreneurial consciousness.

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