Successful entrepreneurs need to be leaders, not lone wolves.
Entrepreneurial leaders need first to understand themselves, build a strong culture, identify and engage the key people and partners needed to build a high performing team.
This session will cover:
• ‘It all starts with you’ - understanding what you are good at and how to leverage and multiply your talents
• How should you pick your team mates for an entrepreneurial venture
• What people want – intrinsic motivation at work
• Competing for talent - recruiting for success in start-ups and growth businesses
• Understanding the big attractions of small businesses and start-ups
Colin Graham, the founding CEO of the Innovation Centre, presents this lunchtime workshop – the third in the Entrepreneurial Leadership series.
Colin has a strong marketing and HR background and was the co-founder and CEO of Yellowbrick Training & Development in the UK and USA and helped to recruit several hundred professional staff for both SME and multinational client companies. He also worked as a strategic advisor to many of the world’s leading companies – including Reuters, PricewaterhouseCoopers and Unilever - and published three commercial research reports including ‘ePeople, Engaging Talent in the Entrepreneurial Age’ for the Career Innovation Company in Oxford - the Times Newspaper review of this report said ‘All CEO’s should read it and heed it.’
Over the last decade, Colin has worked closely with over 100 start-up and early stage businesses in the UK and Australia, giving him practical insights into what works and makes a real difference in recruiting and building an entrepreneurial team.
To enquire about limited free places for University of the Sunshine Coast staff and students contact Event Coordinator Hayley Passmore on 5450 2609 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Boardroom Briefing May 2011
Recruiting and Building a Winning Team
Presented by: Colin Graham, CEO, Innovation Centre Sunshine Coast
Thursday 26 May 2011
12pm - 1.30pm
Innovation Centre Boardroom
Cost: $33.00 inc GST
The Innovation Centre's 2011 Business Development Event Series is proudly sponsored by Westpac.
Innovation Centre Boardroom, Sippy Downs
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