Author Archives: Sara Pates
4 January 2012 - 12:23 pm 11 pipers piping
Turning your talent into a business is easier than you might think. You might not think of musicians being entrepreneurs in the traditional sense, but last year at the Enterprise Educators UK conference I was privileged to see the Red Hot Chilli Pipers, no typo, but probably the world’s most famous bagpipe group. http://www.redhotchillipipers.co.uk Continue reading “11 pipers piping” »
25 August 2011 - 10:35 am Taking on the Master Cutler’s Challenge
Inspired by our students, the USE staff have chosen to take up the Master Cutler’s Challenge by doing what we do best; be enterprising. The challenge? Turning a mere £50 into as much money as possible to raise money for young people across Sheffield.
The whole team are getting involved, with each of us hosting our stalls. So in the spirit of things we thought we would post a multi-author blog!
13 August 2011 - 11:32 am One year in and breaking records
As I arrive at the end of my first year as business manager for USE it seems as good a time as any to reflect on what a year we’ve had, and boy! What a year we’ve had! This last year has broken all the records. We have had a record number of attendees at our skill build sessions, a record number of entries in the business plan competition and a record number of proof of concept applications. Continue reading “One year in and breaking records” »