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Next-Up Blog

 

2 July 2020 By Victoria Tomlinson

Blog  Unretirement  Networking  Retirement

If you are really serious about finding new roles …

I wanted here to share one of the biggest challenges that this retirement stage of life poses – and offer insights, if not exactly solutions, to the change in mindset needed if people want to win new roles.

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14 May 2020 By Victoria Tomlinson

Purpose  Retirement  Retirement Planning  pre-retirement  Portfolio Career  HR  Covid

The challenge of making partners/directors retired or redundant

COVID-19 has been the biggest challenge of our working lives. But its impact is only just starting. Firms and corporates are already looking at what next for our business. And inevitably many will be weighing up loyalty to their peers against the need to rethink business models and open up opportunities for younger generations.   

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5 May 2020 By Next-Up

Video  blogging  entrepreneurs  Tech  digital  workplace  Covid

Future of our Digital world

In this webinar of 1 May 2020 : Women in Leeds Digital - Future of our Digital world (part of Leeds Digital Festival) - we take a look to the future of our digital workplace. Listen again here

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17 April 2020 By Victoria Tomlinson

Mentoring  Retirement  Volunteering  entrepreneurs  Tech

Entrepreneur says mentor has been ‘life-saver’

Victoria Speight, co-founder of Leeds-based Laboc Communications, says her mentor has been a life-saver and helped her cope with the impact of COVID-19 on her business.

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16 April 2020 By Guest writer Alun Davies

Mentoring  blogging  entrepreneurs

Honesty, modesty and the role of ethics in mentoring

When the Covid-19 pandemic struck I wanted to do something positive and signed up for Next-Up's 500 mentors campaign, supported by Leeds City Council.   

Chatting to the Next-Up team, they asked if I would share my tips and insights about mentoring.

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8 April 2020 By Guest Writer Dr Sarah Hattam

Health and wellbeing

Three essentials to stay healthy in COVID-19 lockdown

Dr Sarah Hattam is a GP, director of Concilio Health and partner to Next-Up for their executive pre-retirement workshops

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6 April 2020 By Guest writer Jonny Ross

Events  Networking  Mentoring  Small Business  entrepreneurs

Offering businesses a helping hand during the Covid-19 crisis

There are always rays of light even in challenging times. It is fantastic to see so many mentors signing up for Next-Up's 500 mentors campaign, supported by Leeds City Council.

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1 April 2020 By Victoria Tomlinson

Skills  Helping Charities  Mentoring  Retirement  pre-retirement  social media  CV  entrepreneurs  Tech

7 tips to write a profile for mentoring/non-executive director roles!

Thanks to the dozens of people who have signed up to be mentors to entrepreneurs and leaders – of any sector – in these challenging times (if you want to know more – go to www.next-up.com and click on the 500 mentors popup).

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27 March 2020 By Victoria Tomlinson

Unretirement  Mentoring  Purpose  Retirement  pre-retirement  Volunteering  entrepreneurs

500 mentors – what is it and tips for writing your mentoring profile in COVID-19 times

500 mentors was launched at great speed, with the support of Leeds City Council, to help entrepreneurs and leaders (of any sector) in COVID-19 times.

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