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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.

You can join the site free with this link - you just need to complete your profile, say if you want to mentor others or be mentored and then make connections. More details on all this below.

Initially with a Yorkshire focus, Leeds CC have agreed you can be from anywhere in the UK.

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26 March 2020 By Victoria Tomlinson

Insider  Events  News  Blog  Conference  Mentoring  entrepreneurs  Tech

Five ways a mentor can help you through COVID-19 impact

Anyone in a leadership or ownership position – entrepreneur, business leader or leading a public sector or voluntary organisation – has a vast amount to cope with in this pandemic.

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26 March 2020 By Guest writer Gareth Healey

Unretirement  Skills  Mentoring  Purpose  Retirement  entrepreneurs

10 tips for mentoring in COVID-19 times

Next-Up has just launched their 500 mentors initiative with the support of Leeds City Council. I think it is a great idea - we’ll all need to help each other like never before both during and in the wake of COVID-19.

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25 March 2020 By Next-Up

Networking  Skills  Helping Charities  Mentoring  Purpose  Retirement  Retirement Planning  professional firms  Volunteering  entrepreneurs

Hundreds of Yorkshire business people being called out of retirement

It is not only doctors and nurses who are being called out of retirement to help tackle the coronavirus pandemic.

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25 March 2020 By Victoria Tomlinson

Online Programme  Mentoring  Volunteering  blogging  entrepreneurs

500 mentors

Two weeks ago we had a sell-out intergenerational mentoring event organised for Leeds Digital Festival in April. Clearly the event has been cancelled. But tech entrepreneurs need a helping hand and a mentor now, more than ever. 

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25 February 2020 By Victoria Tomlinson

Blog  Unretirement  Retirement  Retirement Planning  pre-retirement  professional firms  entrepreneurs  HRdirectors  HR

The goal for HR directors – an elegant exit for directors?

I had a thought provoking – and sad – conversation with an HR director of a professional firm recently. We are doing a workshop for partners to help them think about their future – unretirement, if you like. Like many firms they are starting to help partners some years ahead, not just in the last year as they are about to leave.

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7 February 2020 By Guest writer Jason Iyeke

Skills  Purpose  Third Age  Volunteering  entrepreneurs

Should people over 50 start a business?

Guest blog by Jason Iyeke, Entrepreneur

If you are over 50 and aspiring to be an entrepreneur, you may be curious about business or wondering if it is too late to start a business. If that’s you then this may be the article you need to read.

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