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Join me on Tuesday 30th July as I speak to property tycoon and entrepreneur Paul Bassi CBE, as he launches his new book, Brick by Brick. From his father’s arrival in the UK with only £2 in his pocket, to interests in a £300 million plus property and business portfolio and receiving a CBE for his services to business, Paul and I will delve deep into his journey in entrepreneurship, how to succeed against all odds and more about his book, Brick by Brick: Success in Business and Life, which documents his fascinating life! At this meetup, Paul and I will discuss: - How his journey started - from India to the UK; - What his family taught him about entrepreneurship; - Why having a work/life balance is the key to success; - How adversity (race riots & recession) shaped him as an entrepreneur; - How important philanthropy is and why entrepreneurs should lead the way in giving back to society; - The mindset and principles needed to face the world of entrepreneurship; - plus time for Q&A too Agenda: 6:00pm - Arrival, networking drinks 7:00pm - Paul Bassi CBE - Brick by Brick 8:30pm - Networking, photos and more drinks! 9:30pm - End About Paul Bassi CBE A leading businessman and philanthropist, Paul Bassi is Chief Executive of property group Real Estate Investors Plc and Chairman of Bond Wolfe, which he co-founded in 1983 and Likewise Plc. Paul served as President of the Birmingham Chamber of Commerce and was formerly the Regional Chairman to Coutts Bank (West Midlands) and former Director of the Birmingham Hippodrome. He was appointed High Sheriff for the County of West Midlands for 2009, received Honorary Doctorates from both Birmingham City and Aston University, and was awarded a CBE in the 2010 New Year’s Honours List. Bassi has interests in a £300 million plus property and business portfolio, which includes estate agency, investment property, development land, hospitality, finance and care homes, employing hundreds of staff. Paul is married with three children and has homes in Warwickshire, Ascot and Marbella. All of Paul’s profits from Brick by Brick: Success in Business and Life will go to Bond Wolfe Charitable Trust.
One of my favourite authors is coming to London to launch his new book, 'Everything is F*cked'. Mark Manson is the world famous author of the best-seller 'The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck' which is one of my all-time favourite books. Here is the link to get your tickets: http://islingtonassemblyhall.co.uk/events/mark-manson-everything-is-f-cked-a-talk-about-hope-31st-jul-islington-assembly-hall-london-tickets/ About The Event All attendees will get a free copy of Mark's new book, Everything is F*cked: A Book About Hope. The event will include a full-blown, hour-long discussion that will be both educational and hilarious, as well as plenty of audience interaction to go along with it. So, get your f*cks in order. Because if the world is going to burn, we might as well burn in it together. Your ticket includes: - Ticket to the show in one of the best seats (downstairs seating) - Meet and greet with Mark - Photo opportunity with Mark - Signed copy of Mark's new book Note: This is not an EntrepreneurJam event. I am simply sharing it with you because I think it will be a lot of fun!
Join me on Tuesday 27 August 2019 as I speak to entrepreneur, broadcaster and author, Michael Hayman MBE about what it means to have a real MISSION in your business. He is co-founder with Nick Giles of Seven Hills, the highly acclaimed campaigns firm founded to generate momentum for Britain's fast growing companies and most exciting entrepreneurs. Seven Hills was named the Best Corporate Consultancy in the world by the Holmes Report and is also a Santander Breakthrough 50 winner. Michael is also co-founder of StartUp Britain, the national initiative for early-stage enterprise launched in 2011 by the then Prime Minister David Cameron. He is Chairman of Entrepreneurs at the private bank Coutts and an Honorary Fellow at the University of Cambridge Judge Business School. Michael is a co-author of the book "Mission: How the Best in Business Break Through". He hosts the TV show The Capital Conversation on London Live and is an experienced event host. He has interviewed leaders from business, sports, politics and entertainment. He is a columnist for CityAM and capital markets columnist for the Yorkshire Post. In 2014, he was awarded an MBE for services to enterprise promotion. At this meetup, Michael and I will discuss: - Why businesses with a clear mission succeed - Whether money is and should still be a top priority for entrepreneurs - The Michael Hayman story: where it all started and what the future holds. - The real entrepreneurial formula for success: "MISSION + CAMPAIGNING = MOMENTUM" - Mission: How the Best in Business Break Through - Q&A Agenda: 6:00pm - Arrival, networking drinks 7:00pm - Michael Hayman MBE 8:30pm - Networking, photos and more drinks! 9:30pm - End