1.6 - Inspirational Leadership (Part 1)Startup Survival Podcast
06/21/20 • 29 min
How can a young entrepreneurial leader achieve all this in under 3 months?
- Arrange for 18,000+ PPE items to be sent to the NHS & secondary line services
- Provide 1,000+ care packs and 20,000 meals to isolated and compromised individuals
- Recruit & mobilise over 250 people so all work is done
- Fund-raise over £40k to pay for the whole initiative
- Work a 16-hour day. Day in day out.
- And choose not to receive a penny for his endeavours.
Find out answers and join me as I share the extraordinary feats of Jon Lo, an inspirational leader who stepped up and put his volunteering mind and soul on the line when the crisis broke.
Join Peter Harrington, as he chats with expert guest Jon Lo.
If the COVID19 Pandemic is affecting your startup business, listen to this podcast. And learn how to think from crisis to opportunity.
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Backed by the London School of Economics and created and written by serial entrepreneur Peter Harrington, this thought provoking podcast is ideal if you are in the process of creating, starting or growing a new business or venture - and need insight or help.
UK-based Peter Harrington set up his first business following graduation in York in 1989. He has since started and grown several companies in various sectors including research, marketing, design, print, educational software and consultancy. Over the last 30+ years, Peter has employed over 1,000 people and experienced many highs and a few lows including burglaries, floods, fire and of course the most recent pandemic.
As well as being the CEO with the SimVenture team, Peter is also an Entrepreneur in Residence at the London School of Economics and London South Bank University.
Find a Transcript for this Episode at: https://www.businesshitchhiker.com/startup-survival-podcast/
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