Reflective thoughts on our ‘Reflection’; class #17

A guest post from SLP fellow Krithika Radhakrishnan (SLP Bangalore and London) “Your mind is like this water my friend. When it is agitated, it becomes difficult to see. But if you allow it to settle, the answer becomes clear” – Master Oogway, Kung Fu Panda. On the 19th of March ‘18, I had the Read more about Reflective thoughts on our ‘Reflection’; class #17[…]

Being a VC for a day; class #16

A guest post from class CEO’s Samuel Rason & Dom Fennell Dom and I were both drawn to running the VC Competition class as soon as the classes were revealed. We’d both had a keen interest in VC’s through our startup’s and loved the idea of stepping into their shoes for a day. After both Read more about Being a VC for a day; class #16[…]

SLP Class #13 – Negotiation Workshop

A guest post by Max Desiatov. SLP is a peer to peer based education program. Each fellow gets the opportunity to run a class taking the role as class CEO. The program team mentor and support us with entrepreneurial learning. Recently I ran the class focused on negotiation. This was a great learning experience for me (and Read more about SLP Class #13 – Negotiation Workshop[…]

Co-founder Conflict and Founder Wellness; Class #12

A guest post from Rumbi Pfende I’m a Fellow in the 2017/18 cohort of the Startup Leadership Programme, and honestly when I was selected I wasn’t quite sure what to expect – especially as the cornerstone of the learning process (apart from mentorship, support and access to amazing thought leaders) is delivering one class on Read more about Co-founder Conflict and Founder Wellness; Class #12[…]

Leading by Learning with the Startup Leadership Program; Class #11

A guest post by Virginia Dooley. In October, during the new cohort’s orientation, SLP fellows were asked to choose a session topic to deliver to our peers. I quickly leapt at the opportunity to lead the “giving back” session. After a career in international development and philanthropy, it was a familiar topic in a sea Read more about Leading by Learning with the Startup Leadership Program; Class #11[…]

Managing Boards: shared values, mixed skill sets and sentiments – Class #10

Guest post from Sam Meikle, class CEO. This week I ran the 10th peer lead class, our class on Managing Boards. We focussed on how boards can support an early stage startup. There were two parts of the class: (1) a Q&A panel with entrepreneurs and a board member; (2) a board simulation where my class Read more about Managing Boards: shared values, mixed skill sets and sentiments – Class #10[…]

Great advice for SLP class CEOs on helping get the best from speakers

This is great input from SLP New York on how, as a class CEO, you can actively manage your spearers and structure of your class.   Thanks to Dmitry Koltunov. While speaking to a few fellows reflecting on 2017 one thing came up a few times, that some of the speakers were not that great. Read more about Great advice for SLP class CEOs on helping get the best from speakers[…]

The Responsibility of the Leader – class #8

A guest post from class CEO Stacie Graham. I am currently a fellow in the Startup Leadership Program – London. SLP describes itself as highly selective, global, world-class training program and lifelong global network for outstanding founders, leaders and innovators who want to become startup CEOs. At the beginning of the program each fellow selected a Read more about The Responsibility of the Leader – class #8[…]

Speed Dating “It’s Not What You Know. It’s Who You Know” Anon SLP Class # 6

Guest post by “Fellow Mentor Speed Dating” CEO Rob Smith. It’s a well-known fact that knowing the right people and having the right connections can be very important, not just at a personal level but also for creating a business. Whether it’s to meet investors, gain influential partners, expand the team, gain new clients or Read more about Speed Dating “It’s Not What You Know. It’s Who You Know” Anon SLP Class # 6[…]

SLP Busines Pitch Workshop Class #5: Culture contribution trumps culture fit

Guest post from class CEO and 2018 Fellow Johann Bomman On the 18th of November Chris Worsey, Chaitanya Dudda and I ran the Business Pitch Workshop class for SLP at our Deloitte’s office in London.  We are all fellows on the Startup Leadership Program (SLP) – a highly selective, 6-month education and mentoring program and Read more about SLP Busines Pitch Workshop Class #5: Culture contribution trumps culture fit[…]