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Project Kazimierz brings together some of the most influential minds in Central Europe's growing technology and startup community for discussions on issues that impact small businesses and entrepreneurs.

Project Kazimierz: Innovation in Central Europe Education, discussion and collaboration for 21st Century entrepreneurs

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Project Kazimierz brings together some of the most influential minds in Central Europe's growing technology and startup community for discussions on issues that impact small businesses and entrepreneurs.

    Interview with Mike Southon, a serial entrepreneur and best-selling author (s5ep23)

    Interview with Mike Southon, a serial entrepreneur and best-selling author (s5ep23)

    Summary:

    Mike Southon is a serially successful entrepreneur, best-selling business author and one of the world’s top business keynote speakers on entrepreneurship, intrapreneurship and sales. He specialises in teaching entrepreneurship to University students. Mike is co-author with Chris West of The Beermat Entrepreneur, The Boardroom Entrepreneur and Sales on a Beermat. He has spoken at over 1,000 live events all over the world and provided face-to-face mentoring to over 2,000 entrepreneurs.









    A recent media roundup:











    * Mike Southon youtube channel

    * Mike’s website

    * Mike’s life story





















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    Interview with Peter Harrington of Venture Simulations Ltd. – a serial entrepreneur and family-man (s5ep24)

    Interview with Peter Harrington of Venture Simulations Ltd. – a serial entrepreneur and family-man (s5ep24)

    Summary:

    Family-man and serial entrepreneur, Peter Harrington has a deep interest in education. Following graduation in York in 1989, he created his first business and over 15 years started and grew companies in the fields of research, marketing, design, print and consultancy.

    Since 2005, Peter has been at the heart of Venture Simulations Ltd, a company that builds digital learning solutions and SimVenture business simulation technology for people seeking to acquire business start-up/scale-up skills. Whilst his professional roles involve much travel and reading, Peter is also at home when working with students and staff as an Entrepreneur in Residence at London School of Economics and London South Bank University









    Shownotes:









    Peter’s profile of Romano

    Read about Frank Dawson’s centre where Peter volunteered here

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    * Simventure website

    * Seth Godin on  “getting into a famous college” and the importance of Non-Team Activities  in his Akimbo podcast here

    * Peter Harrington twitter

    * Peter writes the blog ‘The Hitchiker’s Guide to Entrepreneurship’

    * Margaret Heffernen  whose TED Summit workshop on gratitude  is described. Her books and TED talks are excellent.

    * Your host’s father JR Lucas dedicated one of his books (Space, Time and Causality  to all his teachers

















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    Interview with Alex Schey, founder and CEO of Vantage Power (s5ep21)

    Interview with Alex Schey, founder and CEO of Vantage Power (s5ep21)

    Summary:

    Alex Schey is the CEO and co-founder of Vantage Power, which was founded in 2011 and sold to Allison Transmission in 2019, where he is the Chief Commercial Officer for Electrification. The company pioneered the concept of converting double decker buses to a hybrid deisel electric solution to greatly reduce pollution and increase efficiency.









    A recent media roundup:











    * Vantage Power

    * Allison Transmission

    * Racing Green Endurance   The electric racing car Alex and his team designed and built that made the journey from Alaska to Argentina.

    * The Manager Tools podcast

    * Contact Alex at aschey (at) gmail (dot) com





















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    Interview with Marshall Poe the founder and editor of the New Books Network (s5ep20)

    Interview with Marshall Poe the founder and editor of the New Books Network (s5ep20)

    Summary:

    The New Books Network has over 800,000 downloads a month. NBN enables authors to talk about their books with a specialist host. Founded in 2007 by Marshall Poe – formerly a Russian history Professor from the US, it has grown to be probably the most downloaded podcast of its type in the world. https://newbooksnetwork.com









    A recent media roundup:











    * New Books Network website

    * NBN on stitcher

    * NBN on facebook

    * NBN on Spotify

    * Marshal Poe on wikipedia





















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