Are there any short cuts to success? The X-Factor mentality of quick wins is warping people’s perceptions about running a business and entrepreneurship. Claire Young, social entrepreneur and The Apprentice 2008 finalist shares her insights and expertise with Astute Radio‘s Sepi Roshan about the realities of entrepreneurship, the perils of reality tv and how the lack of role models for young people is resulting in a confused generation.
With youth unemployment at unacceptable levels, Claire provides valuable tips for graduates – drawing on her experience and work as head of the Young Ambassador Network for the National Apprenticeship Service, and with the Peter Jones Foundation.
Claire has been nominated for the Queen’s Enterprise Award and represents the UK in The European Network of Female Entrepreneurship Ambassadors. She shares her own experiences of the double standards experienced by many women entrepreneurs.
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