How to be an entrepreneur like Anita

Ted Levitt, past editor of the Harvard Business Review declared – “entrepreneurship was the sacred mushroom of the 1980’s…delusively greater and grander than it was”. Despite this illusion and the lack of a definitive answer to the entrepreneurial mystery, many institutions have capitalised on teaching entrepreneurship for decades. Hoping to emulate the achievements of visionary leaders…

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Being Frugal

You might know that I am currently writing a book that celebrates the Legacy of the late Anita Roddick, Social Activist and Founder of The Body Shop. She often claims that her early success was a series of fortunate accidents. But I know she was a woman ahead of her time. The key to her…

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Demand Change

The Next Time You Go Shopping Demand More Change! I don’t really think there has been an entrepreneur quite like Anita Roddick.  Her wicked sense of humour, her relentless pursuit of positive change and her upfront honesty influenced The Body Shop culture in enduring way. She was a trailblazer for banning animal testing in the…