Free event: TedX speaker Roger Cowdrey’s ‘Preparing for Your Journey Into the Unknown’
Preparing for Your Journey Into the Unknown
A talk about entrepreneurship with TedX speaker Roger Cowdrey
International business consultant, writer and motivational speaker, Roger Cowdrey, will visit the University of Brighton to speak to students and graduates about entrepreneurship.
This unique lecture takes place on Monday 4 December (4 pm to 6 pm) in Room 117, Mithras House. Register for free.
In ‘Preparing for Your Journey Into the Unknown’, TedX speaker Roger will explore the opportunities available to those who embrace entrepreneurship. “I look at entrepreneurism as an essential component in all aspects of life,” says Roger, “rather than the narrow business definition.”
Roger will set out the characteristics he believes are required to be entrepreneurial. He’ll consider the things that inhibit our entrepreneurial behaviour and suggests useful ways of improving our minds to behave more entrepreneurially.
What is an entrepreneur? What stops people behaving in an entrepreneurial way? How entrepreneurial are you and how can you develop a clear entrepreneurial vision? All this – and more – will be answered in a what’s sure to be a lively and engrossing talk.
About the speaker
Brighton alumnus Roger has been instrumental in establishing and developing business support centres across Europe. Currently based in Turkey, he is a qualified trainer of business advisers and has successfully advised hundreds of small to medium-sized businesses globally. He has particular expertise in the establishment and running of business incubators, having created his own space which housed over 150 businesses over 5 years. He is sponsor of The Roger Cowdrey Breakthrough Award for Entrepreneurship in the Arts, an annual prize at the University of Brighton.