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.

The Beermat Entrepreneur

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 1,000 entrepreneurs.

Find out more at www.beermat.biz

Mike is also expert in helping local government to be more commercial and entrepreneurial.

He has developed a practical road-map for how councils can move from dependency on grants and taxes to becoming a self-sufficient, profitable social enterprise.

Since 2011 he has been helping Aylesbury Vale District Council develop their vision (“Council Tax Free in 2023”) and new revenue models.

Click here for detail on Mike’s work and an article by former Minister of State for Housing and Local Government, Mark Prisk MP: Could your council become a social enterprise?

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Record Breakers

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Everyone is looking for original ways of promoting their product, a good angle to make them stand out in a crowd. Suneet Tuli had an interesting idea: to get into…

Britain’s Got Talent

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“Here’s the deal”, as Simon Cowell explained to the Britain’s Got Talent contestant who challenged him to get on stage and do better. Cowell explained politely that the deal was…

And What Do You Do? Portfolio Careers…

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Many of us consider ourselves poor at party chit-chat and dread the inevitable question: “and what do you do?” People in regular employment can always quote their job title, while entrepreneurs often…

Podcast: Raise Your Game – BFM

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Click on the “play button” above to listen to the podcast of my interview with BFM 89.9 The Business Station… Say you’ve got an idea for a business, that you think…

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