Kevin Dunne began his career on his local newspaper, qualifying as a news reporter in 1992. He moved into sports journalism before living in the US for three years in the mid-90s, as columnist and reporter for a working abroad newspaper. On his return to England, he worked in publishing, one a start-up, in London for five years. He then embarked on a 17-year career as sports reporter, sub-editor, travel writer and columnist for The Sun newspaper. He has also written for and worked for The Times, the Sunday Times, and Daily Telegraph. Since July 2019, he has worked as a writer and editor for Emerald Works/MindTools, global provider of digital, on-demand career and management learning solutions.
Claire Wilson is head of the Global Learning Lab at Social Enterprise Academy. She joined the Academy in 2017 following a career as a management consultant where she worked with clients to deliver large learning and development and behaviour change programmes. The Learning Lab is the catalyst for developing innovative, high quality, accredited programmes through a global community of practice. Claire is responsible for developing the Academy’s approach to learning and development, sharing programmes and learning from across the globe, and supporting other organisations to develop and embed their own learning and development strategies.
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Social entrepreneurs will need to hone seven critical skills to flourish in the future. First, a guide to cultivating resilience: expert tips and insider insights on how to handle and move on from tough times.
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