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May 25, 2011
Audioblog on Entrepreneurship - Discussion between Gordon Chesterman, Director of Cambridge University Careers Service and Richard Lucas

(This interview was published on the Cambridge University Careers department web site in 2008  behind a password wall.. I'm re posting it here on Soundcloud  Our Director, Gordon Chesterman met with Richard during a recent visit to Cambridge and asked him about entrepreneurship and starting your own business. Part 1 covers introductions, why start you […]

May 19, 2011
Against corporate social responsibility - CSR

Several years ago I was surveyed by a Chamber of Commerce about the Corporate Social Responsibility policies at PMR, the company I then led. I found so annoying one of the questions "what steps do you take to ensure your staff take part in CSR activities?" that I wrote a CSR policy on the spot. […]

May 16, 2011
Questions to ask before, during and after you start your internship

Introduction This article should be useful to companies designing or running internship programs, who want make them successful, and to interns who want to make sure that they end up in the right sort of company where they are appreciated and valued. For interns, few things in life are as demoralizing as being ready to […]

May 12, 2011
Why Trade Fairs are not a waste of time - an interview with the editor of Speciality Chemicals Magazine

Richard Lucas interviewed Dr. Andrew Warmington, the Editor of Speciality Chemicals Magazine. Exhibitors have complained since the beginning of time that fairs have ‘too many' visitors who are not buyers but competitors, students and people who are trying to sell to those who are paying for stands. Are these complaints getting stronger over time, or […]

May 12, 2011
PMR speaks to Consulting Company Kline’s CEO - Joe Tarantola

Richard Lucas was speaking to Joe Tarantola CEO of Kline: PMR has been a close partner of Kline for many years, with strong cultural and personal affinities. Joe Tarantola is CEO of Kline, a highly successful worldwide consulting and research firm which has been in business for nearly 50 years. Following a brainstorming session in […]

May 12, 2011
William A. Cohen, PhD, Major General, USAFR, Ret. on success and leadership

Introduction William A Cohen is a recognised expert on leadership The Institute of Leader Arts He runs a leadership training institute and you can see him here I was very interested to see that a retired soldier was advising about leadership, and looked at the web site which was full of common sense, and challenges […]

May 12, 2011
Using multi lingual Google Adwords for international export sales and market research

January 8th, 2009 · No Comments Cheaper, better and faster ways to have new customers come to you. Introduction Successful marketing managers are measured more by the quality and number of quality sales leads they generate than the soft fuzzy brand image stuff that hard nosed businesses deplore. Smart marketing managers make sure they work […]

May 12, 2011
An interview with Maciej Noworyta - school boy and founder of

March 15th, 2010 Maciej Noworyta is the founder of and won a school entrepreneurship competition at The Marie Skłodowska-Curie high school in Skawina Poland in February 2010. 12 pupils with exceptional extra currucula contributions to school and local life were asked by their entrepreneurship teacher Barbara Werner to present their “plan for the future” […]

May 12, 2011
Helping school children find out about the world of work – low cost high impact best practice from Winchester College, UK

An interview with David Baldwin - July 2008 David Baldwin is a retired teacher at Winchester College Winchester College is of the UK’s oldest and best known schools (for pupils from 12-18 year olds) – who has revitalized the careers function at the school. Making it better and cheaper than before he took over. This […]

December 12, 2010
Welcome back

After a long break I am back to writing. I'll share my thoughts about entrepreneurship volunteering, and business here Richard 12th December 2010  

December 11, 2010
Hello world!

Welcome to I am migrating my old articles, comments and presentations onto this blog and occasionally writing new ones..

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