7 Jul 2015
Consultant and social entrepreneur
Robert Ashton is a social entrepreneur, campaigner and author.
Robert is a vice patron of Norfolk Community Foundation and chairs Human Library UK CIC.
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Partnerships should be intimate, says Robert Ashton, or you risk losing control and credibility.
Mary Portas failed in her endeavour to regenerate the high-street, but Robert Ashton thinks he might have more success with his new idea.
Robert Ashton’s area has a working group trying to create a ‘living wage city’, but its lack of understanding of the realities of running a business is making his blood boil.
Perhaps the wider message for us all is that - if you ask for help at the 11th hour, you are already a few hours late!
Some people argue that social media is making us all less social. Reflecting on this, Robert Ashton decides that sometimes it is good to talk.
Large companies are increasingly viewing values and charity as critical to commercial success. Robert Ashton explains why he wants to give Nike a big tick, and why charities should too.
Some charities do not see the affluent middle class as their market, but the recent suicide of a friend has led Robert Ashton to reflect that sometimes they should.
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