Five things we learnt from Business is an Adventure Barbados

Originally published on May 5, 2017 on by Jack Preston.

The latest addition of Virgin Atlantic’s live entrepreneur event series saw Richard Branson and the airline touch down in the Caribbean this week, with this time around the focus on leadership…

Here we look back at some of the key pieces of insight shared on the day, from our expert panel of leaders. If you weren’t able to attend the event in person, or would like to hear more from our speakers, check back to next week when we’ll have the video highlights.

Decide on the culture you want to create – Lisandra Rickards (Branson Centre of Entrepreneurship Caribbean, CEO)

“When you first become a manager you face an instant problem – on your first day in the job you may not feel any different, but everyone will be looking at your differently. They will expect an instant change,” notes Lisandra.”You will have to quickly decide on what sort of culture you want to grow and encourage in your team as they will want to hear it.”

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