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7 Questions with Charlotte Dean
7 Questions with Charlotte Dean

Name: Charlotte Dean

Current title: Miss

Current organisation: Careers in Education

Charlotte Dean, an entrepreneur who designed and implemented the build of three tech companies in education, medical aesthetics, health fitness and active leisure.

Charlotte’s interests lie in Fintech, Edutech, health tech and mad tech.

Charlotte also works with Vissionaires in an advisory role working with entrepreneurs in training. Mentoring the trainee entrepreneurs in business growth and strategy.

7 Questions with Charlotte Dean

1. What have you found most challenging as a leader of a small or medium enterprise?

Seeking investment into the business

2. How did you become a leader of an SME? Can you please briefly tell the story?

Being a very independent individual and determined with a strong mindset. Having always been interested in having my own business Something I had decided from a young age!

Missing a lengthy time from school at a critical age due to illness and being hospitalised. I personally feel this gave me the insight into building a live interactive platform on the go.anywhere anytime for all of education.

3. How do you structure your work days from waking up to going to sleep?

They just happen as I am very driven as an individual. I love my career and therefore find work fun. I enjoy every minute of my day and have to remind myself to step out of work occasionally.

4. What's the most recent significant leadership lesson you've learned?

To ensure the correct people are brought into the business to scale up

5. What's one book that has had a profound impact on your leadership so far? Can you please briefly tell the story of how that book impacted your leadership?

I do not read leadership books

6. How do you build leadership capacity in an SME?

A lot of drive, determination and hard work.

Be kind

7. What is one meaningful story that comes to mind from your time as a leader of an SME so far?

The company was awarded the 2020 Greater London Enterprise Award for Best Health, Fitness Education & Training Provider UK.