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Alex created Virti to help improve mental health support for students and professionals as they learn. A trauma and orthopaedic surgeon by training, Alex built and sold his first company whilst at medical school. He went on to scale an award-winning medical education company internationally from his bedroom while still training in the NHS using self-taught coding skills! Alex holds a master’s degree in Surgical Science and a postgraduate degree in medical education. Alex has won multiple awards with Virti including the VR Healthcare Award at The VR Awards, Royal College of Surgeons’ Edinburgh Triennial Surgical Innovation Prize and the Association of Medical Education Technology Prizes.
One tool I've used across a number of business areas is “The 5 Whys.” This simple tool can be widely applied to any department or business venture to help your team members interrogate information and provide the most accurate insights to the company.
Hiring talented new employees can help a company grow. Young employees, in particular, often bring fresh perspectives, new skills, and lots of creative energy to the businesses they join. However, it can be difficult to attract young talent, especially in today’s competitive hiring environment. Here, 10 members from Young Entrepreneur Council share how your business can attract the best young professionals.
While it's not a common thing, some businesses do explode into popularity overnight. For the companies that do, it can be a completely new landscape to navigate. Suddenly, consumers want your product and they can't get enough of it. Your supply lines and logistics may not be able to handle the traffic at its new demanding level.
Business plans are more than just documents outlining your steps to launching and growing your startup. This plan acts as a map throughout the entire process, and helps you figure out what to do when you face roadblocks or wrong turns.
Technology is now becoming an increasing necessity to future-proof the workforce and scale face-to-face training.
Recent events have made it so that managers and owners are learning how to conduct business in new and innovative ways. Managing a company in a crisis goes beyond logistical decisions. It reaches into trying to predict outcomes based on incomplete information. This precognition might seem like an exercise in futility, but there are still constants in the chaos.
Virti is an ed-tech company that uses virtual and augmented reality combined with artificial intelligence to transport learners into realistic, hard-to-access, learning environments and safely assesses them under pressure to improve performance regardless of geographical boundaries. Our VR application is also named Virti; sharing a namesake with the company.