A leap of faith led to success
Dr Asha Patel, EY Foundation Accelerate programme newcomer and CEO of not for profit Innovating Minds, reflects on starting her own business and her continual drive for success.
Innovating Minds is a multi-award winning community interest company that provides accessible psychological support. It helps individuals with emotional and mental health problems access education, training or employment. Its profits are invested into its social mission, and it provides support for children affected by domestic abuse.
“I come from a business background – I was working in a multi-million pound family business at the age of 12. Within a few years I was managing large sums of money, selling stock in pallet quantities, leading teams, representing the business at tribunals – and winning. During these years I learnt a lot about growing a business.
One event is lodged in my mind…..
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About The Author
Dr Asha Patel (founder of Innovating Minds CIC) is a registered Clinical Psychologist with a post graduate diploma and over 10 years of clinical experience in various settings which include community, inpatient psychiatric rehabilitation, secure forensic mental health hospitals and within the education sector.
She is passionate about providing accessible psychological support for individuals in education, training and employment.
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