Archive for the ‘Business’ Category

Thinking out loud – in and out of the workplace

In a world where everybody wants to be loud, it is often not the person who talks the most, but the person who talks the smartest that is listened to.

  Throughout my life I have always been encouraged to speak up in class, share my thoughts with the team and suggest any helpful ideas. As a fairly extrovert character, naturally, I’ve used this as an opportunity to talk. Despite this, I can’t help but think of a number of times where I have decided…

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The Fundraising Challenge Within The Charity Sector

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Fundraising, Fundraising and more Fundraising, a crucial and often difficult task within any charity. Should it really be that difficult? On paper, the U.K. is Europe’s most generous country in terms of donating money, volunteering time and helping a stranger. You only have to turn on BBC for Comic Relief to see the true generosity…

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Optimistic visions of the future of the enterprising landscape in Iceland

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There was something special about my recent trip to Reykjavik, Iceland that I can’t say I have ever experienced before. Not just the bewitching mountains and the dramatic volcanic landscape, nor this being my first trip abroad with my beautiful girlfriend; it was because this was my first research trip. Rarely have I had the…

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Treat Others As You Would Expect To Be Treated – Not always the case!

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‘Treat others as you would expect to be treated’ – Let us be honest, we have all heard this phrase in one walk of life or another. I think the first time I probably heard it was the first stay of school; but it is still something that I hear time and time again. What…

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How to become a ‘Hot Caller’, not a ‘Cold Caller’

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I can’t believe that I  actually just read an article on LinkedIN entitled ‘The best way to cold call’. In some aspects I understand what they are trying to do, but seriously! – have you ever picked up the phone to someone cold calling and thought “Oh that was cold, take my money”, I certainly…

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Why Retail Workers Are The Best At Building Relationships

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  I can’t believe that when writing up my CV the other day I had reduced my retail experience to one line! In shock I decided to do a little reflection on my 2 years of Retail. I see so many posts these days joking about the irritating things that occur in the day to…

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Do we still need business cards?

Business Cards

Two weeks ago I met a gentleman on the train who after our conversation left me his business card; at the time I thought of this as a kind gesture, but as I continued my journey staring out of the train window, it got me questioning; do we still need need business cards in today’s…

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The End Of Print Magazine Publishing?

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The Magazine publishing industry is increasingly being digitised; In this post I discuss the implications of the ‘digital age’ for print media publications along with new trends and opportunities within the publication industry. As a marketeer, I have had a vast amount of experience from  communicating with editorial journalists on luxury design magazines. I have…

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The benefits and challenges of Youth Enterprise

Youth Enterprise

One of my favourite things to talk about is youth enterprise; being a young age of 20 I have noticed that there are certain skills and abilities the youth hold that go hand in hand in hand with starting a business. From my personal experience I have been involved with many enterprising projects, including setting…

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How to run a successful public and corporate event?

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From attending design-led exhibitions, I have first hand experience in the impact an event can have on your brand. Being seen at a well-known event can raise your brand reputation and give you exposure to key buyers and journalists from your industry. But what impact can hosting your own public or corporate event have against…

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