Victoria Tomlinson founded Northern Lights PR in 1989.  A former director of Ernst & Young, Northern Lights PR is now a multi-award winning Yorkshire communications agency, incorporating social media expertise. This is a great interview (if I may say so…

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I had the pleasure of attending one of Etta Cohen, the founder of Forward Ladies' networking trainings and it was simple and brilliant. Etta is the founder of the UK’s largest network for women in business, with a database of…

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I've very excited to bring you this very short but packed interview with Danny Iny of Firepole marketing. "Danny Iny has been an entrepreneur for longer than his entire adult life. He quit school when he was fifteen to start…

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I recently had the honour to speak as part of a panel of entrepreneurs at Leeds University. Thank you Professor Nigel Lockett for the opportunity. I really appreciate it. Rachel was on the panel along with Dominic Marrocco and Victoria…

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When were you last really angry? So angry, you just told yourself: enough is enough! Anger is such a powerful emotion. Not always the bad emotion its made out to be if directed positively. It causes people to really change…

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Picture: http://travelnewsnamibia.com/ When you mention asset, people immediately think of cash, precious stones, bonds and other physical things like brick and mortar.  These are all assets. But the Webster dictionary defines an asset as:  A useful or valuable thing, person,…

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{This blog was originally a quick Monday motivation sent to people on my mailist list :)} Enjoy! I went to a live interview and book signing by Hilary Devey, the award winning entrepreneur and very inspirational founder, Chief Executive and Chairman of…

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Are you struggling for clients? Is your cash-flow up and down and mostly down. One of the ways to guarantee a consistently cash-flow is based on the way you package and offer your services. When you get that wrong, you’ll…

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You can read the first part of this article here Step 4: Automate your plan You don’t need an extra item on your to-do list so you need to automate most of your payments so you are not constantly battling…

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Dealing with debt whilst growing your business. I felt I had to write about debt as it’s a real concern for most small businesses, particularly in the current economic climate. Debt whether personal or business can be very frustrating and…

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Meet Achille Traore, the founder of Top Screen Media, a business that provides a unique forum for communication, ticket sales and entertainment through the medium of digital media kiosk terminals in strategic locations. As an ex-footballer whose career was cut shot by…

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Heather Townsend helps professionals and firms become the Go-To-Expert in their industry. Unusually for someone with an Engineering Degree, she accidentally became a writer and used her knowledge on social media to write the current best-selling and award-winning book on…

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Are you really serious about achieving your business and life goals in the coming year? As we come to the end of yet another year, I find myself in talks with people who want to transform their businesses and their…

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I always wanted to host an event that looked at the entire process of building a business. Most events I've been to  focus on small specifics all driven by the new "expert" economy. As a small business owner myself (although…

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This week, I’ve been in two different conversations where the other parties have strongly argued that successful entrepreneurs were lucky. Really, Luck is the reason why people are doing better than you? I don’t believe that for a second. I…

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I’ve been asked this question a few times by people struggling to get clients for their service businesses. "How do you find clients", "How do I get more clients" In my personal experience that are many ways to market your business…

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MORE CLARITY! Yep. That is it. The one thing I hear everyone moaning about is time. They are looking for the ever perfect but elusive tool or approach for managing their time better. "If only I had more time I…

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I'm pleased to announce my full day #kickstartgrowth workshop happening live on the 30th of November 2012 in Leeds at the Old Broadcasting House Leeds. It's a full day training on how to ignite growth in your business. I will…

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I recently spent a strategy day with a client strategizing and mapping out key systems to increase her visibility and credibility in the marketing place. She was looking to relaunch her business and she had rightly sought the services of…

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Smile you are being Googled! That is a good reason why you should start now -  to raise your profile online. I come across a fair number of business owners who believe that simply being good at what they do is…

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