Lancashire’s drinking water has been contaminated. Used well social media can be brilliant for raising awareness of public health issues. Unfortunately United Utilities did not use it well and this is what happened.
In trying to communicate better with a white goods company that had me going round in circles I took to Twitter. They weren’t there, but what I did find led to this short vlog.
Giving up my morning coffee on holiday got me thinking about the things that we do in our business life that are just a habit and whether or not we are aware that they are just a habit, or if we have come to believe that they are an essential part of our business day.
Like many trainers I get asked lots of questions about social media and as we say, when you get the same question 10 times you should turn it into a blog. Here I have gone one step further and turned 2 of the most common questions into How To screen-cast videos as a summer bumper special.
Recently I bottled up my first brew of nettle cordial, I’ve been making nettle soup for many years because it’s highly nutritious and I just love free food! – But this was a first for me and I had no idea how it would turn out. But sometimes we have to just do that right? Just have a go at something just to see how it turns out.
I made a decision to go self employed when my girl was in her first term of secondary school. Today is her last day and I get to sit in the sun and reflect on how it all worked out.
You may well know that we are slap bang in the middle of GCSEs here in the UK. Yesterday morning my daughter set off to do her maths GCSE and I set off to deliver some team training. At lunch time 2 things happened. I got a text from my daughter about her exam and […]
Yesterday afternoon Theo Paphitis posted this on twitter asking small business owners what is the best bit about running a business. I liked the responses so much I thought I’d share them and see what you think ..
I’m delighted to say that Lancashire business growth support providers got together and agreed that they want to listen and adapt to the new women in business trends , so that they can offer relevant support. To get this started we’ve pulled together a group of partners to organise a day event – Listening Out Loud , June 19th, 9.30am to 2.00pm at Samlesbury Hotel, Preston.
Whilst the voting for the Pitch to Richard Branson (#pitchtorich) competition closed on May 5th, because their website kept crashing and people were unable to register their votes, those very nice people at Virgin have decided to re-open voting..
from 10am on May 18th to 5pm on Wednesday May 20th and I need your help to get shortlisted