Let’s have a chat about GDPR…

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‘Right, I’ve had enough’ I said this morning to my business partner. ‘If I get one more email telling me unless I go through a complex series of processes the sender will never speak to me again, I shan’t be responsible for my actions…’. Someone said to me recently: we seem to be going through […]

Top ten tips for successful event planning

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For the past few years I’ve been organising and hosting events all over the world. From London, to Abu Dhabi, Singapore to Johannesburg. The contents, attendees and culture may change but the fundamentals of event organisation stay the same. If you’re new to event planning, or a seasoned event planner looking for a reminder,  these […]

Networking – leave me alone…

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Networking & Business Development Firstly, business development (BD) and networking are not marketing. Nor are they more important than marketing. They can be a result of marketing or linked to marketing, but marketing activities are quite different from the relationship building and development associated with networking. I’ve had the privilege over the past eighteen years […]

Thoughts on Ride London

Posted on Posted in Cycling, Fitness

Firstly, what a spectacular weekend. I make no secret of it, I’m a huge fan of cycling. When I was a teenager, often when my friends were out discovering alcohol, I’d be up in the Peak District on my 1992 Raleigh Scorpio conquering Snake and Winnat’s pass. That love affair has never gone away… Ride […]