Are Awards & Accolades in your Marketing Plan?

Are Awards & Accolades in your Marketing Plan?

Having been nominated for an award recently, and then subsequently winning it, I can honestly say that winning an award is great! But more than that it’s an opportunity! Inexpensive and accessible to all, winning industry awards and accolades can be an excellent way to gain recognition, more business, and helps you to stand out from your competitors! As well as attracting more attention, nominations and awards help to build your visibility and credibility as…

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Mental Health Issues at Work

Mental Health Issues at Work

Life is stressful, for more and more employees, or at least employees are speaking up more. According to research from the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), over 40% of employers have reported an increase in cases of depression and anxiety. For employers this means responsibilities. Mainly due to the Equality Act 2010, but also because a healthy and happy workforce is a productive one! But with the challenges of running a business and…

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Art of (War) Business – Sun Tzu

Art of (War) Business – Sun Tzu

The Art of Business could be considered to be similar to the Art of War.  Whilst artistry and war are not necessarily synonymous, Sun Tzu a Chinese military general, strategist, and philosopher of ancient China, challenged this concept for introducing his philosophy of war for managing conflicts and winning battles. Heralded as a masterpiece on strategy it is frequently cited and referred to by generals and theorists including those in business who recognise the similarities…

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Get Media Exposure for your Business

Get Media Exposure for your Business

Media exposure can be an effective for helping your business to develop a competitive edge, as you gain an opportunity to put your message in front of a larger audience. With an educational focus rather than, advertising, this can help you to become recognised as an Expert and your business, a leader in its industry. There are proven techniques that you can use to get your business noticed by the Media: – 1.    Start locally…

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Develop & Distribute your Products for Longevity

Develop & Distribute your Products for Longevity

“After the launch phase, your product is old news. Take advantage of the opportunity to generate interest when your product is new” says Brian Lawley of Optimal Product Process. Yet, when products are flying off the shelves, Distributors often take their foot off pedal, reducing marketing activities and failing to continue learning about their industry, product and as such new innovations; thus making their success short lived. There are a number of 1 hit wonders…

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Young & an Aspiring Entrepreneur?

Young & an Aspiring Entrepreneur?

Business acumen is not dictated by age, but more through a willingness to learn. So being young does not stop you from achieving success as an entrepreneur and aspiring for success. So take a listen for a few tips, and see 10 tips for success from Sujan Patel, Entrepreneur and Marketer, VP of Marketing at When I Work & Contributor to Entrepreneur.com: 1. Do work you care about. It doesn’t feel like work if you’re…

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Marcia M Spence – Success Maker

Marcia M Spence – Success Maker

‘I Am Wonder Woman’ is the latest program to come from the ‘Success Maker’, and NSR’s very own Woman Confidence Builder, Marcia M Spence.  Giving Women Permission to the Powerful, Marcia is keen to encourage you to ‘Step into your Awesomeness’, and seeks to create a safe space in which women can grow. Women of Power & Influence is just one of Marcia’s tools for making success, and having been able to convince her to…

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Make your Brand, ‘Bankable’ – Tanesha Westcarr

Make your Brand, ‘Bankable’ – Tanesha Westcarr

‘From humble beginnings to partnering with leading multi-million pound household brands’, Tanesha Westcarr is all about making your brand ‘bankable’. Author, Entrepreneur, International Speaker, and Huffington Post Columnist, (to mention just a few titles) this woman has risen to the top of her field at just 28 years old. With a message focused on how to Build Your Personal Brand and Iconology™, Tanesha Westcarr is touching the world, speaking nationally and internationally about how to…

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Habits of Mentally Tough People

Habits of Mentally Tough People

Mental Resilience is required to navigate through life! Whether an Entrepreneur, Employee, or Student, we all hit bumps in the road. ‘Pull yourself together’ and ‘Get over it’ are easy to say, but it’s often not that easy to do. It can be particularly challenging when you are feeling at a low ebb and stuck in a rut! However, if you can master it then it could help you to break through barriers, and achieve…

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Cope with Learning Disabilities at Work

Cope with Learning Disabilities at Work

Despite improvements in understanding and supporting learning disabilities and difficulties in education, it could be surprising that employers still often lack understanding of how to support learning disabilities and difficulties with in the workplace.  Yet the prevalence of learning disabilities and difficulties in the workplace is argued by increasing, so how can you ensure if this affects you, that you are able to cope with the requirements of the job.  Click play above to listen…

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