Duane Henry, Actor and Star of NCIS | How to get work in Hollywood

Duane Henry, Actor and Star of NCIS | How to get work in Hollywood

From Handsworth to How to get work in Hollywood British Actor and new Star of NCIS, Duane Henry took time out to come into the New Style Radio studios to talk about his journey to Hollywood. Back home in Birmingham for the first time since landing the part of MI6 Officer Clayton Reeves in NCIS one of CBS’s top shows in the US, Duane shares with the Financial Style a lot of information that you…

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Aston Performing Arts Academy – 10 Years in Business

Aston Performing Arts Academy – 10 Years in Business

#ArtMatters is the mantra of the Aston Performing Arts Academy (APAA) during April as they celebrate 10 years of proving that Art indeed Matters! Through a unique partnership with Birmingham City University and Birmingham Conservatoire, APAA has been able to create a performing arts outlet for the children and young people of Birmingham which has been instrumental in empowering their lives through performing and creative arts. Over the last decade, hundreds of young people have…

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The Creative Economy

The Creative Economy

According to official statistics published by the Dept. for Culture, Media & Sport, the UK Creative Industries in 2014 was worth £71.4 billion, equivalent to £8 million per hour and 5% of the total UK Economy and nearly 6%. The value of services exported by the Creative Industries was £15.5 billion in 2011, 8% of total UK Service Exports. In this Special Report, you learn more about the Creative Economy and what it has to…

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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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Entrepreneurs Creating Aspiration!

Entrepreneurs Creating Aspiration!

The Creative Economy and Industry offers Entrepreneurs fantastic opportunities for not only pursuing their passions and talents, but also to develop strong, longstanding businesses.  However some Entrepreneurs have found ways to take it one step further and use the Creative Arts as a tool to develop; inspire, and achieve with others. Tru Powell, Creative and Events Director at Aston Performing Arts Academy CIC and Melanie Morrison, Director of Trained To Succeed join me in the…

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Tru Power of Performance

Tru Power of Performance

Tru Powell is Creative and Events Director at Aston Performing Arts Academy CIC (APAA) and Managing Director at The Alternative Wedding Group. Co-founder of APAA, Tru not only supports the development of over 150 young people with a passion and talent for the Arts, but also uses this role to guide young people into careers, passions and otherwise inconceivable opportunities. Click play above for the full interview, and see below for Tru’s final words of…

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