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  • Bob Shimmon

    The You.S.P

    How many times are you asked, what’s your Unique Selling Point? Bankers and Investors will ask you, Marketeers and PR Consultants will ask you – some may even help you search for it! But when you really...

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  • Richard Glinn

    To be or not to be – SCARED? Yes you should be. But for all the best reasons

    I have always found that being nervous prior to public speaking or embarking on a venture, playing sport, attending an interview or hosting an event means that you invariably perform your duties well....

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  • Bob Shimmon

    Find the Gap

    A bright idea that takes advantage of a gap in the market is a perfect ingredient for a successful business. It’s often not hours of market research that reveals these niches, but something that happens...

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  • Think you know it all? So did I

    I’ve been in business, working for other people and for myself, for 30 years. Not much gets past me. I know it all. Well, actually, I thought I knew it all.  When Foundation East agreed to give me a...

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  • What makes a good business plan?

    If you talk to a military man, he will tell you that a plan is unlikely to survive the first hour of the battle. I once served on a joint government / private sector committee that focussed on British...

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