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Impactful Leadership For Women One-Day Workshop

Want to become a powerful woman leader? Lisa Akesson empowers women to communicate with confidence, credibility and impact. Her Impactful Leadership For Women is an exclusive one-day workshop in March which sounds like a must! Ask yourself – do you … Continue reading

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Are you an IT person?

No, no, not the sort of IT person as in a minor celeb! We’re talking information technology here and how businesses should benefit from it. In this blog from Nick Bettes Consulting you’ll find some great hints and tips as … Continue reading

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Say Cheese!

Lisa has amassed a multitude of skills over time, being an account and business development manager for 15 years then successfully transferring her skills to her photography business. Diverse uses of Lisa’s work includes posters, annual reports, and websites. Not … Continue reading

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Be prepared, not surprised!

What would you do if someone suddenly approached you with an offer to buy your business? Surprised?  You might be interested but would you know how to go about getting the best possible selling solution for you? This happened to … Continue reading

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Want to know how to go from burnt out to fired up?

Opendoorz member Rachel McGuinness helps very busy people who are focussed on their jobs or businesses adopt a more positive mind-set towards living a healthier lifestyle by showing them how to become more productive, more resilient and less stressed. The … Continue reading

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Less Is More …

How many people have you met this year at networking events? Each year we add new contacts, swelling the numbers and filling outlook. If we’re cutting edge we gain more connections on LinkedIn, more followers on twitter, get liked by … Continue reading

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Opendoorz Members Do It Together!

I am always delighted to hear about our members working together for their mutual benefit, often providing a new service to the market. The Opendoorz motivation, energy and business development environment is perfect to encourage business owners to work together … Continue reading

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Welcome to Nick Bettes!

After an early career with Shell, Vickers Shipbuilders, British Gas and Expro International Group, Nick spent nine years in a variety of board positions running subsidiaries of G4S (formerly Group 4 Securicor). During this period, he was responsible for parts … Continue reading

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Top Five Tips for Managing Difficult Conversations at Work

This blog is from Karen Sanders of HR Dept. an executive member of Newbury Opendoorz. Dealing and handling difficult conversations within the workplace isn’t the most pleasant of tasks, although it is a necessary management tool to identifying and resolving … Continue reading

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How fat is your wallet?

The purpose of business networking is not to empty the wallets of your fellow networkers but to encourage them to look for genuine new business opportunities for you. Your role is to encourage, motivate and educate fellow members in how … Continue reading

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