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Events: Physical Vs Virtual

26.05.2020

Lock-down has bought many interruptions and changes for us all and whilst many of those have had negative implications, I want to this month focus on the positive outcomes of COVID-19 in particular for the events industry…As many of ...

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HOW TO CREATE AN EFFECTIVE CONTENT STRATEGY

Companies should always have a content strategy – a plan for the content they are going to create and communicate to their target audience. That said, it’s amazing how many don’t tak...

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Maintaining those valuable business relationships at a distance and in times of crisis

There have been a lot of webinars, blogs and articles surrounding the current Covid-19 crisis, mainly covering topics such as ‘how to survive in business during the outbreak’ or ‘rem...

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Health & Wellbeing Tips During COVID-19 Whilst We Stay at Home

How are you coping with the restrictions to your lifestyle?‘There’s a lot of negativity and fear out there, but we need to find a way to laugh.’Mike Marshall MD of eatsleepthink...

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Keep calm and carry on digitally - Navigating change in these uncertain times

In light of the current circumstances we find ourselves in relating to COVID-19, I find it difficult to write about anything else this month, so I have decided to cover the subject of change and adapt...

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Is Your Business Ready for the Coronavirus?

Coronavirus is big news.At time of writing the UK is in the delay phase, the second part of the governments four-phase plan. Several countries have introduced emergency measures. Italy, the worst hit ...

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When opportunities knock…

This month I thought I’d cover a subject I know many of us can relate to – opportunities.In the business world, these are absolutely what we should be looking out for and grasping with bot...

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2020 vision

It’s a brand-new year ladies and gentlemen, a brand-new year.Now we’ve finished wishing for everyone else’s year to be ‘happy’, it’s time to switch it back on ourse...

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New year, new goals

Here Fiona Duncan-Steer, founder of RSViP Business Networking Agency, suggests useful steps to take to achieve your goals this year.Identify your strengths and work towards developing them &ndash...

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University – does it have its place in the business owners world?

Fiona Duncan-Steer of RSViP shares her own experiences of university and examines whether education and university in particular still has its place amongst the entrepreneurial minded.As Nottingh...

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Work + Life = Balance

In light of the recent media marketing campaigns surrounding mental health, I thought it apt to base this month’s column on the importance of maintaining that all important work-life balance, we...

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TIME VS ACTIVITY

Ask any professional how their week was, and the usual answer will be ‘busy’. However, ask them what they actually achieved during their hectic working hours and the answer may well be ‘not a gr...

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Relationship building – the art of

‘Building relationships’ are the buzzwords of the moment and quite literally everyone’s doing it, whether they know it or not. The question is why is it so important and what makes i...

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19 steps to take in order to manifest your goals

Fiona Duncan-Steer, founder of RSViP Business Networking Agency, presents 19 steps to take in order to manifest your goals.1. Identify your strengths and work towards developing them every single...

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Do You Know Your Worth?

One of the most common questions I get asked is, “how do you know how much to charge in your business?” This tells me that many business owners out there struggle to value their offerings,...

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Which Business Network is Right for You?

I was recently invited to take part in a panel discussion alongside five other owners or representatives of business networks from the East Midlands and I have to be honest my first instincts were to ...

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Making the most of your networking experience

Fiona Duncan-Steer, founder of RSViP Business Networking Agency, discusses how to make the most of your networking experience.What makes a professional and productive networking event stand out a...

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Are you Building an Effective Team?

Are you Building an Effective Team? Team-building events are becoming very popular and it’s a rapidly growing industry, worth around £200 million per year. Businesses are investing more and more...

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Running a successful business…What does it really take?

There are many attributes required to be able to start and run a business and even more to keep it going with longevity and success- all the usual’s; skill, motivation, entrepreneurial mindset, ...

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Stop procrastinating and crack on!

This month Fiona Duncan-Steer, founder of RSViP Business Networking Agency, talks about the procrastination trap, motivation and deadlines.Procrastination is an easy trap to fall into in any...

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Head for Figures in the Cloud

No more software updates. Automatic back-ups. And instant access for your professional adviser too. No wonder JACK MOORE of chartered accountants Page Kirk has become a convert to the ‘cloud’. ...

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