Every business needs specialist skills. One way of curing commercial headaches is employ people with specialist skills, train staff, buy the skills ad hoc and of course, learn skills for your own self development.
On this business skills for success show we’ll learn some of the different skills needed in business with the experts.
Knowing Your Business interview Emma Sue Prince, Dorothea Stuart, Shweta Jhajharia, and Paul Avins.
Asking the questions and extracting some actionable tips is people skills expert, and regular show presenter Julie Cooper.
The podcasts are now available of each interview further down the page.
You can hear the Knowing Your Business show LIVE every Thursday at 10 am until 12 noon on Radio Horton. Listen live.
Director of Unimenta Emma Sue Prince
Director of Unimenta – a free membership site for teachers/practitioners who work in soft skills and employability.
Unimenta exists to support teachers and trainers involved in delivering soft skills.
Members get free personal guidance with marketing and enhancing their own services and help with offering the right materials, qualifications and products. Providing interactive and interesting training materials (from one-off workshop plans to full packages) and professional development through interactive webinars offered on demand.
Members get discounts on psychometric trainer certification, related soft skills products.
Think of Unimenta as a bit like a personal shopper for trainers with added value!
Hear the FULL interview with Emma Sue Prince
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Dorothea Stuart PR Officer, District 91 UK South Toastmasters International
Public Speaker, who also offers mentoring & training for professional success
Member of the District Leadership Team supporting Toastmasters International clubs across the South of the United Kingdom (for 2014/15)
Ian C. Harrison, MBA said
” Dorothea is someone that can really help with business marketing or personal development. She is a professional and takes her time to understand the “problem” and then delivers a very well considered and prepared response /solution. Focuses on her own personal development but also spends time helping others. Great working with Dorothea”.
Hear the FULL interview with Dorothea Stuart
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Shweta Jhajharia Director, ActionCOACH London
Helps build high growth companies. Offers executive coaching & management training.
MD of ActionCOACH London- London’s number one business coaching firm. Core purpose is to help entrepreneurs/business owners create better economic realities through strategies, systems and team. In Shweta’s experience, it not only leads to better profitability but also enhances the long term asset value of the business.
More than sixteen years of experience & learning, including a successful career at Unilever has provided Shweta with an exceptionally strong knowledge base in the key areas of sales, marketing, advertising, customer relationship management, team building & systems implementation. This is the knowledge & experience that Shweta likes to draw on for her clients in small & mid size companies.
Some of Shweta achievements include coveted awards for “Number 1 Coaching Business in Europe”, “Best Client Results Globally”, ”EMEA SalesCOACH” & “World’s Fastest Growing Coaching Business”.
At a personal level, Shweta enjoys family time, outdoor activities, paragliding, reading books and watching art.
Hear the FULL interview with Shweta Jhajharia
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Paul Avins Chief Executive Officer at Digital Gearbox
Business Coach, Business Mentor, F10 Mastermind Coach, Business Wealth CEO, Speaker, Author, Oxford Wealth Club Mentor.
Paul’s impressive track record includes starting, growing and selling a number of his own businesses, as well as generating well over £120 million in new Sales and Profits for the businesses he’s worked with, mentored and invested in.
As a Professional Speaker Paul has also shared the stage with other business guru’s such Michael Gerber, James Caan, Rachel Elnaugh and Joel Roberts as well as working with top Brands including VW, Porsche and Paul Mitchel to name a few of his Corporate Clients.
But Paul’s life has not always been this way. For years he fought to overcome Dyslexia and was not able to even read or write by the age of 8. His business journey has also forced him to over come personal and commercial set backs including being nearly Bankrupt, being almost £80,000 in Credit Card debt and loosing a business valued at over £2m when the Dot.com crash happened.
One of Paul’s favourite mantras is “You get Paid on what you get DONE!” and he is an expert at Mentoring people to get staggering amounts DONE!
Paul’s trademark Practical Business Boosting Strategies mixed with his passion for Personal Development Models have made him a sort after International Speaker, Trainer and Coach.
He’s also a Flippen Constraint Coach and Talent Dynamics Flow Consultant, tools which he uses to Accelerate the speed of understand and growth in the businesses he works with.
Audiences the world over love his powerful take away information, inspirational stories and “how to” tools, tips and techniques results and lasting change in your life and business.
Paul’s based in Bicester, Oxfordshire and lives a full life married to his wife Sue with son JJ.
Hear the FULL interview with Paul Avins
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Also on this show we enjoyed popular our cake feature
This weeks cake was kindly donated and lovingly baked by Sara Butler AKA East’s Magical Creations. After tasting a slice live on air, the remains were taken to Oak ward in the Horton General Hospital for the hard working staff to enjoy.
Hear what we said when we first mention the cake on the show
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The station manager presented the cake to the ward staff later on in the afternoon. He has asked us to pass on their grateful thanks from all the staff to Sara. It’s been very much appreciated.
Click the highlighted text to see the image of the East’s Magical Creations luscious 8 inch chocolate cake
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This week the Knowing Your Business show was presented by Ian Gentles and guest presenter Julie Cooper.
Digital Marketing Specialist based in Banbury Oxfordshire, The founder and Digital Marketing Manager of Knowing Your Business (the business radio show that is a rather useful marketing vehicle with podcasts)
Helps Business towards – increasing their (on and off line) sales and boosting their business reputation. Deals in the aspect of digital communication strategy concerned with understanding market opportunities, cultivating markets and customers, and generating awareness and demand for product and services.
Often known as somebody who spends at lot of time in online social spaces who also has a deep interest in the spaces where technology, culture and big ideas overlap.
Want to contact or connect with Ian Gentles? Click the links below…
Julie Cooper (Adv DipEVG, Cert ACE, BPS:RQTU)
A trainer, coach and author specialising in one to one skills.
Julie is an innovative professional with expertise in, and enthusiasm for, lifelong learning and personal development issues. She has a special interest in helping others develop one to one skills.
Her areas of expertise include assessment, employee development, education and training, guidance and interview techniques. 20 years consultancy experience has been gained through working within a broad range of public and private sector companies.In addition to offering lively training and focussed coaching,
Julie is available to speak at your conference or event. Contact Julie at Spring Development
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