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In sales and proud

young professionals

How many times have you been at a networking event and introduced yourself to someone who responds with titles like, Account Manager, Business Development Manager, Executive, anything but admit that they are in sales? I wholly understand the reticence of salespeople not wishing to tar themselves with the brush of other’s poor behaviour in industries […]

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Global Entrepreneurship Week is just the beginning for ambitious start-ups

Lara Morgan highlights the skills gap stopping leaders take their business to the next level As Global Entrepreneurship Week approaches, thousands of Britons will take inspiration from entrepreneurs like Richard Branson, Michael Dell and Mohammad Yunus and start their own business. These businesses could hold the key to the UK’s economic recovery, as outlined by […]

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Gate8 Win FSB Award

Following our blog post on 7 July ‘Take a Brave Pill‘ outlining the amazing career journey of Alistair from Gate8  we are delighted to announce Alistair, Gate8, is THE WINNER of Best New Business – Federation of Small Business 2014.  We would like you to share with us an overwhelmingly LARGE Mahooosive congratulations for the star in […]

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If celebration breeds success – how much do you celebrate?

We are delighted to announce that our very own Michelle Gudgeon (or M as she’s known to us – as she really is the mastermind behind all that we do!!) was the proud recipient of the Virtual-ly The Best Assistant in the world at this year’s Superstar Awards. Michelle received her award as recognition of […]

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Lara Morgan Interview – Hertfordshire Business Independent

Lara was recently interviewed for the Hertfordshire Business Independent. Here’s what she had to say: Lara, thanks for taking the time to talk to us here at the Hertfordshire Business Independent. Can you tell us a bit about your background? At the age of eighteen, I taught myself the art of sales and within three […]

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Lara Morgan on The Apprentice: You’re Fired, Tuesday 28th May

No-nonsense entrepreneur, Lara Morgan, appears next week on The Apprentice: You’re Fired panel, to discuss the week’s hospitality procurement task. The BBC reality TV show sees candidates take a business trip to Dubai, where they are tasked with sourcing items for a new multi-million pound hotel. Both teams face the challenges of international business negotiation. […]

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