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International Business Women’s Conference day 1

The International Business Women’s Conference opened on Tuesday, 13th May at Belfast’s Waterfront Hall.  Hosted by Women in Business NI,  over 500 delegates gathered for a packed programme of networking, keynote addresses, panel discussions and business master classes aimed at inspiring, empowering and unlocking potential and, ultimately, driving economic growth. […]

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Start-up Story: Wemakedesign

Wemakedesign is a brand and identity business founded with the intention of focusing on identity and brand creation for small to medium sized businesses. The core focus always being to translate complex business solutions into effective, compelling and simple brand design solutions. We’ve worked with clients large and small from […]

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Business Women As a Platform for Progress

Ellvena Graham was speaking at the International Business Women Conference this week. Here are some of the points she made. A good few days for Belfast and NI The International Business Women conference will carry on what has been a really positive past few days for Belfast and Northern Ireland.We […]

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Start-up Story: Lucy Annabella

Colleen was inspired to create Lucy Annabella Organics when she realised that ‘being organic’ is as much about what we put on our body as what we put into it. About Lucy Annabella Organics At Lucy Annabella we believe in Organic. All our essential and vegetable oils are carefully sourced […]

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Bite Size Sales Series

Newtownabbey Business Network Invites You To The BITE SIZE SALES SERIES Could your business benefit from increased sales? Tuesday 13 May 6.30pm – Sourcing prospective new customers Tuesday 27 May 8.30am – Digital selling and your business (social media) Tuesday 10 June 6.30pm – Understand your customer Wednesday 25 June […]

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An Agent for Purging the Bowels

If you translate the word cathartic from its Greek meaning to English then it roughly translates as ‘an agent for purging the bowels’. We had to look it up after a businesswoman contacted us saying that using the business planning tool over the weekend was a cathartic experience. This lady […]

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Effective Time Management

With businesses dramatically changing, the pressure of multi tasking for all levels of staff has hit an all time high. Some are responding well while others are feeling the pressure and feeling undervalued and underappreciated. For managers who are feeling this and not willing to adjust, this is the end […]

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Dose of Reality

We’ve tens of thousands of small businesses on this island. Some grow. Too many don’t. We can blame the government…the banks… the small domestic market…. Europe… We also have to look into our hearts, perhaps, to figure out why. If your business is struggling, here’s some hard questions about business […]

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Start-Up Story: SOAR by LUMINOSITY

In a minor alteration to the immortal line from the movie Rainman, “We’re counting cars”! Its not just cars, its pretty much any high value asset. In fact it’s not just counting either we’ve created an initial 2 applications from 1 product. The concept for SOAR came from real issues […]

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