Lessons from…..

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Lessons from Dale Carnegie (who?)

Dale Carnegie’s acclaimed self-help book How to Win Friends and Influence People published in 1936 still holds true today. I particular like his Six ways to make people like you. These are: Become genuinely interested ... Read more
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Lessons from Henley Regatta: Final thoughts

My final blog post on the Henley Regatta, and some final thoughts for you. I had a thoroughly enjoyable time and will bring away some fabulous images and experiences with me I’ll probably never forget. My final tak... Read more
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Lessons from Henley Regatta: The people

People watching – what a terrific pastime it is! I’m a very visual person, with a background as a professional photographer, so I really enjoyed all the outfits, hairstyles, personalities and characters that ... Read more
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Lessons from Henley Regatta: Our day

“Didn’t we have a loverly time at the Henley Regatta……” It was fantastic! I went along with my husband Michael and my baby sister Kathy (the very talented photographer Katherine Ashdown), co... Read more
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Lessons from Henley Regatta: The brands

My family and I were lucky enough to be invited to the wonderful Henley Regatta recently, and I had some great takeaways from it I wanted to share with you. I always see marketing lessons wherever I go, and feel that som... Read more