Visiting the UK’s first Santander Run Work Cafe in Leeds

Innovative bank meets the high street meets business meets cafe!

Find out what happened when I met café manager Bella Gamsu at the soft launch of the UK’s first Work Café on Park Row in Leeds, brought to us by none other than Santander!

With the official opening of the work café opening being on 18th July, the brand new venue offers:

  • expert banking services
  • remote working spaces and co-working facilities
  • meeting rooms and spaces to use for free for a short period of time
  • amazing freshly brewed artisan coffee from Taylor St Coffee
  • friendly staff and a welcoming atmosphere

LinkedIn Profile Tips I Shared at Manchester Business Catalyst Club Lunch

I was kindly invited to speak at Manchester’s Business Catalyst Club, founded by Graham Shiers, on February 14th.

Check out some of the LinkedIn profile tips I shared at the event, including best practice advice for your:

  • profile photo
  • headline
  • background image
  • summary
  • location and contact details.

Future Networking: Collaboration, Networking & Your Digital Footprint

An example of how interactive I make my talks when I speak at events, such as this Future Networking: Collaboration, Networking & Your Digital Footprint event on 17th January 2019.

During the engaging panel discussion, I helped attendees grasp the power of LinkedIn to deliver results, whilst Andrew Cooper, Chief Executive of Leeds BID explored the power behind collaboration. Meanwhile, Susie Cawood, Head of York and North Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce, talked about the value of face-to-face networking and putting these interactions into action.

Livening Up the Atmosphere at LAW 2018 Leeds Networking Event

After not speaking to a single punter all morning whilst exhibiting at Law 2018 Leeds Networking event in September, I decided to take matters into my own hands and share some tips on how to improve your LinkedIn Profile.

Check out how I livened things up by sharing insights including:

  1. How to enhance your LinkedIn headline, profile image, contact info and Summary
  2. Revealing what the key to success on LinkedIn is.

Simply Networking Leeds Business Week Expo 2018

“Craft your message with your ideal client in mind…when you can describe your ideal client’s pain better than they can you automatically position yourself as the expert solution in their minds and they start to reach out to you.”

I met Sanae Floyd, a Sales Coach for coaches, at Simply Networking Leeds Expo, part of Leeds Business Week…here’s what she taught me.

What does your LinkedIn Headline say about you?

“You need to have that 15-second elevator pitch for when you meet somebody” is a common phrase in the business world and I often equate that to your LinkedIn Profile Headline.

You have 120 Characters to get your LinkedIn Headline right – don’t waste them! Watch this video to find out how I would go about writing an attention-grabbing winning headline!

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