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VISUAL COMMUNICATION  Many years ago I was invited as a young entrepreneur to attend the first entrepreneurial convention in the European Parliament in Brussels, one evening during a dinner for some of the British delegates I met a retired gentlemen who was a representative and volunteer for a leading...

Who replaced the word Hoover with a Dyson? Where would Apple be without Steve Jobs or Steve Wozniak? Where would we be without our I-pads, I-phones etc.? Where would Disney be without Walt Disney and his brother Roy and their team of Imagineers? What would our childhood memories be without Disney? What will our children’s future...

Over the years I have noted a lack of genuine understanding to the challenges facing Business Start-ups & aspiring Entrepreneurs in particular Women & Young entrepreneurs. There are very few public organizations that provide a sufficient standard of service that functions to the speed & pace of the real...

A Designer/Entrepreneurs perspective on Business Who replaced the word a ‘Hoover or vacuum cleaner’ with a ‘Dyson’? Where would Apple be without Steve Jobs, where would we be without our I-pads, I-phones etc.? Where would Disney be without Walt & his team of Imagineers, what would our childhood memories be without...

The No.1 failure in branding by most small business’s to large multinationals is their failure to fully execute their branding. In my years as a designer advising on branding & corporate identity many companies succeed in creating a great name, logo & brand identity but fail to maximize their...

The second biggest expense for any business start-up is marketing. This is where essential start-up cash is often wasted and crucial mistakes related to marketing are made. From your choice of company name, brand to logo design and securing your URL’s. Plus your marketing is your visual communication with...

STARTUP ESSENTIALS  Over the years I have noted a lack of genuine understanding to the challenges facing entrepreneurs in particular Women & Young entrepreneurs. There are very few public organisations that provide a sufficient standard of service that functions to the speed & pace of the real business world...

In 1997 as a young female business start-up aged 27, I was invited to attend the ‘First Young Entrepreneurs Convention’ in the European Parliament Brussels. One of the main subjects raised over the 3 days was “Ethics in Business”. And the necessity that it should be essential that any...

As an entrepreneur & designer for over 20 years my passion for working with textiles & creating clothes began in my teens with the “self confidence” my creations gave me. This was short lived after graduating with a B.A. Hon’s in Fashion Design, with the realisation that the industry...