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12.06.17

Where are Mrs Mays’ Mentors?

Whilst digesting the new state of play in UK politics over the weekend with many thought provoking articles, radio and television programmes it struck me that our Prime Minister can not have a Mentor(s). If she does then she needs to replace them! The art of mentoring provides guidance and hindsight on a path previously. Read more Read more

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London Conference 2017 – thank you!

We would like to say a big thank you to to everyone who attended the 3rd Annual ABM Conference on the 14th March 2017.  It was a fantastic day and we enjoyed seeing you all.

We would like to say a special thank you to all our sponsors, workshop experts and supporters including;

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Speed Mentoring Event – FREE FOR BUSINESS OWNERS

Speed Mentoring Event London Business Mentoring Conference, British Library, 14th March 2.45 – 5pm   Access to the UK’s most credible Business Mentors A successful showcase; what works and why Five fifteen minute one to one sessions with Mentors of your choice   Expertise: Operations, Strategy, Innovation and IP, Sales, Marketing, Access to Finance, General. Read more

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My Trip to the Palace

It was with great delight that I read the email which landed my inbox from The Department of Business Innovation and Skills – BIS – informing me that I had been nominated for an invite to Buckingham Palace, for one of the three Garden Parties this Spring/Summer. There is also one held at Balmoral. The. Read more

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Case Study – by Isla Baliszewska, ABM Mentor

Business overview Lynette has a background in tailoring and worked in the IT industry in videoconferencing and software; an intrinsic part of her roles being the customer experience. She founded Tailored For You to create unique and individually-made beautifully tailored bespoke suits based on sophisticated scanner technology. Isla started mentoring Lynette under the Rural Business. Read more

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Monthly Mentor Profile – April/May 2015

Hayley Erner How did you start Mentoring/Providing Business Support? I worked in my family’s Manufacturing and Importing Diamond Jewellers since leaving school. We retailed and wholesaled and had as many as 70 people employed at it’s most successful. I never really enjoyed the business, but it was the path I went down and when I. Read more

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Monthly Mentor Profile – February 2015

Christine Butenuth How did you start Mentoring/Providing Business Support? Having run our own business for over ten years I felt that it was time to help colleagues who wished to start a business, knowing the difficulties someone can have when setting one up. Strange to say, this is especially so for those who have degrees. Read more

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Monthly Mentor Profile – December 2014

Chris Dowling How did you start Mentoring/Providing Business Support? I started mentoring over two years ago when I met up with Let’s Do Business who are based in Hastings. I worked with them on a voluntary basis to help with their delivery of the New Enterprise Allowance (NEA) – a government programme to support people. Read more

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Monthly Mentor Profile – July 2014

Steve Currie How did you start Mentoring/Providing Business Support? Originally a management accountant by profession, I moved into general management and reached board level, then after 20 years started my own business, in 2002. Since then I have gained a teaching qualification and I am now a sessional lecturer for local colleges. My mentoring started. Read more

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