Well, isn’t this weather lovely! We seem to be at that sweet spot when mornings are nice and cool, breaking into lovely sunny days, long may it continue!
Thank you to everyone who attended May's launch events, we hope you had a good time and enjoyed the buffets supplied by Kreative Catering.
FSB Digital Next Event
The first collaboration with the FSB and their event sponsor, Digital Next went ahead with success. The presentation on the digital SEO was very well delivered, easy to understand, providing a great insight into why getting digital SEO right is so important and some of the techy stuff behind it. The next evening networking event is still to be confirmed but we are looking at dates for September.
Laughter Yoga Session
Our first Yoga laughter session, provided by Jay Mistry went down well, I hope everyone went back to work after the session, feeling energised and with aching cheeks. We intend to hold more events and workshops like this, we would love to hear your ideas.
Understanding Your Customer -NatWest X FireUp Thursday 8th June 8am – 10am
Understanding who your customer is, is vital to ensuring your business operates as efficiently and profitably as possible. But with customer behaviour being so fluid – especially just now - remaining valuable to customers’ needs to be a regular focus.
Join us as we explore the different ways you can focus on the problem you solve for your customer, ensuring that what you’re investing precious time and resource into is going to keep them coming back.
Free Networking & Presentation on Perfect Pitching.
The ability to pitch is one of the first and most important skills that anybody involved in business development, skills or management must master. Whether you have one hour, ten minutes, one minute or just a few seconds you have to get your message over clearly and, perhaps, very quickly.
Unfortunately, it is one of those things that many people “hate”.
This session will introduce you to 3 ways to introduce yourself: a classic elevator pitch, a compelling one-line pitch and a one- word pitch.
What will attendees take away from the session?
Attendees will develop, practice and take away a 60-second Elevator Pitch, that they can tailor for different audiences, networking events etc.
After the session attendees will be sent a copy of The 4 Ps of Perfect Pitching
Power Of Mindset – NatWest X FireUp Workshop & Networking
Our mindset shapes everything we think and everything we do. From the brand of pasta or loo-roll we buy to the top priority business decisions we make. Often these decisions are made for us by our unconscious and could often be holding us back because these decisions are uncertain or uncomfortable – especially just now.
Join Adam Clayton from the NatWest Business team and take a deep dive into The Power of Mindset. We’ll be looking at how our mindset is formed and influenced to understand why different situations feel comfortable or not. You’ll come away with a deeper understanding of your own mindset, where it may be holding you back, and the tools and techniques you need to take the next uncomfortable step.
Breast Cancer Now Afternoon Tea x International Co-Working Day - Wednesday 9th August
We will be supporting McMillan with their afternoon Tea Campaign. The date for your diary is Wednesday 9th August. More details to follow in the coming weeks about what we are planning and how you can get involved.
Hywel Evans has now joined us as the Business Advisor for Fire Up. Hywel is available to offer guidance and business across a variety of sectors and can assist with some of your business pain points or areas of business that you may not be fully experienced in. Hywel will be able to provide you with information on any upcoming programmes and cohorts that you can access via the Growth Company. Hywel will be in Fire Up regularly each week. If you wish to arrange a meeting with Hywel, you can email him directly at email@example.com or by speaking to the Fire Up team.
I would like to introduce and give a very warm welcome to the newest business to join our Fire Up community, Dysons Drainage & Plumbing Limited (link). Liam has years of experience within building maintenance and construction but has recently started his new business in drainage and plumbing services.
The Business started trading in March after being created in January. They are part of a national network of franchisees with Drain Doctor who formed in 1974. The business is growing every year and is part of a wider network called Neighbourly.
“We provide all drain type services to commercial and domestic customers offering anything from drain unblocks to repairs to CCTV surveys for home buyer reports.
We have well trained and time served staff who are all qualified to use there equipment and all are DBS checked for peace of mind.”(there might be a quote option in the Fire Up website)
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Looking forward to another successful month here at Fire Up Co-working Space.
Paul Ogle - Centre Manager
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