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26
Nov
2009

The Mother of all decisions

by Claire Martinsen on Thu 26th Nov 2009 11:59

I heard Gaby Hinsliff on Radio 5 the other night, talking about her change of direction. She was Political Editor at the Observer, but resigned to spend more time with her son.  She is now a freelancer, who gloriously describes herself as ‘manic working mother who finally had enough of having it all. Now trying […]

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22
Nov
2009

Becky Betts tracks down Breckland Orchard on BBC Norfolk's Treasure Quest

by Claire Martinsen on Sun 22nd Nov 2009 17:28

We were entrusted with a very special task this week by none other than the Questmaster of BBC Norfolk’s Treasure Quest – to be the ‘hider’ of the 3rd clue!  Treasure Quest is where the whole of Norfolk get behind David Clayton and roving treaure hunter Becky Betts on a Sunday morning to help solve […]

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07
Nov
2009

Lessons from Innocent: Profitability and Sustainability can go hand in hand...

by Claire Martinsen on Sat 07th Nov 2009 11:46

Attending Destination Growth 09 at Duxford easier this week was a real learning maze – diverse speakers on diverse topics and each provided lots of stimulus for taking back to your own business. I was lucky enough to spend 30 minutes listening to Jessica Sanson – the Sustainability Manager at Innocent.  From Oz originally Jessica […]

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05
Nov
2009

Leadership lessons from the BBC....from Greg Dyke

by Claire Martinsen on Thu 05th Nov 2009 18:53

A great leadership speech from Greg Dyke When Greg resigned from the BBC he had 6,000 emails of support from colleagues and employees. The question that Greg posed to the 800 strong audience was ‘How many of your staff would do that for you?’………a sobering thought indeed.

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