17 November 2015 By Northern Lights
We have had a busy summer and thanks to all our clients, new and old.
Here are the highlights of what our clients are doing and the trends we are seeing.
We’ve worked with a number of new clients over the summer – including UKTI, Calderdale Council, Leeds City Region Local Enterprise Partnership, Danbro, the Institute of Cultural Capital and a number of confidential clients in the UAE – and are seeing some emerging trends that many businesses should take notice of.
The key points include…
A key element of personal branding is a professional LinkedIn profile. We have helped some 20 business leaders to write a professional LinkedIn profile in just the last few months. Often this is to position them for non-executive/chairman roles; and where directors want to look more a ‘leader of their business’ than their latest CV.
A few tips for your LinkedIn profile
More tips in these blogs
Thanks to the team at DS Emotion for our new Northern Lights’ brand and the design for our website.
And to Jonny Ross and his team for the technical side of our website.
We have helped our client, Pat Chapman-Pincher,to publish a white paper March of the Robots …into the Boardroom looking at the lack of boardroom skills to manage technology.
Pat carried out research among UK business leaders
We have helped Pat secure speaking opportunities – the latest was to 500 directors of FTSE corporates at the Balanced Business.
Here are just a few of the tweets
Pat is keen to help boards understand how the future will affect their businesses – she is happy to speak at awaydays, client events and conferences. Read her blogs for a window on your future.
We’ve also shared our insights on how you can succeed when speaking in the round.
The Institute of Cultural Capital – a strategic collaboration between the University of Liverpool and Liverpool John Moores University – is this month celebrating its fifth anniversary.
We have interviewed academics and cultural leaders and written blogs looking at the value of culture in urban environments, from grassroots initiatives to large-scale cultural events and festivals.
The blog is positioning them at the heart of the cultural debate – talk to us to discuss becoming thought leaders in your field of expertise.
We are regularly asked about how we see the UAE market in light of oil prices dropping. The simple answer is it is challenging in several areas, but the long term is still positive – in our view. Read our blog which pulls together views from bankers, clients, company formation experts and conversations with friends and colleagues.