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Next-Up Blog

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5 November 2019 By Victoria Tomlinson

Networking  Skills  Mentoring  Small Business  Purpose  Retirement  coaching  entrepreneurs  Tech

Can a ‘non-techie’ mentor a tech entrepreneur? Yes, absolutely!

I am writing this blog to reassure an experienced generation of business leaders that they have a great deal of value to tech entrepreneurs – and younger people in whatever walk of life.

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24 October 2019 By Next-Up

Networking  Video  Mentoring  Retirement

City MeetUp in Leeds

On Tuesday 22 October we had our first City MeetUp event in Leeds - bringing together tech entrepreneurs and experienced business leaders to help growing businesses and the economy.

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2 September 2019 By Victoria Tomlinson

Blog  Unretirement  Networking  LinkedIn  Non-Executive Roles  Retirement  social media  blogging

Will your social media profile help you win non-executive director roles?

I am hesitating to write this blog.  I want to remind people who are new to social media that whatever you do and say online, can form part of anyone’s recruitment process.

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12 August 2019 By Victoria Tomlinson

Blog  Networking  LinkedIn  Retirement  pre-retirement  social media  database

What’s the best ever contact database for unretirement?

One of the things everyone seems to struggle with once they ‘retire’ is the sheer volume of admin that was once delegated to an EA, PA or colleagues.

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17 July 2019 By Next-Up

Unretirement  Networking  Skills  Mentoring  Purpose  Trustees  Retirement  Retirement Planning  pre-retirement  Volunteering

New opportunities at Next-Up Summer Party

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15 July 2019 By Victoria Tomlinson

Blog  Networking  LinkedIn  Retirement

7 inside secrets to making LinkedIn really work

Last week I ran a workshop for some of EY’s most senior partners who will be retiring in the next year or two – on LinkedIn and Strategic Networking.  It is a joy to be working in my old firm and a reminder of just how bright and interesting these people are – it was very motivating working with them!

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20 May 2019 By Victoria Tomlinson

Unretirement  Networking  Non-Executive Roles  Retirement Planning

Would your personality suit part-time director roles?

Someone in our network recommended this book, Executive Freedom – he is a part-time IT director for smaller businesses and part of the Liberti Group behind this book.

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29 November 2018 By Victoria Tomlinson

Events  Unretirement  Networking  Skills  Conference  Helping Charities  Non-Executive Roles  Trustees

How we can learn from the young – to stay young?

Last week we held the first Next-Up conference. ‘Blown away’ was a phrase I kept hearing through the day. We had more than 100 seasoned professionals as delegates – people who have left or are leaving corporate life and don’t want to ‘retire’ – mixed up with young tech entrepreneurs, charities, private equity firms, headhunters and an online magazine looking for writers.

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17 June 2018 By Victoria Tomlinson

Blog  Networking  Skills  LinkedIn

Using LinkedIn to find new roles and win business

The other day I sat on a train and watched a masterclass in how to build relations and win business using LinkedIn.

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