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The “Meet Richard Branson” Principle

If you were offered the chance to meet Richard Branson or an insurance salesman, to discuss whatever was on your mind, which would you choose?

My guess is you would say Richard Branson simply because he would probably say something that really resonated with your working life in some way or other.

Of course, like me, you might think insurance is a necessary evil but it doesn’t grab your attention so easily.

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Putting it simply! Basics that go wrong – all the time!

MVJ logoPutting it simply!

Basics that go wrong – all the time!

Morgan Vincent Jones (MVJ) Associates

Sponsored by Shakespeare Martineau

Sharing information on getting the basics right and lessons learned from experts in the field.

Inputs from:

Stefan Drew – Further education marketing specialist and best-selling author

Colin Evans – Former inspector and highly experienced sector guru

Mel Hollands – Apprenticeships and work based learning consultant

Rachel Jones – Funding and data specialist and former Vice Principal

Ioan Morgan – Leadership and management, values, behaviour and recovery expert and former college Principal.

Allan Shaw – Maths and English Consultant, experienced inspector and former acting Principal.

Lawrence Vincent – International student, governance specialist and former Principal.

MVJ is a partnership between:

Ioan Morgan CBE, a Principal with 30 years’ experience of leading outstanding colleges and former Chair of the 157 Group;

Dr Lawrence Vincent, the recently retired Principal of Bournemouth and Poole College with a wealth of experience with growing international work and is the Author of “10 Difficult Questions No Principal Wants To Be Asked”; and

Rachel Jones, a data and funding expert and is the turn to consultant for colleges refining their data, and a former Vice Principal.

Date: Friday October 23rd 2015 – 10 am- 2pm

At: Shakespeare Martineau:No 1 Colmore Square, Birmingham, B4 6AA

Cost: £25.00 per person RSVP:

To book then please contact stacie-shakespeare@live.comShakespeare logo

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Listen to Dr Srikumar Rao Live in London

Senior staff at Microsoft, Google, Merrill Lynch, Chubb, IBM, Johnson and Johnson, Deutsche Bank, Accenture. Tata & Yahoo pay big money to get advice from Dr Srikumar Rao.

Not only is Srikumar a noted academic and TED presenter; he is someone who also advises me from time to time.  I’ve known Srikumar for a quite a while for a simple reason.  We mastermind together.  That means we get together once a month and exchange ideas.

Srikumar used to teach on MBA programs at Columbia. You can also find his TED talks on YouTube (see below) and he runs a Personal Mastery course that gets rave reviews.

This course normally costs $1000s and is normally only run for private clients.

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Lessons from the AoC Business Development conference

Business Development ideas for FE / FHE colleges The AOC Business Development conference was a great success; over 120 people from a wide range of college based and private providers attended.

As I was one of the speakers and am a regular contributor to FENews this leads to a predictable outcome …. so here is my FENews article on Lessons from the AOC Business Development conference

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