Travel industry dinner with onefinestay: #AfterDinnerRoundup

  This week we had the pleasure of Andy Batty, London's General Manager of onefinestay speak at our latest travel and hospitality dinner. Dining in the private room at Jamie's Italian on Denman Street, Andy's fellow diners chatted about the process of taking a business from start-up to grown up. Coming from an entrepreneurial family, it came as no surprise that Andy would delve into the world of startups. After a short ...

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Tips on being a master of operations

The diners who joined Ghilaine Chan, Plug-in COO for startups and SMEs, for dinner last week  at The Anthologist left with notebooks full of tips and advice for becoming a master of execution and operations. Here are a few snippets to whet your appetite: When you are limited with resources, you need to focus and work out what is important. Read The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen ...

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Perfect your pitch with MetaSpeech next week

Speaking in front of people can be incredibly nerve-racking for even the most seasoned public speakers. And we have to do it all the time, whether pitching for investment or new business, selling an idea or ourselves or presenting information to others. Cue MetaSpeech founders, Emma Zangs and Mariana Marque, who've built a business that helps people become relaxed and confident speakers for pitch presentations, job interviews, or even in front of a camera. Their ...

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Practical tips and running your business better #AfterDinnerRoundup

This week's dinners have been all about building successful businesses, from practical tips and real life examples to being a master or execution and operations in order to run your business better. Ghilaine Chan, a Plug-in COO, spoke on Tuesday night to her fellow diners at The Anthologist, whilst Hephzi Pemberton, business founder and investor, talking last night providing insider knowledge to help avoid the problems and pitfalls that businesses ...

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Ten tips and tricks for building a business

The fabulous Hephzi Pemberton gave some superb tips to her fellow diners at dinner this week. (Check out the #AfterDinnerRoundup here.) Take a look at Hephzi's top ten tips and tricks for building a business: Treat everyone like a client We treated our candidates all like potential clients. This gave us all the right attitude. It doesn't matter what business you have, people matter. Have this at your heart of ...

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Dinner with onefinestay anyone?

We love the breadth of options now available to people in the travel and hospitality industry, including those provided by the pioneering hospitality brand, onefinestay. If you don't know them already, they give guests the chance to stay in distinctive homes while the owner is out of town. With onefinestay's recent announcement of a $240m strategic deal with AccorHotels, we thought it was high time we organised a dinner to hear all about how they went ...

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Get practical tips and run your business better – Next week’s dinners

If you're interested in how to run your business better (who isn't?), next week's dinners are the perfect line-up to do just that. From practical tips and real life examples, to becoming a master or execution and operations. We've got you covered. Run your business better: be a master or execution & operations As a founder, you don't always have the luxury of hiring in roles like COO or GM in the ...

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“Stand up, stand out” Ladies only dinner #AfterDinnerRoundup

Last night we had a fantastic evening at Aubaine  for our female members with phenomenal Mary-Louise Angoujard, founder and Managing Director of Rapporta, a consultancy firm specialising in leadership coaching and training. Mary-Louise shared with her fellow diners her tips on presence, body language, vocal impact, assertiveness and quiet confidence. As a specialist in leadership and women's leadership development in particular, Mary-Louise spoke about personal impact and presentation skills ...

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Crowdcube Dinner #AfterDinnerRoundup

The Anthologist in The Square Mile is a beautifully trendy venue with a crowd that is winding down from a days work blending in nicely with the smart restaurant goers. Tuesday night's TableCrowd dinner saw Jonathan Keeling, Head of Partnerships, talk to his fellow diners about the importance of partnerships for new businesses with limited resources, as well as how to maximise this for your growth strategy. Jonathan worked previously at ...

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