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Agile Strategy - How do you respond to changing customer demand? #agilestrategy   #strategy  
Change is the only constant in the world today and failing to plan is planning to fail.If you believe these two expressions then you should be using business planning tools that are agile so that they are living documents that can flex with your business as the external environment changes.They should be easily shared and communicated with your team and then be able to be quickly updated to reflect the new reality.With easily update-able document...
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The Apple Watch - are you going to buy one? #applewatch
I love seeing how people interact with new technology – and what impact it will have on our digital experiences. My shiny new Apple watch arrived today. After a few hours with it I’ve gathered a few of my initial thoughts…At Reading Room, we try not focus on the technology – but rather look at how a new device (or in this case new category of device) will fit into delivering a better digital experience. Another screen in our livesIn looking at th...
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+Designed2Eat (my daughter's company) has had its gluten and dairy free fudge brownie nominated for an award at the Free From Awards. Wishing her luck from a proud Dad!
 
Mantra Media and Designed2Eat are incredibly excited to be going to the FreeFrom Food Awards tomorrow evening in London, near Regent's Park!
It's going to be a fantastic foodie event!

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Useful reminder of what really motivates people #motivation  
“The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us,” narrated by author Daniel Pink, is an eye-opening look at human motivation in the workplace. What I walked away with is something I discovered through years of dissatisfaction at work: we're motivated most by autonomy, mastery, and purpose.If Pink is correct, we can use his conclusion to discover what will motivate us to work with passion and enthusiasm for a long period of time.1 is the Loneliest N...
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Why did Vincent lose his ear? #collaborative   #learning  on the #ipad  
Digital Mysteries: Vincent van Gogh is a unique app for KS2 which allows pairs to work simultaneously on one iPad with a task mapped to the national art/English curriculum for England. Users are given illustrated slips of inf...
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Looking for an innovative collaborative approach to learning using technology? #innovation   #collaborativelearning  
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Would you like a fun way to get your learners involved in understanding the elections in the UK? Take a look at this App
Where should Grace put her X on May 7th? Free PSHE/Citizenship app for KS3 It is election time. Wherever you look there are politicians aiming to win you over. Debates, Q and As, sensationalist headlines, tweets and Facebook ...
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A great article on how great customer service can help in the healthcare sector
 
Effective customer service is held in great regard by all businesses, and those working in health and social care place a high priority on this vital aspect of their relationship with customers and the local community.

The Springhill Care Group is keenly aware that every person should expect a quality and person-centred service whilst living in a care facility - Read Theresa Swan's latest #blog by clicking on the photo link below

#Socialcare   #Blog   #CustomerService   #Community   #Springhill   #SpringhillCare   #Care   #Lancashire   #Bristol   #CareHome   #CareHomes  
In the second of a series of articles examining key issues within the care sector, Theresa Swan, Springhill Care Group's learning and development manager, looks at customer service. Effective customer service is held in great regard by all businesses, and those working in health and social care ...
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Useful reminder of what really motives people #motivation   #leadership  
“The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us,” narrated by author Daniel Pink, is an eye-opening look at human motivation in the workplace. What I walked away with is something I discovered through years of dissatisfaction at work: we're motivated most by autonomy, mastery, and purpose.If Pink is correct, we can use his conclusion to discover what will motivate us to work with passion and enthusiasm for a long period of time.1 is the Loneliest N...
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Looking to help your students to develop real life schools? Take a look at #collaborative   #learning  using the #ipad  for #innovationineducation  
With Easter weekend upon us, we’ve released an iPad app to help students age 11-16 learn about the topic in an interactive way. Rather than the usual price of £1.49, the app is FREE for the whole of April. Click here to downl...
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Stephen Hawking's emotive plea to stop motor neurone sufferers from dying without a voice http://ind.pn/1ASAiwr
As well as slowly losing the ability to walk, pick things up and even swallow, those who suffer from the progressive nervous system condition motor neurone disease face the terrifying prospect of being left unable to communicate.
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Need to know how to make the most of #hastags  ? Read the latest blog from +Moz 
Hashtags, which make it easier to find, share and curate content on social platforms, can be an invaluable tool in your marketing arsenal.
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Non-Executive Director | High Growth Business Coach | Facilitator | Marketing including Digital | Lean | IT
Introduction

Peter Dickinson is an experienced director, high growth business coach, change management consultant, advisor, and facilitator and has worked with over 300 companies helping them develop a systematic approach to developing their business.
Working with companies, Peter Dickinson will help them crystallise their vision, rationalise strategy, identify the most cost effective routes to market including the development of new products, develop a consistent sales approach, enhance customer service, streamline processes and identify key performance indicators to help drive their business to meet the goals of the main stakeholders.

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High growth, strategy, coaching, facilitation, change management, turn around management, sales, marketing, product realisation, non-exec role, process mapping, flow and waste reduction, group problem solving & Enterprise Education and Work Related Learning 

Key sectors include business to business products & services, education, not for profit, engineering, manufacturing, environmental and building & civils trades & contractors.

Peter Dickinson is a the author of the free ebook,"Unlock the Secrets of a High Growth Business". Download it from KUB's web site (www.kub-uk.net)

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Working towards RYA Yachtmaster and 4* Sea Kayak Leadership award
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Digital Non-Executive Director | High Growth Business Coach | Marketing inc Digital & Social Media
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Strategy, Leadership, Executive Coaching, Group Problem Solving, Marketing including Digital, Sales, Project & Change Management, Customer Service, ICT, Systems, Process Mapping.
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  • Winning Pitch
    Growth Coach, 2013 - present
    ‘I am currently a registered and approved Growth Coach for GrowthAccelerator. GrowthAccelerator is where ambitious businesses go for new connections, new routes to investment and the new ideas and strategy they need to achieve their full potential. My role as a Growth Coach is to work with companies on a one-to-one basis providing relevant and individual support.
  • KUB Ltd
    Director | Business Coach | Interim, 2001 - present
    Peter Dickinson works as a Non-Executive Director, High Growth Business Coach and Strategic Facilitator. Peter has worked with over 300 companies in a wide range of industries and from startup to £15m Turnover
  • E4A Ltd
    Director, 2005 - 2013
  • Vistage International
    Group Chairman, 2012 - 2013
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UK election app for 11-14s
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Learning about the Crucifixion of Jesus on iPads
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With Easter weekend upon us, we’ve released an iPad app to help students age 11-16 learn about the topic in an interactive way. Rather than

Great artists in history - Art curriculum
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What is the most interactive way to celebrate Shakespeare Week?
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If you don’t know already, this week (16th - 22nd March 2015) is National Shakespeare Week, and to celebrate, we have made our three mysteri

Are iPads the Answer in Education? By @refthinking | UKEdChat - Supporti...
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The power of Christmas
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There’s been a gradual influx of fairy lights, trees being decorated and Santa’s Grottos popping up. Then of course this week, doors of adve

Beaming teachers into SOLEs (Self-Organised Learning Environments)
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As part of the School in the Cloud research team, I went along to Newcastle University’s launch of SOLE Central - a hub of research into SOL

How can you double the availability of your iPads?
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More and more schools are taking up iPads, with teachers excited about the various ways they can be used. With the expense of the devices th

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How Your Brain Processes Logos [Infographic]
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The Social Media Manager's Guide to Staying Organized
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Remembering the 11th of November
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Helping younger students learn about Remembrance Day. It’s that time of year… waking up to darker mornings, winter coats coming out and pump

Xiaomi, Not Apple, Is Changing the Smartphone Industry
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How to Design Content Remarketing Campaigns That Actually Work
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Why Coupons Work [Infographic]
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Learn the data on customer spending, and how coupon campaigns can increase brand visibility and sales.

How to Create Mobile Marketing As Unique As Your Users
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How can ‘just another cool technology’ be made into a powerful learning ...
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New and exciting collaboration tools such as multi-touch technologies or programs allowing multi-mouse have big potential to significantly i

How Product Packaging Affects Buying Decisions [Infographic]
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