Networking in Berkshire - Business Event Details

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Time Management and Delegation at Hilton Hotel, Reading

September 13, 2019 from 9:30am to 12:30pm
Time management is an essential skill for success in any workplace - this especially true for business ownersManaging your use of time effectively is key to your personal success and the success of your business.In this rapid 1-hour Time Management seminar we'll show you simple step-by-step ways to get your routines in place to GET STUFF DONE!And if you know that you really need to delegate more, or need to get better at delegating, then book on our 90-minute Effective Delegation seminar which…See More
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ActionCLUB Group Coaching - Taster at Fora, Thames Tower

August 7, 2019 from 2:30pm to 5pm
If you run a small business (sole trader up to 5 staff) in the Reading area, we're here to help you with the day-to-day challenges and growth. Come and visit a 'taster' session for the next group starting soon at Fora, Thames Tower, next to Reading Station.For more information and to book on a free taster session, click the link below.See More
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ActionCLUB Group Coaching - Taster at Fora, Thames Tower

June 19, 2019 from 2:30pm to 5pm
If you run a small business (sole trader up to 5 staff) in the Reading area, we're here to help you with the day-to-day challenges and growth. Come and visit a 'taster' session for the next group starting soon at Fora, Thames Tower, next to Reading Station.For more information and to book on a free taster session, click the link below.See More
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Authentic Sales & Marketing

Posted on November 14, 2018 at 17:29 0 Comments

So much of what is taught about sales and marketing is manipulation.

Yet ask any prospective purchaser if they would choose to buy from someone who they think is deliberately manipulating them and I’m sure the answer would be “no”. As buyers become increasingly aware of the trickery that passes as sales and marketing, there’s a danger of being ‘found out’. I steer clear of ‘get rich quick’ methods like bombarding people with emails filled with…


Dealing with Problem People

Posted on November 6, 2018 at 13:30 0 Comments

A key to success is to surround yourself with people who are excellent – positive, supportive, intelligent, motivated, diligent – helping you achieve success. With these type of people it’s still a challenge to run a successful business, but without them, it’s really tough.

So why is it that whenever I meet a business owner and ask about the people around them,…


Seek First To Understand

Posted on October 30, 2018 at 12:26 0 Comments

It was Stephen Covey who said “Seek first to understand, then to be understood” in his excellent book “The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People”.  The reason its such valuable advice is that it’s counter-intuitive and so most people don’t naturally do it.

The trap we usually fall into when trying to get someone to understand us, to see things from our point…


Network to Grow Your Business

Posted on October 23, 2018 at 11:08 0 Comments

You probably want more customers so that you can grow your business? There are quite a few ways to achieve it, but the most effective ways typically involve getting out of your office to network with people. By all means take a look under the desk, behind the filing cabinet, in the cupboards… but I doubt you'll find any new customers in your office! No, the harsh…


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At 10:09 on July 16, 2012, Claire de Fraine said…


Thank you for emailing me and asking for more information about Business and Professional Life Magazine.

I recently joined Archant to specifically work on launching a fantastic new magazine called Business and Professional Life into the local life titles Berkshire and Buckinghamshire life you can take a look at a copy here


Business and Professional will sit inside Berkshire and Buckinghamshire life a long established hugely successful monthly magazine on a quarterly basis and the first edition will be out late September. The magazine has a readership of 56,000 and is mainly made up of affluent, home owners between the ages of 35 and 55. These people are business owners and leaders across the Berkshire and Buckinghamshire counties your prospective customers. Our magazine is available to buy in all major supermarkets and news outlets across the region, as well as on subscription.  It is also available in the region’s premium hotels and estate agents. 


We will also create a digital version of the business issue which is hosted on the Berkshire Life website, which receives 13,500 unique visitors monthly. Our official Business & Professional Life e-newsletter that is emailed out during the quarter hosts the digital edition. The Business e-newsletter is emailed to our commercial business database with over 6,000 of the regions business owners, directors and head of departments and then also to our Berkshire Life e-subscribers so reaching over 14,000 combined.


In the first edition the editorial contact will be:-

  • The Big CEO interview, should your CEO featured or do you know someone I should be talking to?
  • Berkshire Life Talks big business – Are you a big business, should we be speaking to someone in your organisation?
  • Women in Business – Focusing on women who own there own businesses whether you’re a Start up, Small, Medium or large business we would love to hear from you.
  • Event pages – Let us feature your events and showcase your business.
  • Commercial Property news – what’s going on in this sector and what property is available across our region?
  • Recruitment news and vacancies – do you have a high level appointment you need to fill in a specific sector?
  • Local Business news, ones to watch and charitable news – tell us all about the great things you are doing in your business.
  • Power moves - This is for the regions influential new appointments. Have you had someone new join your business that you want to tell everyone about?
  • Feature on Conference centres across the region. – We talk to the best conference centres across our region so you can find the right meeting spots for your needs.

I would love to talk you through the opportunities for your business; in more detail so please do not hesitate to contact me.

Kind regards,


Claire de Fraine

Media Business Consultant

Business and Professional Life Buckinghamshire, Berkshire & Hampshire

Tel: 07584 147 240



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