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Is your project feasible?

As Project Managers it’s important that we don’t shy away from asking those key questions at the start of a project. Often we accept new projects gracefully, seeing it as an opportunity to develop our skills, learn and embrace change. The reality is that one project can jeopardise the success of another without careful planning. The kick off meeting This …

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Masterclass

Project Managers’ Masterclass Creative Marketing: Promoting your Events – 16 June 2017 We have an ever increasing array of social media tools literally available at our fingertips. It has never been easier or cost effective to; promote an event, reach a wide audience, enhance our audience experience and even measure the results. This masterclass will unlock the key to pulling …

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Raising Aspirations with Education Plus

  Following our recent move to TaB Centre Plus in Enfield we have been fortunate to enhance our portfolio of work. Creative Training Hub recently piloted our Business Enterprise Course as part of their Education Plus programme. This course is aimed at young people ages 11 to 18 who are not currently in mainstream education.   Similar to our Crafty …

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Crafting successful projects

Are you asking the right questions? During our project management course we highlight 10 key steps to making your projects a success. These steps span across four stages. The first stage is to define your project aspirations. This is followed by planning, implementation and delivery, and finally bringing the project to a satisfactory close. Now imagine you have just been …

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What it means to make a difference…

I have been running Creative Training Hub since 2013. As well as delivering training courses on Social Media, Marketing and Project Management, I have been working with small businesses, charity organisations and entrepreneurs. On one hand, I love supporting small businesses to grow. Discovering my hidden talents in writing successful grant applications, project managing and impact measurement all works wonders …

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Making your project a success

2015 has been an amazing year for Creative Training Hub. We started our community project in September 2015.  The overall aim is to reduce family poverty in Enfield with our eight-week business and craft training programme for young parents.  18 parents registered. We provided a creche so the parents could focus during the workshops. Each week included a different craft …

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3 things to avoid on your Facebook page

  Here are 3 things you should avoid doing on your Facebook Business Page. I’m assuming you have completed your profile, branded your Facebook Page with an Avatar, Logo and added some personality. Resist the temptation to Sell! Sell! Sell! The same principles of other social media platforms apply to Facebook. Avoid ‘buy now’ tactics. It should be 80% content …

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Should I set up a Facebook Page?

I was recently asked this question at a Social Media workshop. Here is why I think it is good practice to set up a Facebook Page.   Facebook Profile  v. Fan Page? A Personal Facebook Profile is ideal for those wanting to communicate with their friends. I have found that my online friends are more interested in what I cooked …

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Why is the story so important?

Storytelling in marketing is becoming extremely beneficial for entrepreneurs and business startups. Our story forms part of our business legacy and our personal brand. Storytelling in marketing is a technique that many entrepreneurs and start up business owners are yet to master. A compelling and genuine story will entice people. It is a great way to grab your audience attention …

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Supporting teenage parents in Enfield

Crafty Business Enfield is a six-week programme, providing business startup and craft workshops for young parents living in Enfield.  The project is supported by Enfield Council’s Resident Priority Fund and is designed to help raise the aspirations of young and teenage parents. Like many London boroughs, Enfield has pockets of social deprivation and one in three families are living in …

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