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Hi! I'm Nigel Rawlins

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Transform Your Business: Key Concepts in Marketing and Strategy Explained

Hello Reader, Episode 44 of the Wisepreneurs podcast introduces you to Dr Debra Zahay-Blatz, a marketing professor at St. Edward’s University in Austin, Texas. What I wanted out of the conversation was to provide my listeners with some practical insights into the core marketing concepts and how they apply to your business. Understanding the Core Concepts Marketing: Dr Zahay-Blatz defines marketing as delivering value to your customers and capturing value for your firm. It’s about...

4 days ago • 3 min read

Hello Reader, Breaking OutImagine being a young girl in a sleepy 1960s Australian country town, dreaming of becoming an author. For women then—especially in rural communities—career paths were limited: nursing, working in the local shops or bank, secretarial roles, or, if lucky, teaching. Hazel Edwards was determined to aspire to something as unconventional and creative as "author." She defied norms to craft her extraordinary, multi-decade career as a renowned "authorpreneur." Life-Changing...

11 days ago • 3 min read

Hello Reader, Insights from a Multilingual Business Coach In episode 41 of the Wisepreneurs podcast, I spoke with Anna Molnár, a multilingual business coach living in the Hague who brings a unique perspective to empowering women entrepreneurs. With her diverse background and passion for reading, Anna shares valuable insights on how language and literature can shape your entrepreneurial journey. The Buzz on BEE: Anna's Approach to Helping Women Flourish Anna's company, Blossom Empowering...

18 days ago • 2 min read

Hello Reader, I've been connecting with independent professionals worldwide on the Wisepreneurs Podcast, managing everything from interviews to promotions. Each episode is crafted to bring you valuable insights. Please subscribe to the Wisepreneurs Podcast on your preferred podcast app and leave a review. If you have suggestions for inspiring guests, I’d love to hear them. Insights from a Digitally Savvy Czech Publisher In the latest episode 41 of the Wisepreneurs podcast, I had a...

25 days ago • 2 min read

Hello Reader, In episode 40 of the Wisepreneurs Podcast, Úna Herlihy, co-founder of The Indie List, shares her valuable insights on freelancing based on her dual experience as a seasoned freelancer and the founder of a platform connecting skilled independent professionals with companies in need of their expertise. You might like to apply Úna's insight and advice to your professional services, even if your background differs from her marketing and communications expertise. Whether you're...

about 1 month ago • 3 min read

Hello Reader, Episode 39 of the Wisepreneurs podcast features the valuable insights of Melisa Liberman, a former corporate executive turned successful independent consultant. Melisa generously shares her wealth of knowledge and experience in value-based consulting. With over 160 episodes in her podcast, "Grow Your Independent Consulting Business," Melisa has dedicated herself to helping high-end corporate consultants thrive. She provides invaluable insights and advice for those transitioning...

about 1 month ago • 2 min read

Hello Reader,In episode 38 of the Wisepreneurs podcast last week, European freelancing expert Robert Vlach shared his valuable insights on navigating the complexities of the freelance landscape. I'll be honest in that his conversation changed my thoughts and understanding of how I would approach my work with independent professionals. As the author of "The Freelance Way" and founder of http://Freelancing.eu, Robert offers practical advice from his extensive experience and deep understanding...

about 2 months ago • 2 min read

Hello Reader, In last Friday's episode 37 of the Wisepreneurs Podcast, I spoke with Marleen Deleu, cofounder of the online knowledge platform Nextconomy, to discuss the growing freelance economy and its implications for professionals and organizations alike. The interview shared some valuable insights and practical advice that can help you navigate the changing world of work and help you to thrive in the age of freelancing. Marleen, hailing from Belgium, offers a unique perspective on...

about 2 months ago • 2 min read

Hello Reader,In this week's newsletter, we explore Michelle Kvello's transition from CFO to successful consultant, examine the emerging talent shortage and the idea of the flexible workforce with Marleen Deleu, and discover a powerful technique for finding your next business idea from "Future Proofing You" author Jay Samit. Whether you're considering transitioning from the corporate world to consulting or growing your existing business, understanding the ins and outs of running a successful...

about 2 months ago • 3 min read

Hello Reader, In episode 35 of the Wisepreneurs podcast, I had the pleasure of speaking with an incredibly dynamic Sue Ellson, an independent LinkedIn specialist based in Melbourne, Australia. Sue shared her fascinating journey of carving out a career as a "gigster" after leaving the corporate world. Her story and insights are especially relevant for independent professionals, particularly women over 50 who may be considering a career transition. Key Takeaways: Employability is about having...

2 months ago • 2 min read
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