“No man goes before his time – unless the boss leaves early.” Groucho Marx Alec “Groucho” Jones Hall, minus cigar, “health, health & safety!” had them rolling in the isles at the launch of Thames Valley EXPO at Green Park, … Continue reading Groucho and “She” who will be plc welcome all to #TVEXPO
When you’ve got a great idea you want to share with someone at a big corporate and you don’t know who to call… what do you do? In the old days, when you worked in corporate HQ you could ask … Continue reading Are you missing the office banter?
Pound for pound (lb4lb.org.uk) is about scratching each other’s back… we help you, you reward us! POUND FOR POUND DONATE HERE THANK YOU Stuart & I were talking the other day about losing weight, how I’d lost a stone & … Continue reading Pound for pound think your weight campaign…
I had 30 minutes to write something this morning and wanted to focus on the Dragon Boat race… Reminded of the photo above and how I thought it was the best smiley photo of me… how the Dragon Boat race … Continue reading Why is it important to SMILE?
Pictures paint 1000 words… so they make a great substitute where you can’t use video… videos paint 1,000,000 words! I’m putting together a document called “The 39 Steps of Crowd Funding Success” and I’d like 39 pictures plus one for … Continue reading Crowd Sourcing Some Pictures, Can You Help?
Enjoy this Christmas tale… 😉 1. First we had family, friends & the local community who, in days of old, would help folk out in their time of need, offering a helping hand. Put your pig in the bottom field … Continue reading 12 Good Reasons to Look at Crowd Funding
Here’s a little Christmas stocking filler that you might want to get that special someone… Stuart Young, some of you may know from slow networking over at Binfield or the Dragon Boat race last summer, is a multi talented chap … Continue reading Will you be changing anything after Christmas?
Our next Lunch event in Reading on Tuesday 16 December is the Christmas one and our last Thames Valley event of 2014. Come and enjoy an NRG Networking lunch at the Hilton, Reading with a high quality mix of people … Continue reading NRG Networks Christmas Lunch
A generous benefactor has found a couple of tickets for the Emirates Stadium in their Christmas stocking and he’d like to make someone’s Christmas. We’d like to hear positive stories about people who have overcome adversity or gone beyond the … Continue reading 2 Seats for Arsenal v QPR Boxing Day
Enjoy the video from last year… You are invited to enter your company or club for the fun event of the summer season, High Wycombe Rotary Club’s Dragon Boat Race Sunday June 2014. Squads of up to 15 people, aged … Continue reading Join our Dragon Boat Crowd Funding Page
Every year, Spencer Denney Centre feed around 100 older people over 3 days around Christmas time. Catherine, the centre manager, likes to make it special with an individual gift for each attendee. The table is decked out with all things … Continue reading Christmas Lunch for Windsor’s Older People
Last night the friends & families of the children of Windsor enjoyed hearing their young offspring giving presentations to a packed house, delivering them better than most adults! Youth Speaks is a National Rotary competition where a team of 3 … Continue reading Windsor & Eton Rotary Youth Speaks Heat 2014
Slough Business Community Partnership SMCP held their annual conference at the Hilton, Colnbrook last Thursday. Fiona Mactaggart, MP for Slough, inspired the audience to come together… The President’s Award went to Shaida Akbar @uptonleaunity bringing the community together across Slough. … Continue reading Corporate Social Responsibility in Slough
Dave Hampton got some great news this week, he was judged THE Sustainability Leader at the Sustainability Leaders Awards 2014. So pleased for him… EDIE are the leading publisher in the environmental space… 10 years ago I “sponsored” them to … Continue reading THE Sustainability Leader Award Winner 2014
Denis Blandford Christmas Cards are selling out all over Windsor… he’d be so chuffed! I called into Christ Church URC yesterday, looking for Crowd Patch projects to get my teeth into and they were having a Christmas card sale… where … Continue reading Denis Blandford Christmas Cards selling out…
A weekly gathering of like minded folk, interested in getting more out of Crowd Funding. • Many people have ideas but anything web based makes them dizzy. • Others who are technically competent struggle with generating ideas. • Then there … Continue reading CROWD PATCH brings you THE IDEAS CROWD!
This week I’ve been swimming deeper into the world of Crowd Funding and came across this amazing story… Amanda Palmer crowd funded her own album to the tune of $1.2 million… how did she do that? She simply asked her … Continue reading All you have to do is ask…
Who do you know who is like this guy, a real Santa Claus… Let’s see those twitter hash tags… #REALSANTACLAUS Graham Hill is a really good sort… he employs around 20 people, ensuring their needs are met before he fills … Continue reading Who is your # REAL SANTA CLAUS ?
Posted this on my Business in Berkshire LinkedIn Group last week but I felt the need to also share it right here, right now! What go from 2672 members to over 5000 in a day… you must be off your … Continue reading Looking to double the membership TODAY!
A year ago today Hurricane Yolanda hit the Philippines devastating many of the islands… At the time, while looking at various videos around the impact I came across one that implied the intensity might have been increased by US Military … Continue reading Hurricane Yolanda The Philippines One Year On
Before you read Carla’s story, do remember to give generously when you see the British Legion representatives collecting… You’ll find these handsome chaps in Tescos Windsor… Ian tells me the public have been very generous and just his team are … Continue reading Please don’t remove the Tower poppies
Over the last year myself & others in the area, namely Carla Delaney, Stuart Young & Colin Willman have been hosting Slow Business Networking events. The aim was to bring people out on a Friday for a spot of business … Continue reading Slow Business Networking NEW Community Format
Transform business spaces with artwork from local schools and colleges. Hire artwork from Local Arts Loan and support your local schools and colleges and ‘more arts’ a Berkshire arts development charity. We are currently seeking businesses who will partner us … Continue reading Local Arts Loan
Hard to believe that it’s less than 2 months since we launched the Ebola Campaign in Marlow. At the first meeting, there were 16 Clubs represented, along with the Town Mayor and representatives from Marlow Churches together and members of … Continue reading Rotary Club of Marlow Ebola update October 2014