I have been offering workshops for small groups in collaboration with The Refectory Table based in Loughborough, Leicestershire, for a number of years now. These days are always very productive and relaxed, you get the time and support you need in a small group to explore your own path for development, boost your confidence, learn new tools and techniques and find a fresh way of thinking about the way you work. And the food is great!
Take this day retreat from the everyday pressure of work to think clearly about the ways you can develop your business.
I will help you analyse the way your business performs, tune up your business thinking, and think creatively about your options for the future. This day is ideal for anyone who suspects their business has inherent imbalances that need to be addressed, or wants to take time to think about new directions.
The workshop includes:
- A mini business MOT - assessing strengths and weaknesses.
- Looking at long-term options.
- Thinking about new products and new customers
- Your ‘route to market’.
- Thinking realistically about tactics to increase income.
- How to balance ‘business’ and ‘creative’ effort.
- Setting out a personal business action plan.
- Leaving with goals, targets, and timescales.
I’ll explore each step in detail and with plenty of time for discussion, enabling you to clarify the way ahead for your business and get to grips with how to make it work for you in the future. You’ll leave feeling refreshed and with a great deal of clarity about what you need to do next and how to do it.
Venue & What’s Included
This workshop is for a maximum of 6 people and run on Saturday 23 September 2017, 10am - 4.00pm in a welcoming and spacious house with a beautiful garden (that opens to the public for the National Gardens Scheme) in Loughborough, Leicestershire. Full details and directions will be sent to you upon booking.
You’ll be well looked after with refreshments all day, a home cooked two-course lunch (the venue caters to all dietary needs) cake before the final session.
Your booking includes:
- A 45 minute follow up coaching call with me to keep you on track. This can be taken at any point within six months of the course.
- All the course materials on a CD.
- An Ebook of ‘Make Your Creativity Pay’ or 'The Art of Shouting Quietly'.
You can book your place direct with me here, or via The Refectory Table on Eventbrite HERE which also gives you the option to pay in two instalments.
What People Say
A very relaxed way to consider your business life & career - whilst engaging with like minded folk. Dionne Swift, Textile Artist & Tutor
Great creative business course in relaxed surroundings with great good. Very good value. Andrew Findlay, Blacksmith
A great opportunity to take a step back and think about what you actually want from not just your business, but your work/life balance. Kate Bajic, Jeweller
Well worth the time, I would recommend to others - both individual makers and other CPD providers. Beatrice Mayfield, Development Manager, Crafts Council UK