Helga Hosts ISAN Conference Networking Breakfast for Making More of Outdoor Arts

Helga Hosts ISAN Conference Networking Breakfast for Making More of Outdoor Arts

    Last week saw the ISAN Conference, a celebration and discussion of outdoor performance, come to Birmingham Hippodrome. Both Helga and Emily attended the conference, and it really was an inspiring couple of days, with speakers on everything from fundraising to the way that digital technology will change outdoor performance and arts in general […]

BizzInn Free Networking Event for Creative, Tech and Entrepreneurial Startups

BizzInn Free Networking Event for Creative, Tech and Entrepreneurial Startups

The BizzInn Business Incubator at Birmingham Research Park are holding their first free networking event on Tuesday 4th June, from 5pm – 6:30pm. “The event will give you a chance to find out more about how the BizzInn will work, inspect the new facilities on offer and network with entrepreneurs and professional advisers.

Empowering Sales Teams though Networking

One of our clients gave us a fabulous testimonial which we think shows just how important effective networking can be. Ruth Pipkin, the MD of Birmingham based Rewired PR said: “Getting the most out of networking is a vital skill for people at any stage in their career, and good networkers can have a hugely […]

Julia Hobsbawm talks about Networking, BBCr4

We couldn’t agree more with the sentiment of this interview featured on Radio 4 yesterday. We think that being a skilled at networking is just that. It is something that is learned and not a personality that you are born with or without. We continue to deliver training that encourages people to think about giving value […]

The best of Creative Shift

Following the closure of Creative Shift in March 2016, with the consulting arm of the business moving within Birmingham Hippodrome, this site now operates as an archive for our free business resources and the wealth of information available here on the blog. Here are some of our most popular posts: William Ury: Negotiation skills and the […]

RE:Present : Transforming the Diversity of Cultural Leadership

More than 50 new and established leaders in arts and culture will be supported by an innovative new programme to support the next generation of cultural leaders in Birmingham. The programme aims to support those from diverse backgrounds in Birmingham, and has been developed in a unique partnership with Birmingham City Council, Arts Council, the University […]

Podcast – An interview with Sam Slater

In this month’s podcast, Helga talks about those pesky butterflies that we all get when networking, talks to Birmingham musician, producer and record label owner Sam Slater about confidence, and looks at how the island of Lanzarote harnessed an artist’s vision. You can find Sam’s projects here – The TG Collective Mubu Stoney Lane Records