Saturday Strategy

The podcast for business owners who want to cut the crap and get the answers...

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  • Niamh Kelly - What employers need to know in this time of change
    On this episode of Saturday Strategy, host Johnny Themans welcomes guest Niamh Kelly, a Human Resources executive with 25 years of experience in employment relations at the highest level in the corporate, public, and voluntary sectors. Many businesses have either changed the way they’re operating or have decided to open up into new markets, including […]
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What is the Saturday Strategy podcast?

All too often, whilst we’re running our businesses, we’re just too busy to learn everything we need to learn. And the upshot of this is that staying ahead of the curve is just about impossible.

Saturday Strategy Podcast

That’s why we’ve developed  this practical business strategy podcast for business owners. We aim to provide you with regular bite-sized easy access to carefully chosen experts. We can then rely on them to solve this problem by telling us what we need to know – so we can cut through the crap and get on with growing our business…

Listen to previous episodes:

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  • Niamh Kelly - What employers need to know in this time of change
    On this episode of Saturday Strategy, host Johnny Themans welcomes guest Niamh Kelly, a Human Resources executive with 25 years of experience in employment relations at the highest level in the corporate, public, and voluntary sectors. Many businesses have either changed the way they’re operating or have decided to open up into new markets, including […]
  • How to grow your business by tendering for bigger jobs...
    Welcome to the 30th episode of Saturday Strategy! On today’s episode, host Johnny Themans welcomes guest Scott Brown, CEO of EiB Group Ltd., to discuss bidding for large contracts and the main opportunities they provide for SME’s. He explains that SME’s don’t exploit these opportunities as they could because they usually don’t understand this process […]
  • Essential listening if you own commercial property
    On this episode of Saturday Strategy, host Johnny Themans welcomes guest Jason Batty, founder of HJR Tax, to discuss a special tax savings opportunity valued at an average of £25,000 for people who have commercial property. He explains (in a way that’s easy for folks like us to understand) the process of making claims for […]
  • How to go from one-man-band to business owner with Geordie Wardman
    On this episode of Saturday Strategy, host Johnny Themans welcomes guest Geordie Wardman, serial entrepreneur and founder of Onestop Devshop, a software development company. Geordie is here to offer insight on scaling any business, while focusing on software companies. A problem that many people in business face when they start out is the challenge of […]
  • How to put your best foot forward and present the best version of yourself with Lucy Key
    On this episode of Saturday Strategy, host Johnny Themans welcomes guest Lucy Key, Owner and Performance Director at Performing Perfectly, to speak about communication and how performance and business are connected. To clearly articulate our message to who we’re working with, we need to be able to use our voice and body language to communicate […]
  • How to be super engaging online when using video
    In this weeks episode, we are joined by presentation and pitching expert Michael Trigg as he guides us through how we can implement effective changes to improve our overall presentation skills. He discusses the importance of face-to-face presentation and what we can be doing to make our Zoom calls/ online discussions as engaging as possible.  […]
  • Time to freshen up your homepage with Robert Elding
    This week we are joined by marketing expert Robert Elding who guides us through how we can take a new look at our business website to freshen up our homepage to engage fully with our customers. He shares his ideas on how we can identify what our customers are looking for, understand what their needs […]
  • Direct mail - A fundamental component of our business marketing strategies
    Marketing expert Hannah Montgomery joins us this week to guide us through the advantages of developing an effective direct mail strategy and ensuring that we implement it as a vital part of our wider marketing plan. She shares her ideas on how we can create high quality, targeted material that considers our customer demographic to […]
  • Mickey Bushell, Paralympic gold medal winner - "Work with what you've got..."
    Mickey Bushell (MBE) is a truly inspirational local athlete from Shropshire who has competed at five world championships, five European championships and three Paralympics representing team GB- all from his wheelchair. Alongside this, Mickey has built a career as an emotional intelligence coach, focusing on non-verbal communication and has started his business Project Emotion in […]
  • Tips on how to stay positive during lockdown
    Jason Green is a health and wellbeing specialist who's High Performance Program focuses on implementing high performance habits that help business owners reduce stress so they can take control of maintaining a healthy work/ life balance. In this episode, Jason shares his expertise and tips on how we can remain positive throughout this period of […]
  • How to attract young talent to your business
    Our guest today, Jemma Redden, is one of the key founders of Access Generation, a social enterprise that encourages businesses to employ young people by empowering employers to attract the next generation. In this show- she shares her expertise on how we can make our businesses more attractive to young people and offers straightforward guidance […]
  • Keep calm, stay in control during Lockdown and beyond
    Following a successful career in education and working in supportive roles with a whole host of different people, Maggie Everett set up her transformational life coaching business Soulutions4life last year. In this podcast, Maggie offers useful, practical advice for how we, as business owners, can look after ourselves during this lockdown period and beyond. She […]
  • Sympathetic selling during Lockdown
    In our 20th Saturday Strategy episode - Sarah Bishop - long serving recruitment specialist and sales guru - provides her expertise on how we can best communicate with our customers throughout the Lockdown period and how to sell sympathetically, considering their needs. It seems that many businesses are finding it difficult to sell during the […]
  • Help during Lockdown - understanding loss and grief
    Lisa Richards is a trained Grief Recovery Specialist & Mental Health First Aider based in Shrewsbury Shropshire. She is part of a growing network of specialists managed & licensed by Grief Recovery UK set up over 10 years ago to teach recovery from grief and loss. Having suffered from a series of traumatic events in […]
  • Life after lockdown with Denise Waite
    Denise is an award-winning HR professional who provides local, pragmatic and affordable HR advice, support and services to SMEs. In this show- she shares her ideas on how we can adapt to life after lockdown. She talks about the effect that the UK lockdown may have on our businesses and offers us practical advice on […]
  • The importance of building trust and authentic business relationships
    Sophie Thomas is an experienced marketer with a history of working in technology and SaaS industry sectors. She is motivated by creating marketing campaigns that deliver tangible results and aims to make a difference by highlighting the importance of company culture and values for business growth. In this show, Sophie shares her thoughts on the […]
  • Time to refocus on our local businesses - Interview from BBC Radio Shropshire
    Interview with Sally Themans on BBC Radio Shropshire. Talking about the Let's Get Local campaign to support our local economy.  --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/good2great/message
  • Alex Lowe's 6-T System for effective online marketing
    Alex Lowe is an automated marketing expert. Following 10 years experience in the digital marketing industry, Alex has become a specialist in creating traffic funnels and generating leads online. Prior to marketing, Alex started his career as a hypnotherapist - his knowledge on psychology is immeasurably interesting and useful. In this show- he shares his […]
  • Taking a look at Public Relations with Carl Jones
    Carl Jones is an award-winning journalist who now divides his time between PR, media consultancy, magazine editing, hosting radio and TV shows and performing master of ceremonies duties at awards events, conferences etc. He is now the editor of B2B glossy Shropshire Business, which was named Midlands Magazine of the Year for 2018. In this […]
  • Teresa Heath-Wareing's Lockdown Marketing Action-plan
    Teresa is an international Keynote speaker who works with Directors/Senior Managers of small to medium size businesses to ensure their Marketing budget is being used to full effect through a range of Marketing tools. She specialises in Social Media Marketing and works with businesses to understand the benefits of Social Media, integrating it into their […]

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