The benefits of mentoring

As part of our philosophy at Tigerfish PR to ‘put something back’ into the business community, we do mentoring, and pro bono work for good causes, like Women in Logistics. Most recently, I’ve mentored the incredibly talented John and Cassie, who head up Animal Pastels. Over our weekly meetings, we covered an wide array of … Continue reading

What ebay teaches us

This week we’ve been ebaying. Getting rid of clothes clutter before the Christmas shop-fest. For those of you who have never sold anything on ebay, the starting price the system suggests is 99p… and then you wait for people to bid on your the item. The highest bidder wins. But here’s the rub. If someone … Continue reading

Are you underselling yourself?

I’ve read a book recently called The Colour by Rose Tremain, about the New Zealand gold rush in the 19th century. It’s a fascinating story, yet in amongst the drama and obsession, one sentence stood out for me. “All of us underestimate the knowledge we possess, for although the getting of it may be hard, … Continue reading

Best things about mentoring

Just recently I’ve been mentoring the amazing Lancashire basketball coach, Renko Ireton, who is starting his first business later this year. Mentoring is organised through East Lancashire Chamber of Commerce as a way for would-be entrepreneurs to get support from established business owners in the region. I’ve really enjoyed being a mentor, and here are … Continue reading