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OBLG Business Breakfast – Cultivating a Mindset for Business Growth

Date: 10th March 2016
Location: Oldham Leisure Centre, Middleton Road, Oldham, OL9 6AF
Time: 8:00am - 9:30am
Theme: Business Strategy, Open new markets & Export, Start a business

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OBLG Business Breakfast – Cultivating a Mindset for Business Growth

10 March, Oldham Leisure Centre with Sharon De Mascia, International Speaker and Business Psychologist.

Action Oldham Fund, Captive North and Oldham Community Leisure.

Free Car Parking.


8:00 Networking with Refreshments

8:30 Cultivating The Right Mind-Set For Business Growth, Sharon DeMascia- International Speaker and Business Psychologist

Many factors impact on business success but the role that our individual attitudes play in bringing about success or failure is perhaps the most overlooked aspect. Psychology Research has explored the individual elements that contribute to business success and has identified that there is a particular mind-set that facilitates success. Sharon De Mascia will introduce the underlying neuropsychology behind a Growth Mind-Set and look at the factors that help facilitate business success.

Sharon De Mascia is the Director of Cognoscenti Business Psychologists Ltd. She is a chartered occupational psychologist and a chartered scientist. She is an expert in well-being, leadership and change and has over 25 years’ experience of delivering change/project management, wellbeing, leadership, entrepreneurship and other organizational initiatives across all sectors e.g. Santander, Movember, the Vita Group, NHS, and ATL etc.

Sharon is a published author and an executive coach as well as being a supervisor for the global MBA at Manchester Business School. Sharon is Prince2 qualified and is a guest lecturer at two Universities i.e. the Manchester Metropolitan University and the Liverpool John Moores University. She also teaches Leadership Psychology at the University of Reykjavik. She is the co-convener of the British Psychological Society ‘Psychology of Health and Wellbeing group’ and a committee member of the Association of Business Psychologists. She is also the Organizer for the CIPD ‘Signet’ group for Independent Consultants and a member of the Manchester CIPD Committee.

8:50 Action Oldham Fund, Clare Taylor, Voluntary Action Oldham

Half of British adults state they are more inclined to buy a product from a company that donates to a charitable cause. Find out how you can build your company’s profile and reputation in the community by partnering with the Action Oldham Fund.

The Action Oldham Fund supports the Borough’s good causes with grants and donations of time, professional skills and services. We enable connections between charities and businesses, building greater understanding and mutual appreciation of strengths, to transform the communities we live and work in.

9:05 Growing Your Business with Video, Tom Marshall, Captive North
Audiences love video, which is why it is fast becoming the most powerful digital marketing tool. From access to high definition video on mobile devices to effective means of lead generation and social engagement, video is the way forward for growing your business.

Captive North is a dynamic multi-platform video production company, with clients ranging from small businesses to multinational corporations, including the BBC, Boots, NHS, Bloomberg New Energy Finance and Greenbelt.

9:20: Oldham Community Leisure, Corporate Membership

9:25 OBLG Announcements

9:30 Optional tour of new centre

Opportunity to win a 6 month premium membership to any OCL centre, worth £100.


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