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Why 3 sides of a square?

You are probably wondering why we have called our blog “Three Sides of a Square”. Lots of people do, so you are not alone. Read on, the answer is quite simple and lies in the way we learn and use new information. After all, Jargone is all about learning and development.

Public speaking is the number one fear – Death is number two!

To be successful, every business must find, win and develop customers and presentation is a vital skill in all these activities. But why is it such a feared activity and how good are you when called upon to present? ‚ÄúThere are always three speeches, for every one you actually gave. The one you practiced, the […]

Skills Network – Our Story (so far…)

The Issue When setting up his training and e-learning development business back in 2012, Skills Network founder Chris Jones quickly realised that many of the business skills, such as sales & marketing, public relations, health & safety, HR etc. that he needed and had had access to in the larger organisations that he had worked […]

Tees Valley Business Summit

The team here at Skills Network are busy getting ready for what we expect to be a good day at the Tees Valley Business Summit on Wednesday 8 July at Teesside University with over 800 delegates set to attend. If you haven’t yet registered to attend its not too late follow the link at the […]

We are going to be out and about

Exhibition season is upon us and in full swing. Following successful days at North East Expo and DL Expo at the end of April, we are going to be out and about again in the coming weeks starting on Thursday 4 June at Show Your Mussel at Durham Cricket Club in Chester-le-Street between 10am and […]

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Sunglasses and Skills

The holiday season is rapidly approaching but before you jet-off why not spend a couple of hours brushing up some business skills and building relationships with other small businesses in the region. We can’t guarantee dazzling weather over the coming weeks but we can guarnatee some dazzlingly good dynamic, bite-sized training events that will give […]

Pitch Perfection

First of all, don’t worry if you missed the Skills Network “Pitching for Success” Pitch event this week – we’ll be running it again at a venue near you in the near future. Pitching is an essential skill for every business person, particularly in a small business where you rely on everyone to represent what […]

Prove you are the best

Tip Of The Week Tim Ward, MD of Bid and Research Development, who will be presenting our “Its All In The Preparation” workshop on 23 April at Multi Media Exchange, Middlesbrough provides an insight into the subjects he will be covering with this week’s Tip of the Week. Anyone can say they are the best, […]

Tell it like it is: Pitching your business

Every entrepreneur is a salesperson. There is no getting away from this. You are the person who knows your business best, the person who is in direct contact with potential clients, investors, or employees. You’re ‘in sales’ whether you like it or not – and it’s essential to embrace that fact however unwelcome, and sell […]

Skills Network News Item

Skills Network Launched

Are you an SME in the North East? Jargone are delighted to be launching their new service for micro and small businesses at North East Expo taking place at the Kingston Park home of Newcastle Falcons on Wednesday 19 November.