Simon Fawkes

I help hi-tech companies grow faster in niche export markets through: - hi-tech export coaching - facilitation - consulting: business planning, marketing strategies and exporting. I have an unusual background, being a linguist with fluent German and French as well as a “reformed engineer”.

Most commented posts

  1. Closing the gap. Can Australia catch up with New Zealand? — 8 comments
  2. Applying “The Art of Action” to Your Business — 3 comments
  3. Mindshop Change Success Model — 3 comments
  4. “Yes, no or maybe”. The diplomat and the lady. — 2 comments
  5. We should all be vigilant and combat racism! — 2 comments

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Infographic – 10 lessons from YMB Properties on working as a distributed team

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How B2B Businesses Are Tackling Social Media In 2014

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The infographics show the potential of social media for B2B businesses in 2014. These UK figures are relevant to B2B companies in other markets. How will you be using social media for your business in 2014? What are the most important social media channels to you? Feel free to share this post and to contribute …

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Where’s The Money Gone?

A seemingly simple question for a business leader to ask and one that most would think it would be easy to answer. Unfortunately in many organisations it is not that easy to get a handle on where the money is going. If we take an average business in the manufacturing sector then perhaps 25% of …

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Leading With a Challenge

“People are tired of simple things. They want to be challenged.” Umberto Eco I recently finished reading an interesting book called The Challenger Sale, by Matthew Dixon and Brent Adamson. I’m not big on reading book reviews disguised as blogs, so I’m not going to spend 1000 words talking about the book. I’ll just strongly …

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