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Surround Yourself With Success


A collection of links and resources to help you on your journey to success.

For Productivity

The Five Common Types of Procrastinator – Understand which of the five types of procrastinator you are with this blog post.

Brain Hacking: The 5 Steps for Beating Procrastination  – Defeat procrastination and boost productivity with these 5 steps.

6 Ways to Motivate Your Team on a Monday Morning – Motivate yourself and your team on a Monday morning with these 6 steps.

Asana – Use the free version of this cloud based project management tool to track, manage & organise your projects and tasks.

For Skills

Cracking On – Free events in Preston, teaching essential skills for entrepreneurs, small businesses and manager.

Lynda – Learn new skills with video courses taught by industry experts.

Hubspot Academy – Free video courses & accreditation from inbound marketing experts.

For Knowledge

Business Lancashire – Business publication for the Lancashire area

Lancashire Business View – Online business publication for Lancashire

TED – Video talks on a variety of topics from international experts

Forbes – Print & online publication featuring articles on finance, industry, investing, and marketing topics.

Inc – Magazine & website publishing news and information for small business and startups.

Entrepreneur – Magazine and website that carries news stories about entrepreneurship, small business management.


Downtown in Business – DIB has earned a reputation as one of the most influential, effective business organisations in the North of England and the West Midlands.

North & Western Lancashire Chamber of Commerce – The Chamber of Commerce is the region’s largest business membership organisation representing 1,600 members in Lancashire.

Lancashare – Local resource for sales, tender opportunities, recruitment, training and access to funding in the county.

Shout Network – Business Networking and Support for companies in the North West of England.

Boost Business Lancashire – Lancashire’s Business Growth Hub with the purpose of helping businesses grow.

Pink Link Ladies – Networking group dedicated to promoting female enterprise.