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How Bremont Was Built Into An Iconic Luxury British Watchmaker with Giles English (MDE235)

Minter Dialogue with Giles English Giles English is co-founder of the leading luxury British watchmaker, Bremont. With a mission to bring back luxury watchmaking to Britain and a desire to follow his passion, Giles and his brother Nick founded Bremont in 2002. In this chat, Giles shares with us his strategic approach, the way he has…

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How To Craft And Get Reach With Your Message With Alan Stevens (MDE234)

Minter Dialogue with Alan Stevens Alan Stevens is known as THE Media Coach. He’s a reputation specialist, journalist, PR expert, speaker and author. In this podcast, Alan and I discuss the art of storytelling in this frenetic world and the challenge of getting your message out. We look at the lessons to be learned from the…

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How To Find Your Personal Legend And Be Your Best Authentic Self with Noor Tagouri (MDE232)

Minter Dialogue with Noor Tagouri Noor Tagouri is a first generation Libyan-American, who is on a special mission to help everyone find their personal legend and be your best authentic self. Journalist, anchor, producer and speaker, Noor has created a streetwear clothing line (#TheNoorEffect), been featured in Playboy, has produced a number of stirring documentaries…

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How To Add Some Bravery and Heart Into Your Brand with Dave Parkinson (MDE231)

Minter Dialogue with Dave Parkinson Dave Parkinson, the Geordie Geek, spent over 25 years at Nissan, having been head of social and digital. He recently created his own consulting partnership, Brave & Heart, that promises to be “the antidote to juggernaut consultancies.” In this interview, we look at some of the sterling lessons learned of driving…

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The Art of Storytelling With Purpose with John Fortson, Writer and Director of Rated (MDE230)

Minter Dialogue with John Fortson John Fortson is a filmmaker, living in LA, who produced, directed and starred in the much acclaimed short film, Rated. His film has been selected by over 30 film festivals and won 19 awards thus far (check out the trailer below). In this interview, we discuss the inspiration for Rated, the meaning…

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The Building of a Beautiful British Luxury Brand – The Bremont Story

I attended a delightful breakfast session, at Hay Hill Mayfair hosted by LikeMinds' Drew Ellis, featuring Giles English, co-founder of the British luxury watch brand, Bremont. Started in 2002, the mission of the company is to bring back high-end watchmaking to Britain. In 1800, "half of the watches sold in the world were made in Britain." Then, little…

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The Big Data Play in Journalism is Data Journalism

Having attended the Global Editors Network Summit 2016 in Vienna and hosted the 2016 Data Journalism Awards (DJA), I was impressed by how much data journalism is evolving. In this year's DJA competition, there were 471 entries coming from over 50 countries for 12 prizes. Submissions came almost equally from small and large newsrooms; and, most interestingly,…

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Making a Great Presentation – 10 Things You Need To Do To Ensure A Great Speech at #SXSW

Having attended over 20 sessions at South By Southwest (SXSW) 2016, I got the chance to hear some wonderful storytelling and see some great presentations. However, as can be expected with such a volume of sessions, the quality was hit or miss. Some presenters had rock star slides, some used presentations as a [bad] crutch and others still chose not…

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SXSW 2016 – What You Missed From This Interactive – Film – Music Festival

If South By Southwest (SXSW) is an immersive experience that lasts 10 days, it can be very hard to come away with a concrete takeaway. You leave with your head literally spinning and a pocketful of business cards. Leading the "celebrities," there was President Obama, Michelle Obama, Iggy Pop and Willie Nelson, as well as…

How to Make Great Email Campaigns for a Luxury Brand?

If the email is the stalwart workhorse of digital marketing, it can be a tricky channel for a luxury brand. How to make great email campaigns that are effective, valuable and desirable in a luxurious manner? I am on the email list of a host of 'luxury' brands, including such brands as Harrods, Hermes, Chanel, Louis Vuitton, Fendi,…