Events, activities and new services from Ascent Learning

Video in Marketing Course 30th October

Video is everywhere. Video gets you noticed. Video is a must-have in marketing. No budget for video? Wondering what video to shoot? No problem! You probably have all the technology you need already. Come along to our two half-day sessions to learn: How the professionals make awesome videos with a phone (morning) Secrets to creating marketing content that people want to watch, read and hear (afternoon) Book for either or both sessions and hear

The NEW Marketing Blueprint course launched

After months of development followed by testing and refinement with clients, The NEW Marketing Blueprint on-line course launched on 3rd September. It consists of an on-line course of 9 chapters, personalised virtual support and access to a community of like-minded marketers. The on-line course has 9 videos and 34 downloads of templates, practical exercises and reference documents. Ascent Learning courses are hosted on the Thinkific portal. You can find them

Spelthorne Borough Council Breakfast Briefing

This was our first experience of running a briefing in a restaurant – the pillar was an inconvenience but it didn’t detract from the experience! This was a repeat of the highly successful Employer Branding briefing we ran in Guildford, and again we had great feedback from the audience who found the tips we shared very valuable.

Costello School “Inspire the Future”

Pure Potential and Ascent Learning support the “Inspire the Future” programme providing connection between local schools and the business community. We gave a talk to the pupils at the Costello School in Basingstoke on what job descriptions in recruitment advertising actually mean – so they have a better idea of what roles to apply for.

Portsmouth University Business School Impact Week

As part of our voluntary support for education, we ran a series of workshops and interactive networking sessions at Portsmouth University Business School. The workshops provided guidance for those soon to graduate, to select jobs that most suited their preferences, skills and aspirations. It was received very enthusiastically and we found out later that it was the most popular event on the Impact Week calendar!

How to attract the best talent to your team: Breakfast Briefing on building an Employer Brand 28th April 2017

28th April 2017 Attracting the best talent to join your organisation can be a challenge, particularly when there is fierce completion for good people in areas of high employment. On 28th April 2017, Neville will be presenting a Breakfast Briefing at the Surrey Technology Centre in Guildford for the Enterprise M3 Growth Hub. Neville will explain the significance of developing a great Employer Brand; why this matters to candidates; how

PLUGinLONDON Panel Discussion on Marketing Technology at techUK

On 26th January 2017 Neville chaired the panel discussion “Marketing in the time of omnipresent technology” at the PLUG Polish Technology Link meeting at techUK.  The panel included Justis Saayman (IMB); Paulina Mitelsztedt ( and Andrzej Woynarowski (Logisfera Nova), all experts in the the field of marketing technology. Established in 2014 Polish Tech Link has become by now the most important new technologies community within the Polish diaspora in the

Pure Potential now Certified Partner for MyObjectives

Partnership focuses on managing change, increasing business performance and implementing sustainable success DUPONT, Washington, Nov. 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Alliance Enterprises, Inc. (Alliance) announced today a new partnership with Pure Potential Development, a leading business management consulting firm headquartered in the United Kingdom. Pure Potential Development will offer Alliance’s MyObjectives software to a global client base that includes Microsoft, Oracle, Dell, AbbVie and HSBC. MyObjectives addresses the issues of employee

Leadership Workshop, CIMA London December 2016

Pure Potential was commissioned to run the CIMA “Leadership Excellence Workshop – Essential skills for upgrading your leadership” held at CIMA’s headquarters in London on 7th December. This workshop was jointly presented and facilitated by Neville and Olwyn Merritt, directors of Pure Potential Development Ltd. Topics included Leadership Styles: characteristics and application to different business scenarios; Engaging and Maintaining High Performance Teams: motivation and empowerment; Influencing Without Authority; and Communicating