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Who Is Paul Parkinson?
Since leaving the RAF Paul has accumulated over 20 years of experience in business consulting and coaching including several years as a Senior E-Business Consultant for IBM, Paul has worked all over the world (UK, Europe, USA & China) helping blue-chip clients including Honda, Huawei and Cable & Wireless and many small business owners do better business.
Viewed by many as an excellent business coach and online marketing expert, Paul owns several successful websites and partners with several small business owners throughout the UK holding minority stakes in their online and offline businesses.
These businesses are from a variety of sectors, including several creative industries, graphic design, SEO & internet marketing, property investment, business services, translation services, educational services to international students and online training.
In addition, to running his own successful income generating sites, Paul was also until very recently leading the management of a government funded project helping 70 small businesses in Lincolnshire work through this difficult current economic downturn and was employed as a Programme Manager for the Business School of Lincoln University.
He is also a Guest Lecturer in “Entrepreneurship” and “Online Marketing” has developed and taught very popular business related classes to both UK and international students. In 2012 Paul was granted the title of Visiting Senior Fellow to the Business School at Lincoln University.
In this role, Paul also advises and mentors business students from all around the world who are interested in and have actually created start up business ventures.
Paul is also an accredited mentor/advisor to young and student entrepreneurs and also works as a mentor to young people within the Princes Trust. The Prince’s Trust is a charity in the UK founded in 1976 by Prince Charles to help young people.
Paul runs a range of training programmes and he also provides mentoring support to build the confidence and motivation of disadvantaged young people.
He also runs popular resettlement courses for the MOD for service personnel leaving the armed services. These courses are run throughout the UK, primarily around self-employment and starting your own business.
Currently and alongside his coaching business Paul is leading a publicly funded project between the Lincolnshire Chamber of Commerce and South Kesteven District Council which supports both new business start-ups and established SME’s through the provision of expert advice via business clinics in Grantham, Bourne, Stamford & Market Deeping and to date has successfully helped and advised approximately 200 business owners on this project alone.
Paul is not only a successful and highly regarded businessman but is viewed as an expert by fellow business owners, clients, academics and officials at various levels of government from district to national. He is an excellent teacher and an experienced advisor and mentor with a great personality and is passionate about entrepreneurship especially in young people and new start-up entrepreneurs.
So if you are a business owner and you think you need help and advice, why not contact Paul for an informal no obligation chat and let’s if he can assist you and take your business forward.
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