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14/22 Build It and They Will Come

AirED June 2nd/14 on Rocking Your Role with Jenny Garrett with her guests Dr Yvonne Thompson 

Dr Yvonne Thompson is a dynamic, entrepreneurial business leader with a proven record for building high performing teams.  Since starting her own PR Company over 30 years ago she has acquired an exceptional range of transferable skills that can complement high performing companies and organisations.

Her accolades include being Music Editor for the UK’s first Black Monthly glossy magazine – Root, and also being a founder and director of the UK’s first Black Music radio station Choice FM, now owned by the Global Radio Group.  Other firsts include, starting the first Black Owned PR company (according to PR Week), now known as ASAP Communications; running the first in-depth research of the lifestyle of  the Black community across the UK – The Black Consumer Survey and starting the UK’s first Black Women Business Network – The European Federation of Black Women Business Owners.

Don’t miss this interview where Yvonne shares:

  1. Why confidence is essential

  2. Her newest venture to support Women on Boards

  3. Why saying ‘YES’ is both a weakness and a strength



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