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Specialise Don't Generalise

Published in Business Direction
on May 28, 2020 by Tim Marner™

Should you stick closely to one field, carving out a specialist niche for yourself and becoming an expert, or should you keep your options open, taking a more generalised approach to your work?

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Nicholas Deakins

Published in Culture, Life & Style
on Apr 22, 2020 by Tim Marner™

Leeds' finest export since Damien Hirst, Nicholas Deakins has been a proud British cornerstone of men's footwear since the 1990s...

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Hargreaves Contracting

Published in Branding
on Mar 22, 2020 by Tim Marner™

We were honoured to work with Mick and Gerry on getting the Hargreaves brand right and we now watch them with pride as they grow into a formidable contracting force building a great brand reputation and a client list that any company would be proud of...

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Not all Treasure is Silver and Gold

Published in Branding
on Feb 22, 2020 by Tim Marner™

Your company needs to try and learn to be more pirate, the original disruptors. There comes a time in most brand's lives where you need to raise the Black Flag...

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Awaken Your Brand's Force

Published in Branding
on Jan 22, 2020 by Tim Marner™

Do you need to brand your business? Do you want to Transform Your Business Into a Leading Brand force?

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Brand is Everything

Published in Branding
on Oct 05, 2019 by Tim Marner™

Cannot tell you how many times we've worked with clients big and small, famous and not, who have no real understanding of their brand. They knew their name and logo, but when it came to what they stood for, what their clients need from them, and what kinds of messages they were sending, things get dicey real quick...

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How ‘The North Face’ Got Its Name

Published in Branding
on Sep 26, 2019 by Tim Marner™

The North Face has been in our lives for years, keeping us dry, sheltered, and clothed as we walk the trails and streets. But while you've seen millions of backpacks and puffy coats, how much do you really know about The North Face?

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Are You a Gardener or an Architect?

Published in Business Direction
on Apr 14, 2019 by Tim Marner™

When you’re doing something new, do you plan it out in advance, or just go straight in feet first and see what the fuck happens?

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Portraits of Women Inside Russia’s Modern Gulags

Published in Culture, Life & Style
on Apr 09, 2019 by Tim Marner™

Russia doesn’t have the infrastructure needed to support people who are released from jail. A lot of them have nowhere to go and no one to help. They face stigma and they're labelled “criminals.” A lot of them, once they enter the system, are forced to commit subsequent crimes just because they have no means to find a job and don’t want to become a burden on their parents...

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The Kickstarter Video Game Revival

Published in Arts & Entertainment
on Mar 20, 2019 by Tim Marner™

Kickstarter, the crowd funding platform has been responsible for making many creatives dreams come true. Whether it’s a film, web series, video game or a new gadget, kickstarter offers designers and creators a forum to showcase their ideas and concepts to the world and offers them a platform to raise funding that brings their creations to life...

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Ego is The Enemy

Published in Culture, Life & Style
on Mar 19, 2019 by Tim Marner™

You have a choice: you can try do be somebody impressive, or you can do something impressive. Usually, the moment someone has some form of power, their ego inflates. They begin to exercise their authority for their own benefit rather than the benefit of those they should be serving...

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The Scientific Paper Discussing The Social Impact Of Climate Change

Published in Culture, Life & Style
on Mar 05, 2019 by Tim Marner™

We might pray for time. But the evidence before us suggests that we are set for disruptive and uncontrollable levels of climate change, bringing starvation, destruction, migration, disease and war.”

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Shared Leadership

Published in Business Direction
on Feb 28, 2019 by Tim Marner™

It's something we've been thinking and talking about as a team in the office for quite a while now and thought it would be good for us to share with you how we come up with most of our ideas and solutions here at the Tim Marner reservation...

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Panini Cheapskates Told To Stop Selling Pictures of Players by Man Utd

Published in Culture, Life & Style
on Feb 28, 2019 by Tim Marner™

In a bizarre twist of fate the couple Alex and Sian Pratchett who draw football sticker images under the name Panini Cheapskates have incurred the wrath of Manchester United and been told to stop selling “Wonky Drawings” of their former players and club crest...

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Claire Partington - Artist Profile

Published in Design Inspiration
on Feb 25, 2019 by Tim Marner™

Mixing old classical styles with modern and contemporary, our artist profile is Claire Partington. Big up Claire, we’re loving your work. If you’ve got any spare feel free to send it to us!

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