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Time poor? Need help researching a new idea?

From value proposition development to marketing campaigns and branding to product definition, this is pragmatic & resourceful qualitative research. This is research through a product lens, so we will spend time carefully considering your objectives and the value you are intending to add before we begin & deciding which insights are actionable at the end. There are also on-the-job training opportunities for your team members. Previous clients include Samsung, Pearson & Fitbug.

I value the fresh perspectives that Julia brings …

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Want to improve your product management / development / innovation capabilities?

Popular with start-ups, scale-ups & teams of people in larger organisations from senior leadership teams through to teams on the ground, these are bespoke programs, workshops & coaching sessions. Make real progress on your ways of working, portfolios & innovations; walk away with clear actionable steps. Former participants have been from small to large organisations including including many startups, IBM, VM02, Landmark, BBC, ASOS & Notonthehighstreet.

One of the best learning experiences. Great course…

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Need a mentor? Grab a Product Doctor Surgery by the hour

I can help with all things product & innovation, from working with senior management teams to teams on the ground – creating strategy and roadmaps through to testing new ideas and carrying out your own customer research. Whether you are an individual or in a team, you can work with me by the hour – no commitment, we can just jump on a video call!

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Inspiring, motivating, supportive & challenging in a positive way…    

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Need an Innovation, Marketing, Product or Qual Research Tutor?

Very well received from GCSE through to degree students, post-graduates & professional audiences, I design lively sessions that bring to life the key concepts with practical tools & techniques. Flexed for those who need to develop commercial understanding and work-related skills, to inspiring budding entrepreneurs to take their first steps and more experienced practitioners to improve their game. I’m a senior lecturer & module owner at UCL (Masters), Course Director at CIM Chartered Institute of Marketing (professionals), SepNET (Science PhDs from 9 universities) & Skillfluence (principally startups + social science researchers).

Julia teaches through active learning that business is about people

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Speaker, Drop in Surgeries & Live User Panels for your events

Trying to find something interactive & thought-provoking for your event? Along with upbeat presentation, webinars and drop-in surgeries, on-stage live user panels are a great way to create some drama. They are hard hitting ways to make audiences really think about “lo-fi” testing of ideas before building their solutions.

The teen panel were great, they were saying just what investors say …

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