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Winning Awards with Donna O'Toole

Donna O'Toole

Join award-winning entrepreneur and awards expert Donna O’Toole as she reveals everything you need to know about winning awards. In honest and open interviews with award winners, judges, and the organisers behind the world's most loved awards, Donna reveals how to raise your profile with real-life awards stories, the latest awards trends, the do’s and don’ts of entering awards, what makes a winner, and more! Discover how the awards industry has reacted to the challenges of the pandemic, and find out what to expect as we head into a new era of awards and recognition so that you have the best chance of becoming a winner.As the founder of August Recognition, she has helped hundreds of businesses, brands, entrepreneurs, and leaders across the world to raise their profile by winning awards and achieving outstanding recognition for their achievements. Named one of the world’s top 25 Customer Experience Influencers, and recognised for her outstanding contribution to national and international awards judging, Donna is known for her unrivalled success rate in the most prestigious industry awards in the world, including The Queen's Awards for Enterprise, The Lloyds Bank British Business Excellence Awards, UK and International Customer Experience Awards, ScaleUp Awards to name a few. Donna's work has resulted in some of the most accomplished entrepreneurs, business leaders, VIPs, and charity champions receiving personal recognition (MBE to knighthood) from Her Majesty The Queen via the honours system, as well as major industry leadership awards. If you want to become the Key Person of Influence or leading brand in your sector, it's time to stop waiting and start winning!
Episodes
Ep 28: Launching my inspirational new book: WIN! - with DONNA O'TOOLE.August 10, 2022 Episode artwork Ep 27: Delving into the New Year Honours List and advice on how to make a nomination - with DONNA O'TOOLE.January 07, 2022 Episode artwork Ep 26: Discover how winning awards can grow your personal and business profile - with ANTOINETTE OGLETHORPE.October 25, 2021 Episode artwork Ep 25: Becoming an award-winning Key Person of Influence - with 2021 Agency Awards Winner, GEZ MCGUIRE.October 12, 2021 Episode artwork Ep 24: Everything you need to know about Customer Experience and Business & Innovation Awards in 2021/22 - with NEIL SKEHEL, CEO Awards International.October 04, 2021 Episode artwork Ep 23: Unlock your star performance at awards presentations - with Thunderbirds star and pro-speaker DOMINIC COLENSO.September 06, 2021 Episode artwork Ep 22: Recognising innovation and achievement within workplace learning - with PAULINE SAUNDERS, Head of Events at The Learning and Performance Institute.June 21, 2021 Episode artwork Ep 21: Recognising exceptional global female entrepreneurs in The Best Business Women Awards - with DEBBIE GILBERT.May 17, 2021 Episode artwork Ep 20: The Queen's Awards for Enterprise 2021: Who won and how to enter the 2022 competition - with DONNA O'TOOLE.May 13, 2021 Episode artwork Ep 19: Launching the Lloyds Bank British Business Excellence Awards - with SARAH AUSTIN.April 12, 2021 Episode artwork Ep 18: Turning your message into an award-winning movement - with Host of the Unconventionalists® podcast, MARK LERUSTE.March 18, 2021 Episode artwork Ep 17: An inspirational journey of overcoming adversity and achieving global sporting recognition - with DAVID HENSON MBE.March 01, 2021 Episode artwork Ep 16: What's new at the 2021 UK Customer Experience Awards and the UK Business Awards - with NEIL SKEHEL, CEO of Awards International.February 23, 2021 Episode artwork Ep 15: How understanding your personality and adapting your behaviours can help you win an awards pitch - with IAN WASHINGTON-SMITH, Behavioural Expert & Director at Rego.February 22, 2021 Episode artwork Ep 14: Who Wins When You Win? - with CHARLY YOUNG, Co-founder of The Girls' Network.February 15, 2021 Episode artwork Ep 13: An incredible entrepreneurial journey from phonebox to freedom - with STEPHEN FEAR "The Phonebox Millionaire™" Chairman & Founder of the Fear Group.February 08, 2021 Episode artwork Ep 12: Turning your biggest challenge into your superpower and making it onto the 2021 New Year Honours List - with ALISON EDGAR MBE.February 03, 2021 Episode artwork Ep 11: Creating and breaking world records to complement your marketing campaigns - with NEIL FOSTER, Vice President of the Guinness World Records Consultancy and HAYLEY WOODWARD, Head of Global Marketing for Rubik’s.December 15, 2020 Episode artwork Ep 10: Coming up with plan A, B, C, D and E - with DR REBECCA ZHI HERBERT, Silver Award Winner at the UK Customer Experience Awards.December 15, 2020 Episode artwork Ep 9: A story of fearlessness and following your passion - with MARVIN SORDELL, former Premier League, England and Olympic footballer, turned creative producer, writer and mental health ambassador.December 04, 2020 Episode artwork Ep 8: How to make a Queen's honours nomination for a Covid-19 Hero or anyone who has inspired, influenced or improved life for others - with DONNA O'TOOLE.October 14, 2020 Episode artwork Ep 7: Going for Gold - with NEIL FACHIE MBE, British Paralympian, Performance Business Coach and Best-selling Author.September 23, 2020 Episode artwork Ep 6: The ONE thing you can do now to create an award-winning customer experience - with IAN GOLDING, Global Customer Experience Specialist and Chairman of the Customer Experience Awards.September 23, 2020 Episode artwork Ep 5: Turning your biggest challenges into life-changing opportunities - with MICHAEL TOBIN OBE, Multi-Award-Winning Entrepreneur, Maverick, and Philanthropist.September 23, 2020 Episode artwork Ep 4: Why entrepreneurs deserve recognition now more than ever - with ANDREW SCOTT, CEO of Ascot Group and Founder of the Amazon ScaleUp Awards, Go:Tech Awards, Business Leader Awards and Business Leader Magazine.September 03, 2020 Episode artwork