Vision through friends

The coffee was cold, cake a memory and as I prepared to leave the office the mobile sprang to life with text: ‘Just sent you an email, come back to me!’ The number was familiar although ‘nothing current.’ Being curious, I did of course proceed as instructed and checked ‘mail’ anyway. Hey Charlie, it’s JackieContinue reading “Vision through friends”

Sticky bun over dead wood

Bill and I were discussing business over coffee and a magnificent ‘sticky bun’ the other morning. More reflection than current news. The state of ‘people politics’ was popular, as was all things general when Bill suddenly said… ‘I’m really not looking forward to the New Year Charlie. I’m not sure we can carry our existingContinue reading “Sticky bun over dead wood”

Choose reliable

‘I cannot be with you this week – can we rearrange something?’ It’s little wonder some never achieve, they’re ok when it’s a sit down for coffee or cake, but when it comes to following up in business? Trouble is, this kind of postponement has exactly the same effect on our own business. Postponement …Continue reading “Choose reliable”

Coming in for landing …

If you can get them, try holidays next year; they really work! Occasionally the challenge can be coming back to ‘biz’ don’t you think? If we’re not on the ball, the best-laid plans are soon scuppered by the unexpected. It was 7.30am and the first tea and sticky bun were already a distant memory as Continue reading “Coming in for landing …”

Take time for coffee

Breakfast was over, I had grabbed a coffee and was about to head toward the office when the ‘phone rang. Now the other hand was busy. On the other end of the line was Tricia. Tricia had recently started a physiotherapy business and returned from holiday with what is recognised as a seasonal ‘gripe’ –Continue reading “Take time for coffee”