Just passing through …

  It’s ‘that’ time again David … What’s that you mean Charlie? I’m seeing a lot of interest in our business forum lately, much activity from those looking for the quick fix, you know, those out distributing the business cards, looking specifically for the next order, something to fill the hole. Hunters? We see lotsContinue reading “Just passing through …”

What’s on your mind?

I love what I do, my job. I enjoy helping friends move ahead in business through the fraternity. People like to do business with real people. It’s also one of the reasons why I’m enjoying the publishing industry a whole lot more these days. People are making themselves a much more accessible. Real people. It’sContinue reading “What’s on your mind?”

The gift, share it.

Life is too short!  Heard that one before? At some point in your career, there will come a morning when you’ll awake and ask yourself, “What am I really doing?” It’s at this point that earning money by making/selling ‘stuff’ will no longer be motivation enough. However, if your answer to that question reflects aContinue reading “The gift, share it.”

community network

Community-focused networking has lots of benefits, some are immediately evident, others need clarification and I was witness to this just recently as around twenty met over ‘brunch.’ Our guest was Michael has a lot of domestic responsibility, being the ‘office at home’ and supporting two young kids. He loved the idea of opportunity through engagement,Continue reading “community network”

Community and the bad apple

I had the great pleasure recently in establishing the foundation of a really vibrant business community. We’d been building this ‘Community’ for some time. All diverse professions getting to know each other. Developing the trust that comes with the relations that leads to business. We had our share of passing casual interest of course andContinue reading “Community and the bad apple”

Meaningful emotional links ,,,

Is the lack of the emotional connection hindering your chances for successful business growth? The ‘getting to know you’ can be tedious for some. Especially in today’s crowded business environment. “Deadlines don’t allow for emotional tedium … do they?” Take social media, most of us have experience of the ‘add,’ ‘like,’ the ‘share’ or theContinue reading “Meaningful emotional links ,,,”