The people person

Early in my career Terry and I shared a carpool.  We’d alternate weekly the responsibility for the drive across town, some forty minutes of discussion on the latest footy results, when we’d be off fishing again, perhaps a beer and most importantly what he, my trade mentor, had planned for me prior the day onContinue reading “The people person”

This may just save you grief.

I’ve always believed networking brought people together for the opportunity of growing through understanding of what their needs are, with perhaps the bonus smile, some great company and the opportunity for referral somewhere ‘down the line.’ Working hard to gain trust with others and understanding that important relationships will ultimately see partnerships and mutual respectContinue reading “This may just save you grief.”

Cigarette saved her …

I was invited to attend a House Of Lords networking group one damp, though mild October evening. “Be there for 7pm.” I was advised by the fellow whom I was entrusted to mentor through his early networking experience. Dick was a keen networker, a little headstrong although he had at least an attitude for success.Continue reading “Cigarette saved her …”

The BIG – A. Ambition or Apathy?

Attitudes are contagious Which attitude is prevalent in your network forum? Easy or edgy, positive or negative, go with the flow or grow with inspiration? If you find the attitude is not right, then how do you turn it around? As people-persons we all need a reality check at times, because it is easy toContinue reading “The BIG – A. Ambition or Apathy?”