‘Bob, what’s on your mind? You look puzzled.’ ‘How do you see the community of the future Charlie?’ It was a question I wasn’t prepared for although I wanted to give the answer some consideration. After all, the past few months had been a roller coaster. Until recently Bob had a steady, well-paid job inContinue reading “So, what do you see?”
The bad apple. When it comes to referral some of us are our own worst enemies, don’t you think? I’m writing in business context here, my young friend Ben had told me about a referral that sounded promising. Naturally Ben was upbeat about the connection and as is good practice, he followed up right away.Continue reading “Lose the bad apple”
Living by the coast I spend much of my spare time along the shore-line. The combination of energy by the sea, oxygen in abundance, the space, solitude (apart from the dog of course,) are a great combination for inspiration. I like to scour the shoreline for sea-washed glass. Just fragments of colour glistening amongst theContinue reading “Routine and the glittering prize …”
Driven. Or being driven? So what’s new? We all have that sinking feeling at times. Take a step back and smell the roses. It’s tough being us sometimes innit? Especially for the self employed, the multi-tasking ‘all things being mastered’ professional of today. It depends on how long you’ve been in business of course although withContinue reading “Gimme time, more time”
Expectations are high each and every time we attend our networking Forum – at least they should be, after all it is all about the business … BUT … are we good for our business? The key elements to your success are very simple: Your presence Your engagement And the message you give out We all know that we need to take our ‘shop window’ to the prospect if the prospect is not visiting our business. Your presence at Weeklybiz Forum offers just that, a regular connection with potential customers who have regular connections of your own. We also understand that that it is not enough to simply ‘turn up’ at your network forum – we need to participate, tell others about us and what we offer … so others can in turn, tell others about us. This is where the message you give out is important. Are you enthusiastic about your business – think about your Attitude, is it positive (or negative) contagious?? Do you know exactly what is right for your business? Because, if YOU don’t know this, don’t expect your colleagues and next best customer to help you find it.