Let’s look after our mates …

Over the years I’ve discovered that success is powered by three things: The formula for success = your human capital (what you know) multiplied by your social capital (who you know) times your reputation (who trusts you.) You can take away all my money and even my customer list, but if I can keep my ‘smarts,’ my business relationships and reputation,Continue reading “Let’s look after our mates …”

What then?

  ‘What’s so good about networking Charlie?’ It’s been a few years since I started my blog and most of you have been extremely tolerant of my persistent business focus, thanks for that. I’m very happy that some of what I’ve shared has been useful as well and in answer to that question – ‘what’s soContinue reading “What then?”

Dream on

So Doug said that I was only looking out for myself, lining my own pockets and that I really only make ‘it’ all up as I go along … There are times when hearing a declaration such as this that I deny all knowledge, refute the evidence and argue until I was almost ‘blue inContinue reading “Dream on”

Be you, get naked

  ‘We become part of the company that we keep, that’s for sure.’   I was having a conversation with a friend as we walked the local beach the other day. Brendon was up for the holiday and we were reminiscing somewhat. The dogs were doing their doggy thing and the wind was howling, butContinue reading “Be you, get naked”