10th April 2017

Dear Business Owner. Why On Earth Would You Not Have A Plan?

Create a definite plan for carrying out your desire and begin at once, whether you are ready or not, to put this plan into action.  Napolean […]
5th April 2017

Cash is Reality

According to the Office for National Statistics only 45% of start-up businesses survive beyond five years.  Seventy percent of VAT registered businesses don’t trade past ten […]
8th March 2017
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The Power Of Thanks

The first blog from our new guest blogger, Sandra Murphy from Business Doctors! It’s not often that I look across the ocean and wish we were […]
13th December 2016
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Networking Tips – Following up your contacts

Don’t wait too long to follow up on the valuable contacts you’ve made at an event. Add their contact details to your address book or spreadsheet, […]
12th December 2016

Networking Tips – Escaping politely

You’re nervous. They’re nervous. You could easily spend all night chatting to the same person simply because it’s easier than moving on and starting again with […]
9th December 2016

Enjoying the networking experience – Variety is good

Some say a ‘real’ business network is a connected system of people who are connected for a good reason, rather than a bunch of random connections. […]
8th December 2016

Networking tips – Being positive and accepting criticism

One of most powerful tools in your networking box is a positive attitude. Be positive. Use positive language. Smile. See the good in people. Become a […]
7th December 2016

Networking tips – Getting personal: when quantity matters less than quality

Quantity matters less than quality. You could knock yourself silly trying to network with everyone in the room, allocating each person a few minutes of your […]
6th December 2016
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Networking tips – Perfecting your elevator pitch without a hard sell

Every time you meet someone new, you need to enlighten them about what you do, when, how and for whom. Take too long over it or […]
5th December 2016

Networking tips – The joy of business cards

It sounds totally basic, almost not worth saying. But it matters. It might feel contrived to turn up with pocketfuls of business cards, but don’t go […]