communication

Do you take your opportunities?

This post is by Ruth Thirtle

At the moment, I am writing a mini-series on my own blog (www.business-networker.co if you want to check it out) on opportunities in networking. I am discussing how taking opportunities can raise your profile and improve your results. In my research, I came across this great quote by Sam Walton

“There will come a time when big opportunities will be presented to you, and you’ve got to be in a position to take advantage of them”

A vision for your business

This post is by Rob Cameron

As I considered what to write as my first post for this exciting new project, I wanted to talk a little about the need to have a vision of where you want to take you and your business too, as I did the opening lines of a song came to mind

Do you know where you’re going to?
Do you like the things that life is showing you?
Where are you going to?
Do you know…?

Theme From Mahogany (Do You Know Where You’re Going To?) – Dianna Ross (M. Masser/G. Goffin)

Boost your motivation

This post is by Hazel Walker

 

It’s winter. It’s cold. It’s grey. We’re still in the post-Christmas slump. Our new year resolutions are history and our motivation is zilch.

Great! We’re in the perfect state for a motivation booster that will give our get-up-and-go an injection of zest and put us in the ideal frame of mind to push our businesses into a faster, fitter, fresher phase.

Try this three-step process and see for yourself how quickly you start to feel inspired to move on up. Clear an hour in your desk diary, or do this at home instead of watching the soaps!

So what did you achieve in your life, career, business last year?

It’s that time of year again where we look back over the last year and evaluate either how well we’ve done or how on earth did last year go by with only having achieved that much. Where are you sitting right now? How is 2011 looking for you? Read the rest of this entry »

Sell………..not tell……Pleeease?

Stop spouting features and sell the benefits ! Read the rest of this entry »