Tag Archive | business advice

New website goes live

New website goes live

Yeah, yeah we know. Our website was becoming a little dated. Actually it was worse than that, the last time we did anything serious to it Greg was wearing flares and I was lusting after Suzi Quattro. Thankfully things changed…I no longer fancy Suzi Quattro.

THINK POSITIVE!!

THINK POSITIVE!!

In today’s busy world  it seems that events control us as opposed to us controlling events.If you feel that way, here are 5 ways to start taking control and help you shift into more positive thinking patterns.

Missing out on valuable profits?

Missing out on valuable profits?

By Janette Whitney ACIB MCMI of Award- Winning Business Consultants,  & Business Growth Specialists, Janette Whitney & Associates Businesses are at the greatest risk of failure in the first few years of trading – fairly obvious you might think? Although chances of survival increase the older and more experienced a business and its management become, 50% of […]

Networkers discuss yardstick for success

Networkers discuss yardstick for success

Ask a room full of business people what success means for them and you’ll receive a surprisingly diverse range of responses. Business Builder Club presenter Tim Fifield posed the question at the 10 January meeting of the networking group, held at Pizza Express, East Street, Horsham, then used the feedback to help deliver his top […]

Health and Safety – Needless red tape or force for good

Health and Safety – Needless red tape or force for good

The health and safety regulations are designed to protect employees, employers, contractors, self employed and the public from harm arising from workplace activities. Don’t always believe the news headlines – hype  sells newspapers! The regulations should be proportionate to the risks of your business and that’s where interpretation comes into play. Regulations have to be […]

Business Card Tricks

Business Card Tricks

When someone gives you a business card they are in point of fact, giving you a gift. For contained in that little rectangle is information that could yield business, solve a problem and add to your network of contacts. Yet how many times have you gone back to the office and stuffed all but the […]

Charge Up Your Networking With Positivity

Charge Up Your Networking With Positivity

Being positive might be an obvious prerequisite for the avid networker, but all too often a networking event can become a forum for misery and negativity. Whilst there is definitely a role for problem solving within business networking it must be used appropriately and in a controlled way.

Are Your Sales A Bit Slow?

Are Your Sales A Bit Slow?

Are you finding business a bit slow? I know, you think to yourself, my prices are too high, I should cut them and that will solve the problem. Wrong! Cutting prices in response to a general slowdown in business is not necessarily the right move to make.

Introduce Yourself In Technicolor

Introduce Yourself In Technicolor

Unless you’re blessed with a dream vocation, introducing yourself at a networking event may well lead the listener down a conversational cul-de-sac, after all what could you possibly say when someone reveals they’re an accountant? (Only joking).

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