Not only was I delighted to be the "Coffee with..." feature in the latest edition of Business Success Magazine, I am also on the cover! When someone asks you how did you get where you are today, it really makes you realise that all the achievements and skills, the highs, the lows and everything you have … Continue reading Delighted to be the “Coffee with…” Feature in Business Success Magazine
When I started out in business I was fortunate enough to have a business mentor. However, this was only for the first 3 months of trading as I believed that I had all the tools I needed to run a business. After all, how difficult could it be? I didn’t understand that mentoring should continue … Continue reading What is a business mentor?
Face to face networking is still one of the best forms of engagement to generate, nurture and retain relationships. In my earlier posts Networking Tips for Success and More Networking Tips for Success I shared the benefits of networking and some general tips for success. Here are a few more tips to get the most … Continue reading A Few More Networking Tips for Success…
Have you ever found yourself getting overexcited at the prospect of securing a new piece of client work or making a sale? It is so easy to get carried away during those initial discussions and promise the earth with little regard for whether you can actually deliver. Early negotiations are vital in sealing the deal and sometimes, business … Continue reading Do you overpromise and underdeliver? Vital things to consider before you agree a sale
When I first started my business I embarked upon a networking campaign by attending as many events as I could! It was pretty much a scatter-gun approach with no strategic plan in place, a small budget and not really knowing what to expect.
LinkedIn is a powerful and successful tool for networking. I have gained new clients, made new contacts and used the platform as an introduction for face to face meetings. Of course there are many other things that make LinkedIn the success it is today. One thing that many people who have LinkedIn profiles fail to get … Continue reading What does your LinkedIn head shot say about you?