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August 06, 2011
Is Pat on the Back networking, real networking?

Local business people set their alarms late at night in order to wake themselves up at unearthly hours of the morning so that they can head off to a breakfast networking group meeting. Sometimes the meeting may be local to them other times they may have an hour’s or so drive ahead of them before they can stand up and ...

June 23, 2011
Was it easy for Melody Hossaini to connect to the export of products in the apprentice?

Last night was ‘The Apprentice’ night which severed up a delightful guide on how to export (or not as the case may be), all be it on a very small scale.   The task was to select some products from the UK, which were currently not on sale in France, to  see how many items they could sell by targeting their sellin...

July 07, 2011
Melody’s connection in wishing to be the next Apprentice comes to an end!

Last night brought an end to Black Country-based Melody Hossaini’s participation in the latest series of The Apprentice. She was a project manager for the selling and reinvestment task and not listening and connecting to what the task was, proved to be her downfall. It would seem for many of the project managers...

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April 23, 2011
Hype isn't always a good thing as it will un-connect you're business

Many people and businesses start off with the best of intentions, their ideas are unique to them, their capabilities are unique to them, the way in which they intent their business, its products and services to operate are unique to them....well let us just say” oh really”. Fact is all business think that it's they...

February 23, 2012
It’s the old we have work in your area scam

Small businesses are going to need to be more vigilant as the scamming cold calls are seemingly mounting in volume with the “we represent a number of people in your area” or as the one we’ve just had this morning “we have a number of properties in your area which need flat roofs – I was wondering could you quote”   ...

October 14, 2011
We say it’s good - you say it’s phenomenal what’s the difference?

For many businesses the use of the word ‘phenomenal’ seems to be a cool thing to say – the word is used more and more and we take it to mean ‘good’ or perhaps something better than ‘good’.   But previously when something was better that ‘good’ we’d say it was ‘really good’ so does that mean that ‘phenomenal’ is ...

April 21, 2011
Now the first quarter of 2011 is over.... do you Stick or Twist....

This year so far has been a funny year, no matter what line of work or industry you’re in - you’ll hear varying things about “how things are great”, “how it’s gone a little quiet”, even “how there’s a lot of quotes” being done. But there doesn’t seem to be anything really out there, there’s only a small amount of b...

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