This year I am taking an interest in the Christmas number 1 for the first time in a good few years because WWF have joined the race and I hope they win because that would mean money going to save the big cats, not feed the fat cats
Social media has created a communication revolution and it’s not going away. This has an obvious impact on business too and many businesses are still trying to get to grips with it all, so here are my 5 Top Tips on social media for business use.
This week I went to see Michael Finnigan CEO of i2i , and I had an ‘ah ha ‘ moment when Michael enabled me, for the first time ever, to get my head around the true purpose of a mission statement – engaged staff equals a better customer experience.
**Beware, you may need tissues! There’s a lot of debate lately as to whether or not you should show what you stand for and what you believe in, as it may alienate your prospects. That is true and that exact thing happened to me. A man invited me to connect on LinkedIn, so as usual […]
Whether you run a business or a charity, the skills of selling are vital to secure your future, and yet this is the side of business that people struggle with most. But selling does not have to be, and should not be, the dirty side of business. In her new book, The Heart of Sales, Jane Binnion takes us through the skills needed to sell successfully without selling out!
It’s never nice to have your work stolen, and the internet makes that all too easy. Equally the internet makes it easier for plagiarism to be found out. There is naming and shaming going on and it ain’t pretty!
Giving up my morning coffee on holiday got me thinking about the things that we do in our business life that are just a habit and whether or not we are aware that they are just a habit, or if we have come to believe that they are an essential part of our business day.
I made a decision to go self employed when my girl was in her first term of secondary school. Today is her last day and I get to sit in the sun and reflect on how it all worked out.
Yesterday afternoon Theo Paphitis posted this on twitter asking small business owners what is the best bit about running a business. I liked the responses so much I thought I’d share them and see what you think ..
I’m delighted to say that Lancashire business growth support providers got together and agreed that they want to listen and adapt to the new women in business trends , so that they can offer relevant support. To get this started we’ve pulled together a group of partners to organise a day event – Listening Out Loud , June 19th, 9.30am to 2.00pm at Samlesbury Hotel, Preston.