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How To Plan Your 2015 Foundations

January 19, 2015 | Janet Culpitt

Planning your business strategies and foundations for 2015

A new year begins so it’s time for all business owners take time to do some serious planning. It’s a good idea to spend a day or two preparing your business plan and then take some time off, to digest your plans, and then come back into the office refreshed with a new direction, ready […]

Silly Season Change

December 1, 2014 | Janet Culpitt

Don't let your Christmas spending send you broke

Do things change for you in the ‘Silly Season’?  Effective Debt Management and keeping your cash flow under control are important at this time of year or you could spend the next 12 months paying for it. Many of us begin to wind down from work and start ‘End of Year’ partying, gift shopping, and […]

Part 5: 3 Ways to Fail-safe Your Prized Relationships – At Home and at Work

November 7, 2014 | Sue Lester

Are you connected and feeling the love in your workplace?

It’s easier to mend a relationship than to find a brand new one and start afresh.  Consider the emotional and financial cost of divorce, of sacking and hiring staff, of ‘breaking up’ with a joint venture partner.  Are you wincing at the thought? Relationships are to be valued and nurtured to remain gold. There are just 3 […]

Who Are You? The Importance Of Your Biography ( Part 1)

October 23, 2014 | Pix Jonasson

Here's how to shine the spotlight on your guest speaker Bio so you stand out in the crowd.

So why would anyone want to hear you speak? You must have a great message and, just as importantly, a great Biography (Bio). In September 2010, I attended Ultimate Success Summit in Sydney, Australia. What an amazing line up of some of the world’s most successful entrepreneurs…who also happen to be talented speakers. And have […]

Why Bother to Personalise Your LinkedIn Invitations to Connect?

August 8, 2014 | Robyn Henderson

Linked in invitations

You may find that 90% of the people you invite to connect you will say yes. And as for the 10% that reject or ignore your invitation, I suggest that you don’t take it personally. You may have rejected many invitations before you joined LinkedIn and that 10% may be in exactly the same boat. […]

Do You Know What LinkedIn’s Mission Statement Is?

July 11, 2014 | Robyn Henderson

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LinkedIn’s mission is to connect the world’s professionals to enable them to be more productive and successful. What % of your clients and prospects are using LinkedIn?  If you are not sure, ask them. How much time can you allocate for Social Media contact each month?  ______ hours per month  ______ per day? With all of […]

Get That Gig – How Do You Get Speaking Engagements?

May 19, 2014 | Pix Jonasson

Aiming to be a sought-after speaker? Here's some tips on snagging yourself some lucrative speaking gigs.

Corporate speaking is one of the most profitable enterprises, when it comes to the industry of public speaking. However, speaking in front of highly professional and intelligent people can be very daunting. At some point in time, you’ll find yourself entering this arena and you might like it because you can make a very good living […]

Have You Seen These New Features on LinkedIn?

May 9, 2014 | Robyn Henderson

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LinkedIn’s mantra is do more, better. Not a bad mantra as they continually upgrade and change their systems. The latest change is one of the better ones, I believe. At least once a week you are probably receiving a summary of all the people who have changed jobs, are having a birthday or having a […]

Where Can Clients Find You? Your Network Is Your Net Worth

March 17, 2014 | Pix Jonasson

Professional speakers don't just wing it, they fully prepare before each presentation.

What you may not know is how networking, basically good public relations, can truly help YOUR business – no matter your size or experience. Remember, it’s not what you know…or who you know…but who knows you! Networking can be, and should be, done anywhere. Locally, regionally, nationally, internationally! So here are some tips about networking to […]

How To Send a Recommendation or Testimonial on LinkedIn

February 6, 2014 | Robyn Henderson

When connecting in LinkedIn -  don't sell, make a lasting impression by offering good customer service.

Have you ever sent a testimonial or recommendation on LinkedIn? Sending recommendations is a great way of acknowledging great suppliers in your network, showing appreciation and increasing your LinkedIn activity. So how do you do send a testimonial? 1. Identify the person you want to send a testimonial to. 2. Put their name in the […]