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One of the joys of being a speaker, is that I get to experience many great conferences and learn heaps from the speakers. Let me say upfront, I love LinkedIn, but would never call myself a techie! However, here are some ideas I picked up at a recent technology session: 1. One of the simplest ones […]
One of the most valuable responses you receive from your customers is feedback. Good, bad or ugly, feedback is essential to any business. It provides you, the business owner, with insight into how your customers feel about doing business with you. Ignoring feedback can be costly; both in lost customers and opportunity, and it can […]
How much of your stress is caused by struggling against change – in the weather, the flow of traffic, your husband folding the towels differently, and of course the bigger changes of ebbs and flows of income, client/customers needs, relationships, health and so on? Change is not merely necessary to life – it is life. – Alvin […]
Why is intention setting to achieve awesome business outcomes of value you may ask? Well, when you PAUSE to consciously consider what high quality outcomes you desire for your business (or any other area of your life for that matter), it enables you to alter any habitual behaviour, like procrastination or lack mentality such as […]
Whenever I am asked the question, do men make better networkers than women? – I always highlight the differences in communication styles. I don’t believe one gender is better than the other at networking. However, many women incorrectly doubt their networking ability. So let’s explode a few myths. Here are 5 things that contribute to […]
Sometimes, particularly in small business, it can seem you are doing a great deal for not much return, that is, of the hard cash kind. It can be easy to get fed up, resentful and lose enthusiasm, which in turn puts potential customers and clients off, starting that downward spiral. Once you realise there are […]
Social media useage can become all to time consuming and overwhelming if you are not measuring outcomes. In business the rule is ‘if you can’t or aren’t measuring it – don’t do it’. These days far too many business owners waste valuable hours online with absolutely no idea of how effective or if they are even achieving additional benefits that will […]
Workplace bullying can have a profound effect on all aspects of a person’s health as well as their work and family life. It also has significant flow on effects for the community and the economy, with the Productivity Commission estimating the total cost of workplace bullying in Australia at between $6 billion and $36 billion […]
The old saying ‘dress for success’ may be an overused one, but it definitely still applies in today’s business world. Do an overhaul of your wardrobe and find out what three outfits you should have on hand to be ready for every occasion.
With so many social media platforms available today it can be confusing and daunting when deciding where your business should be putting it’s focus. Learn how to pick the right social media platforms for your business.