One sunny afternoon a fisherman lay on the sand with the waves lapping his toes. His rod was propped up nearby, its line cast into the blue water. He lay with his eyes closed, savouring the feel of the sun’s warmth ... Read More
While there’s often the assumption that it’s introverts that hate small talk — idle conversation about superficial topics — research suggests that it’s actually universally disliked, regardless of personality type. And in networking situations, small talk can sometimes feel inevitable. We’ve all been to ... Read More
At the end of last year, we ran a webinar on how to set a business plan for a record-breaking 2017. At the start of January, maybe you were bursting to go! You were filled with ideas and possibilities and enthusiasm.
It’s as the months go ... Read More
When you’re overworked and stressed out by the demands of entrepreneurship, or whether business is slow and you’re anxious about making the next sale, it’s easy to believe the adage: ‘The sooner you hire help, the easier your life will become.’
But it’s not always true. Sometimes, bringing ... Read More
How many times have you got home from a networking event clutching a handful of business cards, only to shove them into your desk drawer and forget about them?
Maybe you see them every so often and remind yourself to follow up. Then too much time passes and you can’t remember ... Read More