This year has been tough for many small business owners – we’ve been on a rollercoaster of emotions due to the level of new challenges we face, not only have we had to deal with the normal challenges of running a business, but we’ve also had to tackle the hardships that have come with COVID-19. […]
We’ve sparked a bit of conversation about the difference between networking and relationship-building, we think that it’s huge… but to us what is interesting that some people don’t know or see the difference.
Any relationship in life is important, relationships are just as important in business as in your personal life. By nature we are naturally social creatures, we want friendships and good constructive interactions, just as we want food and water. So it makes sense that the better our working relationships are, the happier and more productive […]
Thrive and CPD (continuing professional development). This is the term used to describe the learning activities professionals engage in to develop and enhance their abilities. It enables learning to become conscious and proactive, rather than passive and reactive. CPD is ongoing work-related learning, which enables staff to keep their technical skills, business skills, and industry […]
Going to your first networking meeting can seem daunting. But there are a few simple tricks to putting you at ease and clam the nerves for your first networking foray. Get happy
What is your strategy for business networking? Do you go into the room hoping to sell directly to someone, or are you there to make connections with other business people?
Summer’s a great time to grow your network, you’re getting tons of auto-reply holiday messages and voicemail greetings that promise a return call when your contact is back in the office … after the holidays or no reply at all!