What is your strategy for networking? Do you go into the room hoping to sell directly to someone, or are you there to make connections with other business people?
It’s not often that I am in a meeting where the other people in the room spontaneously start crying. But then the sit down I had with Ally, the newest member of the Thrive team, and his Shaw Trust mentor Matt Graves was no ordinary meeting.
We live in a digital age and those talented people working on the cutting edge of technology are leading the way. In our Thrive community, we often talk about how to use technology to help us work smarter, build our profile online and find innovative ways to speed up our systems and processes.
Thrive Spotlight: Lorraine Grant, hypnotherapist . Thrive is a network of professionals from all sorts of jobs but even in our eclectic group, a hypnotherapist is going to stand out. Lorraine tells us that she laughs at comparisons to Derren Brown and Paul McKenna, but that this powerful way of treating patients has been life-changing for […]
As a group of entrepreneurs and professionals we love to hear about exciting new ideas and innovations.
Thrive spotlight: Hannah Smith, investment analyst, Anglia Captial Group As a group of entrepreneurs and professionals, the Thrive network loves to hear about exciting new ideas and innovations.
Thrive member Simon Hiscox was smart enough to jump on board the e-commerce train back in the early noughties.
Thrive members work in different sectors doing different roles, but one thing we all have in common is the need to be financially savvy. Luckily, at Thrive we have expert accountant Mark Johnstone from Argents to give us his insight into money matters. Here are Mark’s top five tips for keeping your business finances in […]
Going to your first networking meeting can seem daunting. But there are a few simple tricks to putting you at ease for your first Thrive foray. 1.Get happy
Most people will tell you they attend a professional event to network, yet most people don’t know how to do it effectively. So here’s my top tips on how to survive.
The more successful networkers, the people who use networking to build their business, are very used to spotting the people who only turn up when they want something. Most people hate selling and I don’t know about you, but I don’t like being sold to, just hearing someone’s hard pitch, their words often make me […]