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How to Build Momentum

April 7, 2014 0 Comments
How to Build Momentum

“Sometimes thinking too much can destroy your momentum”. Tom Watson golfer You have a good idea, your business and marketing plan is ready for action you are all fired up – full of good intentions but somehow nothing happens. Sound familiar? Perhaps you been distracted or just stuck in “analysis paralysis”? Stop waiting for that perfect […]

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Business Cards A – Z Guide to Networking

December 29, 2013 0 Comments
Business Cards A – Z Guide to Networking

Video – Part of Professional Focus A – Z Guide to Networking B = Business Cards

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Raise your Visibility, Credibility and Profitability

August 12, 2013 0 Comments
Raise your Visibility, Credibility and Profitability

Are you looking to raise your visibility, credibility and profitability? One way to do that is to forge links with other interested parties or organisations. With your target audience in mind plan to host joint events or ventures. By doing so you gain access to that organisations membership – who might be otherwise difficult to […]

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Creating Your Own Referral Network

July 26, 2013 0 Comments
Creating Your Own Referral Network

One of the most profitable advanced networking techniques is to create your own networking group specifically aimed at generating business between your ideal referral partners. Once you have fined tuned your networking skills investing more of your precious time in growing your network may not make sense.  Yes, when you start out in business you […]

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Networking Revisited

July 26, 2013 0 Comments
Networking Revisited

Networking isn’t about just turning up and hoping for the best. The key (as with everything) is in the planning. Have a clear outcome in mind as to why you are attending, what you want to get out of it and have the discipline to remain until you have achieved it! Is it too: Practice […]

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The No 1 reason why you need to educate your market

July 26, 2013 0 Comments
The No 1 reason why you need to educate your market

The other day I came across an interesting concept.  To get ahead of the game you need to avoid the major Number 1 mistake made by your competitors and colleagues – focusing all their marketing and business development efforts towards just 3% of the population.  Only 3% at any one time are ready to buy […]

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Confidence Matters

July 26, 2013 0 Comments
Confidence Matters

Have you ever noticed how your self-confidence can ebb and flow like a rip tide? One moment you feel on top of the world, the next (sometimes for no apparent reason) your confidence deserts you in a puff of smoke and you are left in the depth of despair. Confidence in yourself is one of […]

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Maximise Your ROI When Sponsoring Events

July 26, 2013 0 Comments
Maximise Your ROI When Sponsoring Events

I recently attended a great breakfast event sponsored by a local law firm. Over 60 business people attended the meeting to hear two inspirational speakers from different organisations. However what surprised me most was the low profile of the law firm concerned – considering their considerable financial investment in supplying the breakfast butties and room […]

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