26 02, 2013

Closing the deal

By | 2017-05-23T09:45:39+00:00 February 26th, 2013|Marketing, The best of the rest|0 Comments

You have a strong lead, interest is being shown in your product or service and you are talking up the irresistible benefits of your offering. So how do you move on to the next stage and close the deal without coming across as the much maligned 'seedy sales person'? At this point I should probably [...]

8 02, 2013

Healthy competition

By | 2017-05-23T09:45:40+00:00 February 8th, 2013|Business Management, Marketing|2 Comments

I meet a lot of people offering similar, but different, services to those I offer through Just leave it with me. My business offering also overlaps with many specialist areas within business services. I have never considered this a problem as I take a collaborative approach, and I have confidence in why my clients choose [...]

4 02, 2013

The solo team

By | 2017-05-23T09:45:40+00:00 February 4th, 2013|Motivation, The best of the rest|6 Comments

We often hear that 'there is no I in team'. But what happens when there is no-one else in your team? An important consideration when setting up business on my own was how I would feel about not having the social element I was used to in my corporate work life. Although I am very [...]