18 06, 2013

Will it build goodwill?

By |2017-05-23T09:45:39+00:00June 18th, 2013|Networking & Social Media|0 Comments

I have been doing a lot of networking over the last few months, which has brought me into contact with many new people. Strangers at first, I have felt a great deal of goodwill from these people, and many relationships are now developing into friendship. It can be a lonely business working on your own, [...]

29 05, 2013

Down with the kidz

By |2017-05-23T09:45:39+00:00May 29th, 2013|Networking & Social Media|0 Comments

Are you down with the kidz? I've been doing a presentation to networkers about social media myths, and the things people say... mostly when they are justifying why they are not using social media in their business, or don't want to admit they don't understand it! I've been having a lot of fun with this [...]

21 05, 2013

Personality, not personal

By |2017-05-23T09:45:39+00:00May 21st, 2013|Networking & Social Media|0 Comments

Have you ever made a slight faux pas on Facebook? Been tactless on Twitter? Quite honestly it would surprise me if you have not. I know I certainly have. If you are showing any kind of personality in your writing, then I would guess that you have also expressed an opinion, shared a personal detail, [...]

29 04, 2013

Who, not what

By |2017-05-23T09:45:39+00:00April 29th, 2013|Networking & Social Media|0 Comments

Do you focus on what you want to achieve or where you want to be in 12 months' time? Do you focus on your goals - a turnover of £X, or a speaking engagement at that prestigious conference, for example? You know what you want, and you're determined, you've got your action plan, yet you [...]

16 04, 2013

The hidden gems in networking

By |2017-05-23T09:45:39+00:00April 16th, 2013|Networking & Social Media|0 Comments

I have written a few posts about networking, and how important it is for very small businesses to do, both online and offline. I don't do it because I need friends. Though making friends is sometimes a happy bonus! Neither do it for the quality of the coffee and breakfast. Though some of the venues [...]

14 10, 2012

Crazy eye candy

By |2017-05-23T09:45:41+00:00October 14th, 2012|Featured businesses, Networking & Social Media|7 Comments

'It upsets me when I see women choosing the spectacles they least hate'.  We had only just met and yet Helena Finden-Browne had summed up my attitude as a reluctant spectacle wearer with alarming accuracy. I had no choice any more but to give in and wear spectacles, so I had chosen exactly what I [...]

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