My Blog

15th November 2010

Tune your RADAR to Success

Part of your brain is known as the Reticular Activating System - or RAS. Your RAS plays a vital part in your ability to achieve goals. Imagine that you're walking through a busy noise airport passenger terminal. Think of all the noise - hundreds of people talking, music, announcements, luggage carriers. How much of this noise is brought to your attention?
22nd October 2010

Motivation – Top tips on getting the best from your team

I often get asked about motivating teams and how to get the best from people. Over th years I have experimented with many different tools, strategies and methods to get my teams working to the very best abilities. Motivation is the key here. Once you have satisfied a team member’s basic needs, (a salary that is enough to pay for basic food, shelter, and health care) then you need to go up Maslow’s hierarchy of needs and satisfy their need for security, belonging, self-esteem and self-fulfilment.
28th September 2010

The most successful people in life are not Go-Getters!

I have recently been speaking and writing about the winners mindset. Having the right attitude/mindset in life and business is fundamentally more important than things like knowledge or your actions. Because if you don't have the right attitude and mindset before yous start you really won't ever get there. Here is my view on the givers mindset...
20th September 2010

The Business Club Launches on 6th October.

Portsmouth Football Club & The Directory Group are proud to announce the launch of The Business Club. I am delighted to announce that I will be supporting and chairing this fantastic iniative for local business on a monthly basis.
2nd September 2010

TRYING DOESN’T WORK!

Trying doesn't work. When we say we're going to try, it presupposes failure.
2nd September 2010

Tips on how to be better self-disciplined

Discipline, willpower, self-control - Whatever you call it, self-discipline is difficult for many people. Some days you think you simply don't have it in you to make those 10 cold calls, and other days it seems much easier to drive by the gym than to go in and do a work out. Discipline is the foundation upon which all success is built. Lack of discipline inevitably leads to failure. So, how do you become more self-disciplined?
2nd August 2010

How to increase your profits by over 100% in 12 months

Potentially my last FREE event of 2010. This seminar is for the business owner who would like to take back control of their business and increase their profits by a staggering 101% in just 12 months. No tricks or fancy twist on statistics. Simple proven "take-away" ideas and solutions, check here for details...
30th July 2010

The BIG Plan

The magic of the business plan is not the “plan” itself, but the process that the business goes through in putting it together, and then using it as a living document to guide and direct the business. Here are 5 Steps necessary to begin the Planning Process:
12th July 2010

Some Marketing Factoids For You To Consider

With so much written about marketing I thought I would put just a few simple factoids together to share some thoughts, interesting statistics and a maybe few pointers to help you on your way to generating more leads for your business. For me marketing has changed so much over the past 5-10 years. I believe it really is more about being found by your prospects than finding prospects these days....So here are a dozen factoids for you..
6th July 2010

How many times to contact a prospect before they buy?

If every time you picked up the phone you could get a hold of a hot lead, selling anything in your business would be a no-brainer. But no matter how good a sales person you are, you will spend time quoting people who just aren’t ready to buy — yet.
23rd June 2010

15 Myths and Misconceptions about Marketing

Marketing has changed over the last 5-10 years, consequently so have some of the known working strategies. There are also many myths and misconceptions to be aware of and I recommend you should avoid. So, here are my top 15 Myths and Misconceptions about Marketing
1st June 2010

Improve your Profits by 101% in just 12 months

Learn the secret improving your profits by a staggering 101% in just 12 months by attending this FREE Seminar. Specifically designed with the business owner in mind. Top proven tips from an award winning business coach.View Event Details NOW for more information why you should really attend this FREE Seminar...
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