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23rd November 2009

Mind your own Business – FREE Event

Mind your own Business! – Knowledge + Mindset + Action FREE Seminar Friday 27th November 12.00 to 14.30 Venue: Ground Floor, Building 1000 Lakeside North Harbour […]
20th November 2009

Business Networking Tips

The measure of your success in business is directly related to the number of people who know and like you. Effective business networking is the linking together of individuals who, through trust and relationship building, become walking, talking advertisements for one another.By simply following my B.R.E.A.K.F.A.S.T. tips you will quickly become a successful and confident networker.
18th November 2009

Four Tips for Great Leadership

Great leaders communicate. Realizing that good communication is a 2-way street, we must be responsible for our part. That being said, true communication is the response that you get. Whatever form you choose (verbal, mail, e-mail, etc), if you don’t get the outcome you seek (from a “willing” recipient), the responsibility lies with the sender. Great leaders confirm, gain commitment, and solicit feedback to improve the process.
16th November 2009

Business Owners 10 great questions to ask yourself

1. Customer base Ask yourself: If I just bought this company, how would I sell more/expand what I sell to this customer base?
16th November 2009

What turns you on at work?

Individuals are motivated when they are working towards personally meaningful goals. Attainment of those goals must require activity that is increasingly difficult, but attainable. In other words, people like to be challenged, but they must feel their goals are achievable to stay motivated. This can be accomplished by: · Establishing goals that are personally meaningful · Making those goals possible · Providing feedback on performance · Aligning goals with the individual's self esteem
13th November 2009

10 Strengths of a GREAT Goal Setter

1: Be Specific This strength is particularly relevant when setting "Smart" goals because some of your projects will require detailed planning. The more specific you can be on the next step or action required, the more likely you are to take that step and get closer to the goal.
12th November 2009

TRUST is the Key to any Sale

Here are some simple elements of trust that you must MASTER in order to make it possible for a relationship to blossom:
11th November 2009

Discipline

Discipline = The price of excellence is discipline. The cost of mediocrity is disappointment.
9th November 2009

Hearing and Listening are not the same thing

Hearing and listening are not the same thing. Hearing is the act of perceiving sound. It is involuntary and simply refers to the reception of aural stimuli. Listening is a selective activity which involves the reception and the interpretation of aural stimuli. It involves decoding the sound into meaning.Listening is divided into two main categories: passive and active. Passive listening is little more that hearing. It occurs when the receiver or the message has little motivation to listen carefully, such as music, story telling, television, or being polite.
6th November 2009

Get your testimonials working for you..

Using customer testimonials in your advertising, marketing materials and on your website is a common practice. If your customers are saying great things about your business, then why not publicize those positive testimonials for the world to see?
4th November 2009

Turn Your Customers Into Raving Fans

Raving fans are customers who are so over the moon with us that they not only tell all their friends and colleagues about us, they actually bring them to us and help us to sell things to them.
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