Added by Luma Zaki on April 29, 2013 at 15:00 — No Comments
Now, more than ever, personal recommendation is vital to any business’s success.
We all seek other’s experiences before selecting to buy anything from the services of a plumber to a new car.
And we know from personal experience that a recommendation from someone who has already bought a product or service is a very powerful influencer on our decision making.
So what are you doing to encourage people who have bought from your…Continue
Added by Neil Canty on April 26, 2013 at 0:01 — No Comments
Hrees a great article with an illustrative infographic from US web content brand specialist agency Brafton: (click here to visit their blog to read the whole thing and see the infographic)
Officials from Google and Bing have consistently emphasized their focus on the user experience, with Google’s Amit…Continue
Ivan Misner is the 'Big Daddy' of networking... As Founder of BNI (Business Networking Institute) "the world's largest referral organization", he virtually created the concept of business networking as we know it today. Without him, Networking in Surrey wouldn't exist - so I'm always keen to hear his thoughts and wise words on networking.
There's a great article by Ivan in the…Continue
Added by Keith Grover, NiS Founder on April 12, 2013 at 14:30 — No Comments
With obesity levels in the UK topping the 20% mark, making us the fattest nation in Europe, employers are now facing the possibility of employees claiming that their obesity amounts to a disability, and that reasonable adjustments should therefore be made.
Before you scream: “Don’t be ridiculous, the adjustment needed is to lose weight!”, consider the recent decision of the Employment Appeals…Continue
Added by Mara Thorne on April 12, 2013 at 11:00 — No Comments
Hello friends of NiS,
This week in my yoga classes we have been focusing on relieving the piriformis muscle.
The piriformis is primarily an external rotator, one of a number of small, deep muscles that rotate the leg outward at the hip. It's notorious for causing…Continue
Added by Luma Zaki on April 11, 2013 at 19:30 — No Comments
I didn't know that there was a number you can dial in the UK and in many other countries that is often a better bet than good old 999 (especially for mobile phones)? I was sent a link to this video on the MicroNavigation YouTube channel and I checked it out here on Wikipedia because I couldn't understand why I didn't know this stuff already!…Continue
Added by Keith Grover, NiS Founder on April 11, 2013 at 17:00 — No Comments
Networking is an activity that can pay off really well. As with all things in life and business, it might not work for everyone.
What it depends on, really, is the spirit and spirituality of the networker.
Networking is part of a business strategy, marketing, sales, promotion, etc. But as networking is also very much about personal connections, the aspect of personality plays a major part. And a major part of a personality is someone’s…Continue
Added by Dr Mariette Jansen (Dr De-Stress on April 4, 2013 at 19:00 — No Comments