A problem I see time and time again within small to medium-sized companies is that they aren’t creating winning scenarios from technology. Many of the owners and directors whom I speak to feel that technology isn’t achieving the advantages they want.
4 Points to Success:
• No plan, no value
• Engage senior management with tech…Continue
Added by David Thomas on May 26, 2017 at 13:00 — No Comments
Ask the right question and you'll get the information you need. Communication is key to all aspects of managing people, and managing people is the area I focus on with businesses. But it’s also crucial for communicating with everyone; clients, suppliers, family and friends. There are different ways to ask a question and that’s what we’re going to look at today. My examples are based on interview situations, but the information provided here is valid for all situations where…Continue
Added by Nikki Faulkner on May 18, 2017 at 13:30 — No Comments
As a solo-preneur, I don't take a stand at Exhibitions and Expos, preferring to make an exhibition of myself as I wander round my captive audience of Exhibitors and engage in passing conversations with other Visitors. Being static on a stand would cramp my style - but I can see how they work well for other businesses, provided they do it right.…Continue
Added by Keith Grover, NiS Founder on May 17, 2017 at 13:00 — No Comments
Do you enjoy mealtimes together as a family, do you even have time to sit together, are you happy with the food choices you make and feel you have good variety and balance, is eating with your kids an enjoyable experience?
The knock on effect of eating together isn't just that kids usually eat more healthily research has shown there's a whole host of other benefits, including reduced stress, good mental health, improved…Continue
Added by Jane Tyson on May 13, 2017 at 7:41 — No Comments
This week we listened to Becky for the 10-minute slot informing us of ‘Ways to Subtly and Easily Enhance your Brand Identity by Getting Creative’ from Abstract Print & Design.
Added by Karen Palmer on May 10, 2017 at 12:30 — No Comments
Securing the best commercial cleaning contractors to clean your hotel rooms can be daunting. After all, you are allowing total strangers full access to your guest rooms, their personal belongings and other private areas of your hotel. There will always be those ‘stranger danger’ warnings at the back of your mind, however, most people who have bravely opened up to cleaning contracts have found out that it’s not as bad as it may seem and there are many benefits.
Here are a few reasons…Continue
Added by Ray Coleshill on May 9, 2017 at 13:30 — No Comments
One of my favourite networking tips is to always take your own name badge along to events...
If you have a badge, you are always prepared for meetings where the organiser either doesn't issue badges, or just hasn't got one for…Continue
Added by Keith Grover, NiS Founder on May 5, 2017 at 17:30 — No Comments
Don't you just love passionate people?
Yesterday was the first meeting with a lovely lady supported by her husband on their start-up business.
From the moment we started talking, the passion she felt for the product she wants to sell was very evident and extremely infectious.
The couple described the origins and the inspiration for their new product. They…Continue
Added by Steve Robinson on May 3, 2017 at 11:05 — No Comments