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  • Networking and bigger cake

    Networking and bigger cake

    Today is about cake. I’d no sooner swallowed the first bite of my (very generously) iced doughnut when my table partner immediately went on the offensive… I don’t know why you bother with these meetings Charlie, I mean, come on, you can’t be making the big bucks? I’d known David a few months now, he [&hellip...

  • the referral bad apple

    the referral bad apple

    The bad apple. When it comes to referral some of us are our own worst enemies, don’t you think? I’m writing in business context here, my young friend Ben had told me about a referral that sounded promising. Naturally Ben was upbeat about the connection and as is good practice, he followed up right away. It [&hellip...

  • follow up … follow up … follow up …

    follow up … follow up … follow up …

    ‘How is business, Ben?’ Great Charlie, had a couple of enquiries last week which sounds just about right for business. Fantastic – take a donut! What kind of work was that? Well, nothing has happened just yet, I need to follow up. Now I know many of you reading this would have been in this [&hellip...

  • Being you, get naked

    May 3, 17 • UncategorizedNo Comments
    Being you, get naked

    ‘We become part of the company that we keep, that’s for sure.’ I was having a conversation with a friend as we walked the local beach the other day (no, we were not naked!) Brendon was up for the holiday and we were reminiscing somewhat. The dogs were doing their ‘doggy thing’ and the wind [&hellip...

  • Remarkable, the extraordinary

    Remarkable, the extraordinary

    Surrounding ourselves with extraordinary friends, those of like minds, not only makes us feel good, it simply helps to get the job done, don’t you think? I’m in the business of connecting people and although I’m more than comfortable having a room full of people – who perhaps don’t quite yet share my conviction of [&hellip...

  • Significant salesman

    Mar 2, 17 • UncategorizedNo Comments
    Significant salesman

    Ben and I are coming to the end of our first month together, working through his business ‘ideal’ to establish where he’d like to take his life experience. The family business of Cordwainer has been sold and with Ben not wishing to be part of the new ‘set up’ we’re on a path of discovery. [&hellip...

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