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Monthly Archives: September 2013

How to Hijack a Meeting…

Please add your comments at the bottom… many thanks. Time to Read: 52 secs Time to Listen: 1 min 29 secs Show up – this is always a good start – the more people, the greater your chance of a hijack. Wait for people who are late, before you begin (it would be discourteous not…Continue Reading

Ditch The Flawed Focus

YOU are far more likely to take action and be persistent when you focus on what you want, rather than on what you don’t want. No matter how negative a situation appears this week, no matter how few choices you think you have, and above all, no matter how others are reacting, always focus very…Continue Reading

Are You Decisive? You Decide!

CAN you decide whether or not you are decisive? I trust you have decided that the answer is ‘yes’! Because authoritative people are listened to. They get things done and others take note of what they say and act on it. Rather like Steven Capper of Skanska, who you will have read about via Naked…Continue Reading

Give me a number between 1 and 10

Please add your comments at the bottom… many thanks. Time to Read: 2 mins 51 secs Time to Listen : 2:26   Yes, I know I ask you to think about this, rather a lot… That personal dream you have – that ambition, target, aim, whatever you call it – what do you think, today, right now,…Continue Reading

Customers Come First

BUSINESS is not just about making money, it is about delighting your customers. making money is the by-product. And you will delight your customers by following through and delivering on what you promise. So, this month, and always, follow through and deliver on your promise. Be seen to deliver your agreement. And if something goes…Continue Reading

Nomination Capps A Great Year For Steven

FROM shop floor to executive suite, print room to boardroom. Steven Capper’s rags-to-riches style rise from a Margaret Thatcher-inspired Youth Training Scheme in 1980s Britain to potential UK Chief Information Officer of The Year for 2013 was borne from a desire to make a difference. For Steven – innovative and ground-breaking IT Director for construction…Continue Reading

Put Your Brand In The Shop Window

NETWORKING is key to a successful business. Firms that don’t take time to introduce themselves to like-minded individuals when they get the chance could be missing out on opportunities worth thousands of pounds. There is value in it and it is worth the time – and yes it can raise revenue. There is no need…Continue Reading