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How Can Your Relationship Survive Your Business – Part 3

In the early days, when I started running this course, I would have a lot of women come but nearly no men. So the first thing I want you to know is that this is not a beat up on men that work too hard and are away from their wife and kids a lot.…

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How Can Your Relationship Survive Your Business – Part 2

There is a line I heard many years ago that when applied to a relationship is all two true. “Opposites attract and then attack!” This very sad reality stems from the fact that we are often attracted to people who are our opposite because what we see in them is a strength that compensates for…

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How Can Your Relationship Survive Your Business?

For the last 5 years we have been running a course each May called: How Can your relationship survive your business? Over this next month, I want to focus on some of the keys we have found in not just surviving being in business together, but how to build a thriving business and a thriving…

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When it comes to marketing, consistency has power

In Week 1, we talked about knowing your intended audience. In Week 2, we covered communication – the currency of commerce. In Week 3, I reminded you that you are either relevant or redundant – that there is nothing in between. Today in Week 4, our final week on the topic of marketing, I want…

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You are either relevant or redundant – there is nothing in between

Many companies have their “glory days!”. It doesn’t matter what they do, it just seems to turn to gold. Their marketing seems to hit a sweet spot. Word of mouth, networks, strategic alliance and digital presence just seems to get in sync. Then there are the doldrums; you feel like you are being as creative…

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Communication is the currency of commerce

Reflecting back on last week’s blog, how did you go thinking about your business plan and intentionally connecting it to your marketing plan? If you don’t currently have, or aren’t following, a business and marketing plan, have you thought about using this next quarter, the last quarter of this financial year to set up a…

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HELLO Marketing Part 1

During March,  we are going to focus in on marketing. I have been in business now for nearly 38 years and I think I have heard nearly every conceivable comment there is around marketing. “Oh yeah, we don’t do any marketing!” This normally means they are ignorant of the fact every conversation they have about…

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Behavioural Analytics – Part 4

Do you really know who you are? Read the next ten questions and see how many you can truthfully answer in a positive way. Throughout February, we have been highlighting the benefits of Behavioural Analytics. We are discovering that when we truly understand ourselves, we make our first steps towards really understanding others. In part…

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Behavioural Analytics: Part 3

Throughout February, we are discovering the benefits of Behavioural Analytics to make our first steps towards really understanding ourselves and others. The traits we have that form gaps, barriers and drains in relationships erode by a greater understanding of the roots and fruits of our true self. In part 3 today, we are going to…

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Your behavioural traits and emotional intelligence

In last week’s Thursday’s Thoughts, I talked about some of the benefits of behavioural analytics. When we truly understand ourselves, we can take purposeful  steps towards really understanding others.  In part two today, we are going to look at questions 3,4,5. Do you know why you do what you do? Do you know why you…

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