Following on from the recent report that Britain’s employees and businesses had reached an ambition ceiling and other reports in a similar theme all pointing to Lock Down Britain I was truly inspired this week when I attended my nephew’s speech day at Bexley Grammar … Over the last 6 years I’ve seen my nephew […]
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In the last couple of blogs I explored with you something that I believe is very important to business – throwing off the comfort blanket and not only working outside of the box but kicking the sides out completely and moving into the flow zone … And when talking about innovation and creativity for business, […]
In my previous blog post I explored what it means to be operating from your comfort zone, or as I call it from the ”cosseting of your comfort blanket”. This time I’ll explore with you what it means to be operating outside of the box … In our business plans there are step changes such […]
You know how it is when you get this really good idea for a talk, product or article and then within hours several emails ping into your inbox on the same or a similar theme? And you know how it would be easy to say ”oh well it wasn’t meant to be?” That’s almost what […]
This weekend I’ve attended two completely different training events. The first was with Dr Joanna Martin, learning more about speaking from the stage and the second with Jamie Smart and a very cool group of people exploring being an Awakened Entrepreneur… As soon as Jamie posed the question of ‘What’s an Awakened Entrepreneur?’ I was […]
Are you like me and put things off that you don’t really want to do, not necessarily because they are too hard but because they just don’t inspire you? So what happens? Well, my experience – both personally and from what clients have told me – is that we will do all sorts of things […]
It’s often said that the greatest gift we can give to our clients and customers is to be of service. To me, being of service is understanding what it is that they need right now, as well as in the future – their problems and issues, frustrations and concerns – and then and only then, […]
A couple of months ago, I was listening to the radio when I heard a conversation between the DJ and a 6 year old boy called Nate. Nate had been awarded star of the week at school and immediately, as probably most of us would, the presenter asked him what amazing things he’d been doing […]
So what’s it all about? Hello and welcome to my first blog post! My role is Business Confidante and I suspect that you’re probably scratching your head and wondering to yourself what that is – so grab a coffee, put your feet up and read on whilst I explain and paint a clear picture for […]
- Do you have a box of dreams?
- How do you see your life… are there still six degrees of separation?
- Black Friday and Cyber Monday – Beneficial to businesses or does it attract the wrong kind of customer?
- Goals and targets – carrots or sticks?
- What are your vital statistics? Do you know your figures and how do you use them?
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I have known Yvette for a number of years and met through our membership of the IPP. Yvette is an astute business woman and her passion for the industry she works in shines through at all levels. It is a pleasure to hear her speak at conferences as she always has something new to impart and the delivery of her material is always given with hunour and patience.
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The changes in Team HR have also been hard emotionally and it is still rocky but we are making progress. I’m very appreciative of all your help and guidance through the past few months.