KISS – as in Keep It Simple ….

We’ve all heard of the KISS principle – Keep It Simple Stupid. Wikipedia says it was a design principle noted by the US Navy in 1960 but there are examples going back way further than that. Henry Ford’s first production

The gift that keeps on giving

We’d all like to receive the gift that keeps on giving. One that delivers something for your business every single day. Something you can turn to any time you want some business growth and know that it will deliver. Something

New Year, New You

New Year, New You. Sound familiar? You’re determined 2017 is going to be different. It’s going to be the breakthrough year. The year when you finally smash your goals. You’ve made all the resolutions, set all the objectives, so let’s

What makes your business unique?

People like doing business with people. Not anonymous brands or websites. That means they like doing business with you. You are what makes your business unique. Yes, you may have a compelling proposition put together a little differently to how

LinkedIn reminders – a lead-generation goldmine

Social media platforms by their very nature encourage us to be social. So they prompt us to engage with our connections, friends or followers by sending us little reminders of events – anniversaries, birthdays, what we were doing 2 years

There is no Status Quo in business

There is no such thing as the status Quo in business. Your revenue/profits/costs will not continue at the same level if you continue to do what you have always done. You know: The same old marketing The same old prices

Is your business ‘self-harming’

Let’s be clear from the start – business ‘self-harming’ is about the stuff going on in and around your business and NOT your staff doing things to themselves. Fail to address the areas I am going to talk about and

Marketing or Product 1st

What comes first, marketing or product? That was the subject of a passionate debate at one of my networking groups this week. I’ll keep the outcome back until the end of the post because I think the value is in

#HubHelp – the hidden mastermind within your network

Tee concepts of the ‘mastermind group’ and the ‘hot seat’ are far from new. Napoleon Hill described the mastermind group principle as: “The coordination of knowledge and effort of two or more people, who work toward a definite purpose, in

Don’t be fooled by LinkedIn’s ‘All Star’ profile rating

Does your LinkedIn profile have an ‘All Star’ profile rating? Did you add sections in to your profile to get your rating up to the ‘All Star’ profile level? If you answered yes to either question then LinkedIn will be