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5 02, 2013

Business Networking – Getting Started

By |February 5th, 2013|Business Tips, Personal Development|0 Comments

Business Networking is a very powerful way to get your business moving.  Whether a startup or an established business, if you are looking for new ways to generate business and increase awareness about what you do business networking is, in our books, the number 1 method. But if you’ve never done it before how do [...]

14 01, 2013

Ian Dickson Workshop – Orange Pixel review of the day

By |January 14th, 2013|Business Tips, Our friends, Personal Development|0 Comments

Last Friday (11th January 2013) saw the first of the Ian Dickson business planning workshops sponsored by Orange Pixel. A fantastic day and very inspiring to be in a room full of people passionate about their businesses and passionate about making 2013 a remarkable year. These days it's all too easy to get bogged down [...]

22 11, 2012

Ready, Set, GOAL! 20 goal setting tips

By |November 22nd, 2012|Business Tips, Our friends, Personal Development|0 Comments

1. If it’s not in writing, it’s not a goal An unwritten want is a wish, a dream, a never-happen. If it’s in writing, it’s a commitment. 2. If it’s not specific, it’s not a goal Broad desires and lofty aims have no effect. It must be concrete. 3. Goals must be believable If you [...]

28 05, 2012

Effective Communication – A simple 5 step process

By |May 28th, 2012|General Interest, Our friends, Personal Development|0 Comments

Many years ago, when I was first learning to drive, my Father gave me some very wise advice.  He said – act as if all drivers are idiots.  What he meant by this was not to treat them as idiots but rather to imagine that they may do idiotic things. The purpose of this was [...]

23 02, 2012

Giving constructive criticism

By |February 23rd, 2012|Personal Development|Comments Off on Giving constructive criticism

GIVING CRITICISM ASSERTIVELY Giving criticism about unsatisfactory aspects of performance can be one of the most difficult tasks you have to face. It can be difficult because many people equate performance of the job with their competence as a person. When done badly it will increase the frequency and intensity of what you want to [...]

7 02, 2012

Everybody needs Respect

By |February 7th, 2012|Our friends, Personal Development|Comments Off on Everybody needs Respect

Everybody needs Respect. It’s easier to do anything with anyone when you are held in respect and so difficult without it. Respect comes from within – no one will respect you if you don’t respect yourself. In Part 1 of this article we looked at the part our BELIEFS played in achieving self respect. We [...]

1 02, 2012

Stand up for yourself and gain respect

By |February 1st, 2012|Our friends, Personal Development|Comments Off on Stand up for yourself and gain respect

Ask anyone you meet how they would they like to be treated at work. At the top of most peoples’ list is the desire to be treated with dignity and respect. In this 2 part blog we look at how you achieve this through the Beliefs we hold about ourselves and in the second part, [...]