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“I like it when they say NO” Part 1 – How to Manage Rejection

How to Manage Rejection If you are directly or indirectly involved in business development it is generally accepted the biggest barrier to being enthusiast about it is the fear of rejection. We don’t like hearing no which means we often don’t follow up opportunities as much as or persistently as we should. If you have met someone at a business event or anywhere in fact, and spotted a potential opportunity …Read More

Happy New Year – Talk more AND Type less

As we move into 2015 there seems to be a more confident  feeling around business so potentially lots more opportunities. Unless you’re BMW, Coca-Cola or DFS we haven’t got massive budgets to promote ourselves so the best way surely is word-of moth networking. However it seems to be the norm to do business development through using one’s fingers rather than the voice. Maybe it’s time for us all to go …Read More

Fear is temporary; regret is permanent – 10 possible networking regrets. (part 10)

It is said when we indulge in quiet reflection we more often regret actions we haven’t taken opposed to things we have done. When it comes to networking there are certain moments when perhaps you and I should have taken that extra step but didn’t. Here are some thoughts to ensure the next time you pull out …you don’t! Bear this in mind the next time you don’t Approach someone …Read More

Fear is temporary; regret is permanent – 10 possible networking regrets. (part 9)

It is said when we indulge in quiet reflection we more often regret actions we haven’t taken opposed to things we have done. When it comes to networking there are certain moments when perhaps you and I should have taken that extra step but didn’t. Here are some thoughts to ensure the next time you pull out …you don’t! Bear this in mind the next time you don’t Approach someone …Read More

Fear is temporary; regret is permanent – 10 possible networking regrets. (part 8)

It is said when we indulge in quiet reflection we more often regret actions we haven’t taken opposed to things we have done. When it comes to networking there are certain moments when perhaps you and I should have taken that extra step but didn’t. Here are some thoughts to ensure the next time you pull out …you don’t! Bear this in mind the next time you don’t Approach someone …Read More

Fear is temporary; regret is permanent – 10 possible networking regrets. (part 7)

It is said when we indulge in quiet reflection we more often regret actions we haven’t taken opposed to things we have done. When it comes to networking there are certain moments when perhaps you and I should have taken that extra step but didn’t. Here are some thoughts to ensure the next time you pull out …you don’t! Bear this in mind the next time you don’t Approach someone …Read More

Fear is temporary; regret is permanent – 10 possible networking regrets. (part 6)

It is said when we indulge in quiet reflection we more often regret actions we haven’t taken opposed to things we have done. When it comes to networking there are certain moments when perhaps you and I should have taken that extra step but didn’t. Here are some thoughts to ensure the next time you pull out …you don’t! Bear this in mind the next time you don’t Approach someone …Read More

Fear is temporary; regret is permanent – 10 possible networking regrets. (part 5)

It is said when we indulge in quiet reflection we more often regret actions we haven’t taken opposed to things we have done. When it comes to networking there are certain moments when perhaps you and I should have taken that extra step but didn’t. Here are some thoughts to ensure the next time you pull out …you don’t! Bear this in mind the next time you don’t Approach someone …Read More

Fear is temporary; regret is permanent – 10 possible networking regrets. (part 4)

Fear is temporary; regret is permanent- 10 possible networking regrets. It is said when we indulge in quiet reflection we more often regret actions we haven’t taken opposed to things we have done. When it comes to networking there are certain moments when perhaps you and I should have taken that extra step but didn’t. Here are some thoughts to ensure the next time you pull out …you don’t! Bear …Read More

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