Business Networking – Part 2

Ten or fifteen years ago many in the business world were racing to get online. It was all dot.com this and e-commerce that. To have a vast website was the holy grail. All in the belief that it would, amongst other things, mean no more sales conventions, no more...

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Holiday Destination – Majorca

We decided on Majorca for a sneaky week away in June this year. It was an island I had never been to but had often thought about going to, and with a short two hour flight from our local airport and good weather likely, the time was right!We picked up a car at the...

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Langkawi, Malaysia

It was back to The Far East for the March holiday this year, and Malaysia was the place we decided on for a two-week break, to escape the cold.We flew from Heathrow to Kuala Lumpur on a 13-hour journey, and then connected onto a one hour flight to the island of...

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Business Networking – Part 1

Can Attending a Networking Meeting Help My Business?It may surprise many of you to hear me say NO to the above question. If I wanted to waste my time, I could construct a list of maybe a hundred people known to me personally who have attended networking meetings and...

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Are You Working Towards a Stress Free Workplace?

Being proactive in ensuring the wellbeing of your workforce is vital in any efforts to reduce absenteeism and/or increase productivity.For many employers once they’ve recruited & trained their workforce they assume (often wrongly) that all is well, and the staff...

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It’s Never Too Late!

Why are more and more 50+ women (and men) giving up perfectly respectable and often well paid jobs in favour of the unsecure world of self-employment? The reasons are I suppose many and varied but in my case (and yes, of course I am one of these risk takers –...

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Sale Away on a Wedding Cruise

If you are planning to get married in the not too distant future, one thing that may have crossed your mind, is whether to get married abroad or not. Of course, it’s personal choice, but for me, tying the knot in the Caribbean was the best decision I could have made....

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