Gone are the days when you had to own a luxury office to be considered successful. In today’s economy when business and lifestyles are becoming so increasingly transient, our office solutions have become so much more varied and flexible.
We’ve gone from owning office blocks to leasing to sub-letting to serviced offices right through to virtual offices where physical office space is not actually even visible. In my opinion, this is simply an organic response to our changing needs and environment in today’s society.
You wouldn’t change a flat tyre without a wheel brace or take a road trip without a GPS, so why would you write your own business communications without gearing up with the right equipment?
Here are five DIY tools for brilliant business writing:
Sometimes we all need a bit of extra motivation to learn something new or update our skills. You don’t have to ask me twice to learn how to mix a new cocktail or how to update Twitter and Facebook from my mobile. But ask me to learn something a little less exciting and my motivation disappears.
In saying that, learning MYOB is not one of the most riveting things you can do with your time but it certainly comes in handy when you need it the most: Continue reading
Sales call reluctance can destroy sales careers. If you haven’t experienced the emotional torture of being ‘call reluctant’ the chances are you will do sooner or later.
Researchers in this field have found that call reluctance is responsible for 80% of sales people’s failure in their first year. And, it accounts for over 50% of failures in the sales profession. Continue reading
So what is digital and social media? Is it a cocktail party you haven’t been invited to yet? Is it some spooky IT thing that you never want to understand? NO!
The best way to define social media is to break it down. Media is an instrument of communication, like a newspaper or a radio, so social media would be a social instrument of communication. Continue reading