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Stand out from your co-workers – buy a red cap (and use it).

Whether you are a business owner or head of department you should regularly take time to work ‘on’ your business instead of ‘in’ your business.

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Posted in Creativity, Efficiency and Effectiveness

Proxy measurements: how some numbers can be misleading and dangerous

Ever wondered how important some so-called performance metrics actually are? Well check this out.

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Posted in Business Development, Communication, Efficiency and Effectiveness, Lead generation, Leadership, New Business, Targets, Uncategorized

10 ways to make 2014 more successful and less stressful than 2013

10 practical and eminently doable ways to make 2014 much more successful and much less stressful that 2013.

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Posted in Achievement, Efficiency and Effectiveness, Inspiration, Lifestyle, Personal development

Getting people to make decisions especially when there’re loads of options!

Getting decisions out of people especially when there are loads of options can be hard. Here are two things that will make it considerably easier.

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Posted in Communication, Efficiency and Effectiveness, Sales, Sales Conversion

TLDR – or How to get Much shorter emails

Get emails that are too long? Want to do something about it? Have a gander at this then…..

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Posted in Efficiency and Effectiveness, Uncategorized

7 Easy-to-do Tips to keep your inbox EMPTY!

Fed up with a heaving inbox? Want to feel more in control of your working life? Well check out these 7 easy-to-do tips which will help you to adopt an empty inbox policy and do just that.

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Posted in Efficiency and Effectiveness, Personal Brand

When it’s time to change a part of your business…..

Sorting out your business is tough on your own – here’s what to do.

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Posted in Efficiency and Effectiveness, Leadership
Mike Ames

Passionate about making business development a profession not just a job. Built and sold a £40m group in less than 9 years. Doing it all again and loving it!

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