We’ve all experienced the Monday morning blues. It’s nothing new. When was the last time you heard anyone say ‘TGIM’ (Thank God it’s Monday)?Continue reading “Monday Morning Blues: It’s Not News”
Time to rethink communications. It’s summer – at least, in the Southern Hemisphere it is. And the New Year is a good time to prepare for the year ahead.
Are you still on a holiday break? Or perhaps you’re back at work, experiencing the post-festivities lull before everything speeds up again.
Either way, here are 6 cool tips to help you be the ‘hot ticket’ this summer (or any time).Continue reading “Rethink Communications: 6 Cool Tips”
Are you shocked to discover how close it’s getting to the end of the year? But how close are you to being able to achieve your goals – for the year, the financial year, the quarter or even the month?Continue reading “How To Achieve Your Goals: 3 Steps”
Networking is one of the essential ingredients of success. Ask a successful person!
But what is it? The shorthand version might go something like this:
The ABC of networking
A is for Attitude. It’s your approach, your personality and how you incorporate it into your life. It’s social.
B is for Business. It’s professional, systematic and a vital part of your work. It’s practical.
C is for Communication. It’s two-way interaction, effective messaging and clarity. It’s interpersonal.
OK… It might not be as easy as A.B.C. Maybe it’s more like N.E.T.W.O.R.K.I.N.G.Continue reading “N.E.T.W.O.R.K.I.N.G. | Let’s Spell It Out”
Really? Ninja? Be careful what you advertise for. If you ask for a ‘ninja’ marketer, PR assistant (or, heaven help us, a ‘ninja’ editor), then beware.
This rather bizarre descriptor has become quite common in job ads. And then there are the other favourites: ‘superhero’, ‘rockstar’ and a few others. Leave them in if you must but be warned. Here’s what you can expect….
‘Who needs an editor? I just use a spell-checker’. That‘s something I hear quite often – usually from people who need help, but don’t want to admit it.
What about you? Yes, you need an editor, too. Most of us do.
That’s because editing is not just about correcting mistakes in spelling, punctuation and grammar. A sophisticated text checker can do that. Well, sometimes. Perhaps.Continue reading “Yes, You Need an Editor”
Books for sales means just that – more sales of your products or services. An e-book is the perfect showcase for your expert knowledge, or to spread the word about the products or services you provide.
Do you have an idea for a book to give away, or sell in your market niche? Talk to a professional writer now.Continue reading “Books for Sales”
Like many of us, you might be working from home more often. Here are 5 things to do for yourself – and for your career – while you have time to call your own.Continue reading “5 Things To Do For Yourself While Working From Home”
Most of us are keen to let businesses and community organisations know about the services we provide. We usually focus on how we can help them directly. Have you ever thought about building business partnerships to give clients added value? It’s a strategy that is often overlooked.Continue reading “Business Partnerships For A Win-Win”
I spend a lot of time working with Australian business. Is your business Australian? Are you presenting it in the best possible way?
Do you want to reach a local audience? Or are you sending your message around the world?
Wherever your voice is heard, it should be clear, authoritative and genuinely Australian. And that’s because your business is Australian.Continue reading “Working with Australian Business”