Posts with Category: Networking
In this article, Heather Townsend, based on the research for ‘The Financial Times Guide To Business Networking’, talks about how the best networkers use four ingredients to create new business via their network.
A professional career can be very rewarding, but mums in business face special challenges. They may have husbands who pressure them to “do it all,” keeping up with their household responsibilities just as if their day job did not exist. They may need to have their children in day care more than before, which can lead to separation anxiety – and not only on the part of the children! With all of these needs pressing on them, mums in business can quickly become overwhelmed. That’s why it’s important to keep a few key bits of advice in mind from the very start.
What’s the best way to market your small business? The best results mostly come from face to face business networking. However within networking, like all parts of business, changes happen and you can always learn new ways to become more and more effective in how you deliver your message.
Heather Townsend, Author of ‘The Financial Times Guide To Business Networking’, talks us through her Mumpreneur’s guide to building a profitable networking strategy.
When you are networking do you count your conversations… or make every conversation count? In this article, Heather Townsend, the author of The Financial Times Guide To Business Networking, shares her FITTER networking model – which if you follow will make your conversations count, regardless of who they are or where you meet them.
In this article, Heather Townsend, The Author of ‘The Financial Times Guide To Business Networking’, shares her much sort after tips on how to generate referrals from your networking activities.
In this guest post Heather Townsend looks at why the really savvy mumpreneurs are using both online and offline networking tools and techniques in their quest to generate referrals when networking.
When it comes to thinking and planning, don’t people say that two heads are better than one? Two minds thinking about the same idea however differing creatively in opinion and strategy which leads to a better range of solutions to deliver. It’s the amazing power of collaboration!
In small business the act of working together or collaborating with others is a positive way to develop improved performance and to deliver enhanced solutions to customers in your marketplace. Collaboration allows you to combine different areas of expertise. Depending on the reason for your collaboration ask yourself: What is the potential outcome and what will it do to improve results for my customer and my business? These questions will help you determine what you plan to achieve and provide a good foundation to build on.