Posts Tagged ‘networking’

A few weeks ago I submitted a post on the correlation between confidence and success, and was surprised to find how many responded and expanded on this concept. This post is a follow up as such, and discusses the impact of beauty in the world and how it affects our success rate and confidence levels.

A big part of successful job hunting and business development in this market requires proactive strategies like networking, cold calling and speculative approaches…

Over the past few weeks I’ve been struck by the amount of arrogance that surrounds us. This arrogance, or – to use a tamer term – confidence, is in the mainstream and used by those with an element of success.

My ability to ask for directions when travelling has helped me in life and business as I don’t have hang-ups about asking for directions here either…

It always amazes me of just how narrow minded and short sighted some people are when networking…

I may be slightly biased here as I am a big fan of Germany and I have always enjoyed visiting and spending time with my German friends.

CRM is not just a concept for big business. It applies to all businesses but it has become, like so many other things, over-engineered on the back of product developments. It is about knowing and understanding your customer to deliver a greater benefit to you business.

I have started to read my two little boys the Mr. Men books at bedtime. They love them and it gives me a chance to reminisce about my childhood, as I also loved them…

Just to mix things up this week I have decided to make a quick video on LinkedIn for job seekers. LinkedIn is without doubt a very valuable tool. In the US over 80% of employers are now using LinkedIn as part of their recruitment process. In Ireland LinkedIn has really taken off in the past 12 months…

Linkedin (and networking in general) is viewed as a short term commitment by many jobseekers. You start networking when you become active on the job market…