11th February 2015

Happy Valentines Day: Dealing with Office Romances

We spend a huge amount of time at work, so it is not surprising that so many people have participated in an office romance at some time in their lives. We regularly form close friendships with people at work, and sometimes this is taken further. In fact, a survey that has been undertaken has shown that 30% of workplace romances end in marriage! To read more of this post click here
27th March 2014

Build Lasting Relationships

Relationships are the key to creating new sales pipelines for your business, whatever it’s size. Potential customers will only buy your products or use your services  if they trust you and believe that your company can deliver a great product and good value for money. Unless your company is a very well known brand, it is very difficult to generate business the first time you meet someone. It is how you follow up after your initial meeting that can ensure […]
5th March 2014

Money Talks, But What’s it Really Saying?

I have found that if I have a poor relationship with money, then the other relationships in my life suffer – family, friends and clients. This is why I think it so important to understand exactly what money says. Just like my family and friends, money likes attention and focus, and I find that when I give it some attention, the rewards are huge. We live in a society that encourages debt, and seems to have lost the art of […]
30th September 2013

Tips to Improve Collaboration at Work and Home

Having read the blog from Teresa Amabile (author of The Progress Principle), I wondered if there were any lessons to take back to the workplace from our personal relationships at home. It appears there are four main points that can be applied to the workplace, that have the basis in personal relationships – collaboration needs to start with a strong foundation; maximise co-operation and minimise competition; exploit similarities and differences; respect the contribution from the other person. To read more of […]