Instagram has been around since way back in 2010 and was bought by Facebook in 2012 for $1,000,000,000! You can share pictures and videos, which other folk with similar interests find, then like, comment and share. I’d not used it … Continue reading Getting up to speed with Instagram
Just received an email from my mother that her friend sent her… enjoy 😉 What Makes 100%? What does it mean to give MORE than 100%? Ever wonder about those people who say they are giving more than 100%? We … Continue reading What Makes 100%?
On Friday night 230 people dressed up as penguins to support three great causes and raised over £9000! Rob Baxter provided the key note at Sandy Park to local business chiefs! Over 40 local businesses sponsored tables and offered up … Continue reading 9000 great reasons to support Rotary International
I’ve been asked to deliver a 20 minute presentation at The Deer Park Country House Hotel, Honiton EX14 3PG next Tuesday 28th February as part of the next Business @ Breakfast networking event. I’ll be approaching this from a B2B … Continue reading Which social media channels should YOU be using?
Yesterday I had the pleasure of meeting Julie Hawker of Cosmic, a social enterprise that lives up to its values. I’ve not had a formal interview for many moons but when I read about Cosmic’s approach to business and noted … Continue reading Thank you Julie Hawker
07:00 hours, it’s Wednesday 22nd February and around 15 people meet up at Fresha for Brekka 😉 I guess we should start with the important stuff… there were at least 10 different Business @ Breakfast meal options available. I went … Continue reading What does Business @ Breakfast do for you Jacqui?
There will be tears next weekend as Tom Hardy’s character James Keziah Delaney leaves our screens! Real men, especially those with beards, will morn this hiccup in the BBC schedule… what were they thinking, as episode one hit our screens … Continue reading This is what you need to do to be as cool at Tom Hardy…
Ian Smith and his team at Winning Tenders are helping taxi operators across the UK to win tenders with local authorities and NHS trusts. Tender success rates for many businesses are below 30%. Which means an awful lot of overhead … Continue reading Taxi firms need to Win Contracts
That should really read, how I landed a BMW i8 for the weekend using LinkedIn but you don’t want the facts to get in the way of a great headline 😉 Reaching out to Exeter businesses using LinkedIn about Sid … Continue reading How I landed a BMW i8 using LinkedIn
Martin Crockett and Sandra Wright prepare for this morning’s Business @ Breakfast networking event at Fresha on Sowton Industrial Estate, reflecting on what might be… You never know what you’re going to find when you attend a breakfast networking event… … Continue reading Who knows what opportunities Business @ Breakfast will bring today or even tomorrow?
Today I watched as someone’s much loved shed fell into the sea at Sidmouth… And I missed capturing it on camera by 15 seconds… DAMN! I’d captured what I was after, a couple of cliff falls, how was I to … Continue reading Sidmouth Cliff Fall… “Keep the cameras rolling”
EDBI‘s charity project for 2016 was The Project in Axminster who support young people on the path to better mental health. I’d been invited by Elaine from BuzzMM to visit EDBI breakfast networking event at Woodbury Park Hotel & Golf … Continue reading East Devon Business Initiative raised £800 for The Project
How can story telling help you to make new business connections when you move towns while helping a good cause locally? Here’s how… We recently moved to Sidmouth in Devon and one of the first things I did was join … Continue reading LinkedIn’s No1 Story Teller moves to Devon
Getting people of different views and persuasions around the table is, in many ways, superior to simply filling in surveys and questionnaires in isolation. It allows ideas to be bounced around and their strengths and weaknesses identified more readily. “The … Continue reading I thought the Friday morning session I attended was excellent…
“Define the Vision, Shape the Future” – Sid Valley Neighbourhood Plan Residents Event Today Friday 27th January 2017 10am – 1pm or 2pm -5pm Kennaway House, Sidmouth You’re invited to join us to review our current findings and help us … Continue reading Busy this afternoon? We’d appreciate your help reviewing the Sid Valley Neighbourhood Plan
Monday while working on hooking up with directors in Exeter who like rugby for the Rob Baxter dinner… I bumped into Tech South West’s latest event… But it was happening Tuesday morning… I had a 11am meet lined up with … Continue reading Getting to know you at #TechSouthWest Science Park Exeter
When I was a lad there was no choice… no internet to give you the inside leg measurements of local businesses… you had to get out and knock a few doors. Thinking of getting a wood burner? These 2 half … Continue reading Rattling doors on industrial estates
I’ve known Peter for at least 5 years according to LinkedIn and I like the way he thinks… We used to get together every few months and he helped me re-charge my batteries. It is tough working on your own … Continue reading Needed a fresh business boost with Peter Preston