Since 2016 I’ve had a word of the year. Some may say this is gimmicky, but I challenge that assumption, anything can be a gimmick if you only speak about it and do nothing with it. Owning success not gimmicks is being able to do what you say. It is powerful being a practitioner. Continue Reading →
I love working online. It gives me the freedom to work when, where and how I want. However, I know the power of connecting in person too. I love working with Accountants and Bookkeepers. So I started researching going to Accounting and Finance conferences.Continue Reading →
From a very young age I was confident with words. At just 7 years old my year 2 teacher, Mrs Small put me in charge of giving spelling tests and tutoring other students.Continue Reading →
The tall poppy syndrome is real. We don’t want to come across as being ‘full of ourselves.’ However, when you’re in business or representing a business, we have to stand out, we have to be seen. Every. Single. Day. There are various methods to stand out. Now before you go and buy a chicken suit and stand on a street corner, Social Media can and does help. TradiePad has had great success on a budget of only $1 a day.Continue Reading →
Steve Jobs is right, ‘You cannot not connect the dots looking forward, you can only connect them looking back.’ Little did I know how much I would discover from attending StartCon 2017.
Attending conferences are much like Facebook Advertising, a paid amplification tool. There’s no point to attending unless you are clear on why you are there and who you want to connect with. Otherwise it is a waste of your time.Continue Reading →
Networking is important for business. This is something I learnt early on in my career. As a business owner since 2014 I’ve become acutely aware of it. However, as someone who is naturally shy, networking is not a skill that comes naturally.
I love teaching others. This love of teaching comes from loving learning. When you approach life as a learner regardless of experience or knowledge, you’re in the box seat to win. Attending the 2017 Social Media Marketing World was a perfect opportunity to learn.
As a business owner, you go to business meetings, networking events and conferences. You meet new people all the time. You end up with pockets full of business cards. Every single one of these business cards is an opportunity. Rather than just add them to your email database and automatically send them emails (I do not recommend this!), use digital to enhance the initial connection and create opportunities.