tight briefs

I love tight briefs. The tighter the better.And, it is my job to tighten them. Let me explain. A client contacts me and asks me for my help. The majority of the time, the goal is lead generation, new business…let’s not mess around here. It’s MOULA. Which my friends, is not a dirty word. It’s…

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Standing out from the crowd, ey? In my 21 years in the freight forwarding industry, I have always tried to find new ways to make money for the family business. I find it fascinating to try and attempt a new idea and love seeing it come off, even more so when there is a great…

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data

I opened my first door this morning by 8AM, not the best time to eat chocolate but my advent calendar told me it was the 1st December. I’ve already lost count the amount of times I’ve heard things will start to quieten down. So a quiet few weeks ahead, what’s the plan? Let’s add some…

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winning new business

Many businesses tell me that they would take on more work if they could only be sure that their production teams would be able to handle the work. Have you been in this situation? I have worked with many businesses that have said the same thing. The remedy, in most cases, is to sort out…

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sales tips

I was clearing out my desk recently, sorting through business cards and updating my CRM system with sales prospects and contacts…no more Rolodex. Whilst skipping through it got me thinking how I’ve rarely been happy with one of my business cards. The design of course is hard enough but then I can’t decide between printing…

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Network blog

I’m pretty sure we’ve all experienced something that hasn’t yielded the expected results. May I stretch that and say we’ve all been left to pick up the pieces from a nightmare project? Of course these fearful phenomena are industry agnostic. Maybe a mechanic is bewildered why the last garage didn’t replace the oil filter. Or…

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