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Posts Tagged ‘Sales

Richard & Marina

October 19, 2015

As I head towards my 25th anniversary as a freelance trainer, my mind finds itself going back to my early days in the business and my first major client – a large regional newspaper group on the south coast. I’d made contact through a mailshot and follow up call, and was invited in to meet […]

Are you sticking your ‘or’ in?

January 12, 2015

Or – It’s an innocent little word, on the face of it….. Yesterday, my son was about to start vacuuming our living room. I was concerned that the dustbag might be full so asked him “Shall we check the bag or do you think it’s all right”? Given he just wanted to get on with […]

That summer

January 20, 2014

Summer memories usually consist of sunshiney holidays, relaxing on the beach or having barbies in the garden. However, the summer of ’92 holds quite different memories for me……. It was July, and my bookings for training work were looking very lean. Financially the pot was dry. I’d just separated from my wife and we were in the […]