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The 10 Point Diet with a Business Twist Part 6

Build a support team One reason why I believe that Slimming Groups work for people is the support groups that they provide. They state that people who come every week and stay for group sessions loss more weight. During these sessions people support each other with ideas and they are educated about foods etc. The weekly meetings provide an accountability …

The 10 Point Diet with a Business Twist Part 5

Don’t drink alcohol Alcohol is a poison and it is not healthy. Alcohol is an enemy to fat loss programs. What things in your life are poison, unhealthy and an enemy to your goals? It could be that you are spending too much time with negative people who are zapping your energy. I remember one person telling me I shouldn’t run a marathon. It was suggested …

The 10 Point Diet with a Business Twist Part 4

Drink Water It is stated a third of men drink less than the daily recommended level of fluid in a day. Every diet I have read recommended that you drink water. One I read recently recommended drinking 3 litres a day. Dehydration manifests itself in different ways Dry mouth Tension Anxiety Less concentration Remember that your kidneys filter all the …

The 10 Point Diet with a Business Twist Part 3

Face up to stress We live in a fast paced world where people expect everything in an instant. I once had a client who sent me an email in the early afternoon and who then rang me at 5PM. He was stressing over his expectation on my lack of response. Because I had a “Blackberry” he needed me to respond quicker! I recently changed my mobile phone message …

The 10 Point Diet with a Business Twist Part 2

Choose the right diet for you What is your daily food? What things are you feeding on? A good question to ask yourself is – If I eat this will it take me closer or further away from my overall goal? What books are you feeding on? What type of TV are you watching? What type of people are you spending time with? Is your client base right for your business?

The 10 Point Diet with a Business Twist Part 1

‘The Times’ Newspaper dated 6th January produced an extract from Andrew Shanahan’s manual for men’s fitness. They covered his 10 point diet plan. I have taken the points and put a business twist to them. What is/are your goals – 3 months, 6 months, 1 year and 5 years? Write your goals down and review them regularly. One report stated that …

Fit for Purpose

This past week our politicians have been talking about our political structures in Northern Ireland. They are saying, “They are no longer Fit for Purpose.” Have you ever sat down and thought, is my business “Fit for Purpose”. What is the Purpose of your business? Make money Have a nice lifestyle Be my own boss Have more time Create new jobs …

Person 2 Person

I had the privilege of spending some time with Andrew Keogh. So often we talk about doing business as in B2B and B2C. We need to start and think that our communication is P2P, Person 2 Person. You can check out Andrew via http://aristo.ie/ ARISTO HELP TO BRIDGE THE GAP BETWEEN BUSINESSES AND THEIR CLIENTS, CUSTOMERS AND PARTNERS.

Growing your Sales

Are you looking for more sales? Over this past week I have been reading some very interesting percentages. I would be interested in hearing your findings in your business. 48% of sales people never follow up with a prospect 25% of sales people make a 2nd contact and stop 12% of sales people only make 3 contacts and stop 10% of businesses make more than …