Date: 31/08/2015 | By: Liz Painter
Select Member Launa of Launa Brooks Management Development, talks about motivation in the workplace and the best way to go about motivating your staff.[capture_email]Click here[/capture_email]to listen to the webinarLauna introduces her webinar topic below... Working with a charity recently, one of the staff complained about how many of the volunteers they were losing due to poor volunteer management. She remarked that volunteers are already motivated as that’s why they have signed up to support the charity. Losing them after that was just down… Read More
Date: 24/08/2015 | By: Liz Painter
How you can influence word of mouth marketing [capture_email]Click here[/capture_email]for the webinar by Gill Hutchinson of Aardvark Marketing Consultants, talking about how you can influence word of mouth marketing. How can you make word of mouth marketing work harder for you and your business? It's one of the most powerful forms of marketing, bar none, yet many businesses don't actively look at how they can influence this form of marketing. It can be a challenge, but there are ways to influence how people talk about… Read More
Date: 12/08/2015 | By: Kevin Brent
[capture_email] Click here [/capture_email] to listen to Kevin explaining this A certain amount of self-doubt is absolutely normal in business. None of us have a crystal ball and get it right every time. Businesses and their markets are constantly evolving so we can’t even always rely on repeating things that have worked in the past. Having said that, if we approach things in a systematic way we can increase our chances of success – and this aims to help do just that.… Read More
Date: 10/08/2015 | By: Liz Painter
This webinar recording, Creating and Converting Global Opportunities, is with Steve Parker of Steve Parker ICD International Company Development. He specialises in providing international sales and marketing, export management, strategy planning and implementation and advice, guidance and training, on all matters relating to importing,exporting and international trade.   Many companies start exporting worldwide following careful planning and extensive research. Many companies start exporting after receiving an enquiry from ’someone foreign’ who discovered their website - they decide to do something positive about… Read More
Date: 03/08/2015 | By: Liz Painter
Gill Hutchinson of Aardvark Marketing Consultants and BizSmart Select Member explains how you can get the most out of using a graphic designer, website developer, PR company or other creative supplier.[capture_email]Click here[/capture_email]to listen to Gill Most businesses outsource this kind of work, whether it’s on a regular basis or for a one-off re-branding project. However, there are things you can do to ensure you have a good experience with creative agencies and get the results you need for your business. Here are… Read More
Date: 14/07/2015 | By: Liz Painter
Mike Gardner, aka The Time Doctor and BizSmart Select Member delivers a life changing webinar.   Click here to listen to Mike   In this webinar Mike asks, "do you want to run a successful business and still spend time with friends and family?" His aim is to help webinar attendees free up two hours a day to spend on the things that really matter to them. Mike will take you through some of the tips he shares in his… Read More
Date: 14/07/2015 | By: Liz Painter
At last week’s webinar, Louise Blunt of BizSmart spoke about Lean Management in SMEs.[capture_email]Click here[/capture_email]to listen to Louise Lean Principles Lean management is essentially a way of looking at the whole company and working out how to make it more effective at delivering great products and services to customers. Some key lessons you can take away from this webinar are as follows: ·         Lead and Manage·         Less is More·         Build in Prevention·         Never be Satisfied·         Challenge and be Challenged·         Pick the Right Tools / People·         Look… Read More
Date: 26/06/2015 | By: Liz Painter
[capture_email] Click here for this webinar [/capture_email]  with Andy Phillips of Andrew Phillips Insurance Brokers, talking about the types of insurance that are available for businesses, along with some of the pitfalls involved in business insurance.   Often business owners will put off looking at the insurance they need for fear of the costs involved or because they don’t fully understand the risks in their industry, or because they’re not aware of the different types of cover available.   Many businesses… Read More
Date: 22/06/2015 | By: Liz Painter
Les Gutteridge of training and systems company, 101 System Works, talks about how simple macros can save you time and help you to avoid repetitive tasks, particularly when working in Excel and Word. [capture_email] Click here [/capture_email] to listen with Les!   Many people use either Word or Excel (or both) almost every day of their working lives. And anyone who uses these packages will have experienced frustration with them.   It’s an ongoing learning process to improve your experience of using… Read More