This was the question posed to me recently on Twitter. You see, I’ve been spending a LOT of time in Halifax recently. It’s a relatively small town in West Yorkshire, in the north of England. It’s situated in a valley with three main roads in and out of the town. Most of the roads are one-way and traffic can be snarled up for quite some time during rush hour. There are a couple of very large companies based there which means a lot of people commute. This, in my humble opinion, is the root of the problem. Continue reading
I wish I could tell them everything will be fine by the time they wake up tomorrow, but it won’t.
I wish I could ease their burden by taking away or fixing some significant part of their problems, but that’s just not possible.
I wish I knew exactly the right words to say: one magic phrase to help them through this. Sadly, I’m not magician.Continue reading
Recently I joined a local business networking group. It’s a good way to get to know other local businesses and exchange a few referrals. It’s also a really good support group for developing your own business strategy. One of the things we all do at this group is give a 60 second review of our business. Some people call this an elevator speech. Previously I would normally make up my 60 seconds on the fly, as I’m quite happy to ad lib and sometimes the pressure results in a few amusing points that wouldn’t have come out in a totally prepared speech.
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Helping others is something we do almost every day, but occasionally we have a friend, family member or partner that needs some extra special attention. Paul and Gina talk about providing support for someone by just being there and giving them the most precious gift of all, your time.
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