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11 Steps To Create Your Own Opportunities

11 Steps To Create Your Own Opportunities

🕔19:33, 24.Oct 2016

How to create your own opportunities   2016 so far has been a year of surprises. Comfortable assumptions have been sharply called into question and as a result we are all looking for clarity to navigate this landscape of uncertainty.

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6 Searching Questions to Ask Yourself for Truer, Bigger Success

6 Searching Questions to Ask Yourself for Truer, Bigger Success

🕔10:41, 22.Jul 2016

Be more successful when you ask yourself these 6 questions In my mentees and in the audiences I speak to, I often sense this disconnect: they act on the assumption that who they are isn’t what the world wants to

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Your exports address book: use it and be featured on my blog!

Your exports address book: use it and be featured on my blog!

🕔10:12, 19.Feb 2016

  As you begin or grow your journey in exporting to the UK, be prepared for opportunity, rejection at times, competition, immense potential for scale and that it’s going to take time. In a recent InterTradeIreland report, one short paragraph

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5 eLearning technologies to boost sales and productivity

5 eLearning technologies to boost sales and productivity

🕔13:13, 10.Feb 2016

  When prospects call you with questions, do you find that you often tell them to have a look at your website? How many of them actually do it? What if you had a way of taking your prospect by

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Susan on stage in Madrid: Speaking about – When is the right time to start exporting?

Susan on stage in Madrid: Speaking about – When is the right time to start exporting?

🕔15:49, 8.Feb 2016

  When is the right time to start exporting?   In 2010, the IMF was in Ireland to cast a stern look over the finances of the country. It looked like the Irish weren’t very good at managing money… Which

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How to make money when you have no idea what to sell

How to make money when you have no idea what to sell

🕔11:47, 4.Jan 2016

  Can you think of thirty ways to turn something you like or love into a revenue stream? Yes, thirty! And you don’t have to stop at thirty, either. The following is an excerpt from The Savvy Guide to Making

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My three-step framework for selling with confidence

My three-step framework for selling with confidence

🕔20:57, 3.Jan 2016

  I gave a series of sales training seminars recently to a cross-section of bank staff and as I asked the delegates to share what they wanted each day, invariably, they asked for “more confidence”, “how to deal with rejection”

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Peer-to-peer currency exchange for your business: manage exchange rates and save money

Peer-to-peer currency exchange for your business: manage exchange rates and save money

🕔21:55, 18.Nov 2015

  Avoid international bank transfer fees with peer-to-peer currency exchange   Imagine you are Irish but you work in London. Your family is still based in Ireland, though, so you take the last flight out on a Sunday evening and

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What is the “sharing economy”? It’s an economic force to be reckoned with

What is the “sharing economy”? It’s an economic force to be reckoned with

🕔22:14, 27.Oct 2015

  How the rise of the consumer-to-consumer, sharing economy is fuelled by the internet and the latest technological advances in frictionless payment systems.   For your next holiday, you’ve found a room on AirBnB. The last time you were in

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The real reason you are stagnating: you are not owning up to fear of success

The real reason you are stagnating: you are not owning up to fear of success

🕔22:28, 30.Sep 2015

  Are you afraid that you’ll succeed?   During the past few weeks, this is the question that I put directly to my audiences at the IOD Manchester Women’s Directors Forum and the TEAM event in Dublin. It sparked a

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