A few months back I took up a challenge known as NikkiP 30 Day Blogging Challenge over at Ethnic Supplies blog I took longer than the 30 days the challenge was supposed to last. But I did finish and this post is all about what I learned from the experience. The challenge was interesting, fun and a great way to learn about blogging as well as being disciplined. What I … [Read more...]
Interested people are interesting
Spring is here and one of the things that most of us do at this time of the year is spring clean. So armed with with a feather a duster I set about dusting down my book shelf. This exercise revealed that I have two copies of a book called HOW TO WIN FRIENDS AND INFLUENCE PEOPLE by Dale Carnegie. One of the books had an old BA boarding pass for a flight from Stockholm in … [Read more...]
Any other Business?
This is a question that is usually asked at the end of a formal meeting. This question is useful at the end of meetings to draw out anything that may have been left off the agenda in the first place. But my good friend Jackie Groundsell over at the 12:30 The Women's company has adopted this as the tag line for this year's annual conference. I have been thinking about this … [Read more...]
What is the point of a Facebook fan page?
Aren't those the reserve of the great and good.. Super stars, Barrack Obama and such like?? I can't remember when or how, but I stumbled across this website and I learned that even I could have a fan page. I downloaded their free book and read it cover to cover in under 20 minutes, and hour later I had set up a fan page for Ethnic Supplies Ltd! I invited a few … [Read more...]
What is the point of Twitter?
I don't know when or how I got into Twitter but frankly it doesn't matter. However what does is the ability to connect with others that Twitter provides. I have no doubt folk will debate the inns and out of Twitter for some time to come of as we say in Africa until the cows come home but I would urge you not to dismiss it. My Twitter story starts with a post sent by Ed … [Read more...]
Women in business
Women possess the potential to create an extra 150,000 new companies every year and hold the key to recovery By Helen Loveless Last updated at 12:13 PM on 09th March 2009 Today is International Women's Day, when the economic, political and social achievements of women are celebrated. Yet many still face barriers preventing them from setting up in business, … [Read more...]