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Seventh wonder

August 11th, 2012, 2 Comments

Grand Canyon, 9 August 2012 The sun is already rising as I find my way from my lodge at Yavapai Canyon Inn to Mather Point, on the south rim, which the Grand Canyon National Park guide describes as “the classic first view of Grand Canyon”. As I reach the edge, even with the security of […]

Proof of the pudidng

May 17th, 2012, No Comments

OK, you’ve written your newsletter, or your annual report, and you’re ready to upload it to your web site, or email it out to potential customers, or journalists who you hope will give your business some publicity. Hang on a sec… Has it been proof-read? No, don’t give me that old-fashioned look! I asked you, […]

A matter of confidence

April 23rd, 2012, No Comments

Once you’ve met James Bulman you don’t forget him. At six foot three and, at a guess, a not-at-all-flabby sixteen stone, he cuts an imposing dash. You may have heard him talking about telephones: he knows what he’s talking about; and it comes over with supreme confidence. Face it: if your phones don’t do for […]

Automaton stars in Martin Scorsese’s ‘Hugo’

December 1st, 2011, No Comments

Press release: 1 December 2011 UK team designs and builds mechanical hero A British Business, Dick George Creatives, has designed and built the automaton which appears in Martin Scorsese’s new family film, ‘Hugo’. The family fantasy is based on Brian Selznick’s novel, ‘The Invention of Hugo Cabret’, in which the automaton is a link between […]

The Big Network – 2

October 3rd, 2011, No Comments

Press release: 2 October 2011 Business people to meet at The Big Network   Local businesses are being invited to The Big Network, an evening opportunity to share ideas and make new contacts. The event, at the Holiday Inn Sutton, on 13 October 2011 at 7pm, is organised by a group of members at Sutton […]

The Big Network – 2

September 16th, 2011, No Comments

The business services power team of Sutton BNI is again organising The Big Network, at the Holiday Inn Sutton, on 13 October 2011 at 7pm. Networking is increasingly recognised as one of the most powerful ways of expanding a business, and BNI (Business Network International) is the world’s most successful organisation of this kind. BNI Sutton, […]

The Big Network

June 14th, 2011, 1 Comment

Walk into a Thursday morning meeting of Sutton BNI and you’ll find people are wearing name badges with their trade or profession identified. Nothing new there – at BNI, as at other networking groups, we need to know what work people do, if we’re going to be able to pass referrals to them. At Sutton, […]

Dana’s walk to the stars

May 29th, 2011, 1 Comment

Fifties night to raise funds for life-changing operation A 1950s dinner dance, being held on 10 June at the Holiday Inn, Sutton, could transform the life of a 12-year-old local girl. Dana, who has cerebral palsy, needs surgery which could get her out of her wheelchair and make her more independent. The “Fifties” event, featuring […]

Laughter, the best medicine

April 9th, 2011, No Comments

OK, let’s be up-front about this: I’m talking to myself here. This blog still has ‘L’ plates attached, and I’m out for a driving lesson. Thought I’d like to acknowledge things I particularly enjoyed on 1 April. Sir Richard Branson announced on Twitter that he’d bought the planet Pluto, which should put him ahead in […]

A blog about sex

April 8th, 2011, 1 Comment

If it’s good enough for Dr Ivan Misner, father of modern networking, then it’s good enough for me. Misner has sent out a tweet about the launch of Business Networking and Sex, a book which he and two collaborators are writing. It won’t actually hit the streets till 2012, but Dr Misner clearly believes in allowing […]

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