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  • Shall we? Just for fun? Just imagine if everyone in work today, everyone was, well, naked! No brands or labels to identify ourselves; no fragrance by that particular perfum

  • It’s easy to say “yes” to every opportunity that lands at your feet. Saying “yes” often delights, makes you feel good and positive and is exciting in that moment. But then,

  • On my walk I spotted a pair of houses, 1930s semis. Pretty standard, red brick, three bedrooms, nice gardens, garage. Each served its function of being a house, keeping the

  • I know it’s a stretch – but really, I love my bucket! It’s not just any old bucket, its raspberry pink with a purple lid, yes, a lid. How many buckets have lids? It’s

  • I walked a little later this morning but it was still dark, quiet and beautiful out there. I enjoy the silence, no earphones, time to think or not, time to be still, time t

  • Now there’s a headline, but you understand it? It’s like the fabulous chandelier in the hotel lobby that exudes class and elegance, but then you’re shown to your room ̵

  • Petunia Lythe-Fox loved a good committee meeting for one of her charities. She saw them as an opportunity to parade her newest frock, display her impossibly trim figure and

  • When out walking, each morning, I see the Emsley crane, the hospital worker, the old chap with cake, the dancing runner, the small dog and the big black dog. The big black

  • Do you ever notice runners? There’s no end of them about. They are out first thing in the morning, late at night, anytime, running in groups or alone, or even with the dog!

  • Walking first thing in the morning, the street lights show the way, the traffic lights say go and the pedestrian light says stop. Life is a bit like this. There are people

  • So, I will get an office, employ a team, get re-branded, a new web site that talks, a new car of course – maybe a Bentley, with a chauffeur and a very visible PA. As

  • I want some more! Boris Bumble’s shirts bulge at the belly and the buttons threaten to attack at any moment. Years of too much cheese, fine wine and little activity, apart

  • 6am today, The Wetherby Road, its dark and the black mini revved the engine and overtook the blue saloon, to get to the red traffic light a few seconds earlier. The road is

  • I want to spend my money with you! Margaret thought, I really do want to spend my money with you, today! She had a list of exactly what she wanted, a selection of over 3000

  • I hid in the back room, knowing the doorbell was about to ring Have you been there? Knowing the doorbell is going to ring, that maybe the Jehovah’s Witnesses are wanting to

  • 50 years of hard work, loyalty and dedication and all for this – a carriage clock from a catalogue! Elsie’s house was a true reflection of the lady – neat, tidy

  • So, we all know that there are givers and takers in this life. There are watchers and doers and the “let’s talk about it” people who wait for someone else to push the boat

  • Tarquin was definitely, to quote a northern phrase, “Up ‘issen”! Tarquin, 6ft tall, was wearing red trousers and a tweed jacket and stood in the room, masterfully displayin

  • Remember learning to drive, crashing the gears, lurching forward? It’s awkward, uncomfortable, clunky, scary. Every manoeuvre needs your full concentration. Learning to sel


  • We all know the Nike advert and their slogan, so on Friday, rounding off a brilliant week – I just did it! It was a proud moment for me. Some would never do this. Som

  • Not the nicest topic but true. Malcom needed help. The very thought of standing up at a Networking event and talking to strangers brought him out in a full on sweat. He had

  • Here we go again – how do I transform a greenhouse into a sales blog? Well, read on! I want to buy a greenhouse – a 6’ x 8’ timber frame greenhouse. Gardening i

  • Well, probably not love but it’s certainly my favourite soap. So how does Emmerdale relate to a blog from a sales trainer? Until last Sunday it probably would not hav

  • It sounds as though I am stating the obvious, but do we really do this? Do you give your customers what they want to buy – or can they only buy what you’re sell

  • Firstly, I am not a squirrel fan but recently, respect has crept in. Here’s the thing! Squirrels are tenacious, they don’t give up. Squirrels find extraordinary ways to sol

  • Every company has an Oliver! The good-looking chap wearing bang up to date fashion with ease, be it Primarni or Armani. Oliver, 28 just had it, the looks, the charm, the st

  • FINE is such a nonsense word – the “can’t be bothered” description, a get out, the “I don’t want to talk about it” message. Scott Ginsberg wrote FINE stands for

  • The gesture does not have to be huge. Corporate hospitality is amazing, the flight, the races, great seats at the concert, the fantastic gourmet meal, but STOP! Take a mome

  • We’ve all come across them! Immensely talented, successful people who take the stand, the mic, look the part, walk the walk but then – they talk! Have you ever spotte

  • The driving was beyond dangerous; M40 busy, car chase over 120 mph, undertaking. Someone was going to have an accident. I called 999. The armed robbers were busy raiding th