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Where Is It From?

Farmer Logo
In today’s competitive market, it is easy to lose track of where our supplies come from or even who our suppliers really are. For those of us who are suppliers, this can be scary. All of a sudden, everything is

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Top 10 Tips of a Successful Exhibitor


1. Set Goals

Too often people have no idea why they are exhibiting. They don’t know why they are on the stand, what the business is hoping to achieve or how “success” will be measured. You MUST know why you

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Why Have The Day Off?

The Cup
It’s the Melbourne Cup. In Australia it is referred to as “The Race that Stops the Nation”. In Victoria it is a Public Holiday. It amazes me that we have a public holiday for a horse race!
 

Don’t get me

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How Hard Is It?


Have you ever had one of those moments where you thought that things were just too hard? Some things in your life had changed and now you couldn’t do some of the things that you wanted too? Maybe you weren’t

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How Sharp Is Your Saw?

Saw
The 7th Habit in Stephen Covey’s 7 Habits of Highly Effective People is to Sharpen the Saw. What he is saying is how often do you take the time to get better at what you do? Are your skills being

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Do You Share?

Concert Poster
It is amazing how many people in the workplace do not share who they really are with their colleagues. 

They have strong boundaries (almost barriers) around their distinct groups.  Their work friends are never allowed to mix with their social …

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What Do You Want?

Party Tram


I was out for dinner with friends last week and we saw one of those rare beasts, a Party Tram!  You can tell it’s a Party Tram because that’s what the sign says on it. There is no confusion, it

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Are You Haemorrhaging Cash?

When it comes to exhibiting at Trade Shows, Expos and even a simple market, it is so easy to spend and even waste money.  They are not cheap and everything you need seems to “cost extra”.


Over the last week

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What Can You Throw?

blossom


This is the tree just outside my office window. The blossoms are stunning and it is more proof that in the southern hemisphere, spring is upon us.  So it must be time for some spring cleaning.

Not just around the

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What Are You Doing?



In business there is always so much to do. 


You are either getting the sale, servicing the sale, supporting the sale or looking for the next sale. It seems the bigger your business grows, the more peripheral work needs to

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Do You NEED it or WANT It?

It’s hard rubbish time at my house. Up and down the street are piles of rubbish, old furniture, tree cuttings, old computers, and cardboard boxes. There is also a plethora of televisions – square televisions. They are usually sitting on

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What Day Is It?



In Australia, we are celebrating Father’s Day today – as we always do on the first Sunday in September. I am not yet a Father (but the practice is going well) so when my niece wished me a happy Father’s

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Just Keep Swimming

I am having one of those moments.  You know those moments? They usually occur just before a breakthrough. They are when you have been doing a lot of work, giving support and resources to others, inspiring those around you, working

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In For A Penny, In For A Pound

Yesterday I spent the day in the audience at Millionaire Hot Seat. A friend of mine had applied to be on it and was successful. It took a little while but he got the phone call and it was his

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