Big Impressions – Part II

It happened again!

I am not sure if I should be surprised or not that the very next day after I blogged on making a big impression that it happened again.

Wifey and I are big fans of the Coco

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What Sort of Impression Do You Make?

There are so many competitors out there. They may not be exactly competitors but there are company and businesses that overlap on your patch of the world. It may be a team member “competing” for the next new opportunity, a

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I Love You and Hate You!

Technology! How it makes life so much better and brings additional pain we

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He Touched Me!

As some of your know I sing with Mood Swing – you can check out what we sound like on our facebook page (maybe become a fan?)  We were delighted to be part of the Get Vocal festival over the

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Stop Whinging!

I was working at a trade show for three days last week and I was amazed at the high whinging level.  So many exhibitors would drone on:

“Why aren’t there people here yet?”
“Why are there so many people here?” 

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Five Observations Fresh From the Floor

I am fresh off the floor from the 2010 Pregnancy Babies and Children’s Expo and I have some valuable observations to share.  I spent three days working with exhibitors to help them Get More from their show experience and here

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Do you Do the Numbers?

Not just the simple “How much money did we make?”  I mean really do the numbers.

  • Do you consider the total costs? (not just booth cost but labour, pre show marketing, post show followup, accomodation etc)
  • Do you know how

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International Virtual Assistants Day


International Virtual Assistants Day 


Congratulations on being part of an amazing, borderless growth industry and thanks for being part of the OIVAC celebration.

As you know, one of the issues with the industry is that of isolation.  So here are …

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I’m Not Listening!

Yesterday Wifey and I went to a family wedding. It was a great time. But families will be families and this family event could not pass without the grapevine passing back some negative message about how I was looking a

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Happy Birthday!

Yesterday was my birthday.  Yay!

I have long been a believer in not working on my birthday so I spent the day having brunch with some work friends, lunch with an old singing friend and then dinner with Wifey.  It

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Would your Hard Drive survive?

At any show, it is hard to stand out above the crowd.  Thousands of people coming in the doors, hundreds of exhibitors, loads of press, blogging and tweeting, how can you bee seen???

Here is how ioSafe did it. 

  • They

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Is it Good or Bad?

So many things happen in our work and personal lives that we label “Good” or “Bad”.  In my experience, it is not what has happened, but how we are feeling that impacts on the label we give it.

There is

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What’s New?

Happy Easter!

I hope you had a fun long weekend – with or without chocolate!!

This time of year is a celebration of new life.  I recommend you do the same. Stay with me, I am not going to be

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Is it Too Hard?

Is it too hard?

We face difficult and challenging situations every day. Whether it is confronting your boss, negotiating a deal, stating an unpopular perspective or making a difficult life choice, we face these situations regularly.

These are tough choices. …

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What is Most Important?

I have just come back from three days hosting an Expo/Trade Show. There was a great array of brands, products and services all displayed and promoted in different ways.  It struck me that the most important thing was most over

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