Business Success

People Do Business Differently… Get Over It Already!

Some people are more formal than others. Some wear a suit to work, some do not. Some have manners, some do not. Some look like they're going to a nightclub, some to a formal business event. Some people never share anything of themselves in their businesses, some share everything. Some do not ask personal questions, others send out birthday presents, holiday cards, presents for children etc. People are people, they all do business in different ways. I remember being at a large supplier meeting of recruiters about 25 ... Read more

How I AM Using Native LinkedIn Video

So, I am one of the first with native LinkedIn video. If you want to get valuable motivational and inspirational videos, thoughts and interactions with me then join me here Gavin Ingham LinkedIn. Serendipity is a funny thing; it sometimes sends you off down avenues that you have previously ignored… Recently, I was having a conversation with a friend. We were talking about social media, blogging and content marketing. I have actually been blogging, writing newsletters and producing content since well before virtually all ... Read more

Do Not Lose Sight Of How You Add Value

This article is about making sure that you do not lose sight of how you add value... As part of both my personal development and my professional expertise, I like to read a lot. I also listen to podcasts, watch videos and attend courses. Not only do I like to study subject matter pertinent to me but also I like to read biographies and look at other peoples' marketing. I love looking at other peoples' marketing. It is really interesting to see how ... Read more

It’s Not About You… What Are You Going To Do About It?

I was on LinkedIn one day this week and I saw a question that one of my connections had commented on. Let me share it with you... If a candidate is rejected in the interview, should we tell them directly that he/she has been rejected or should we try to manage a candidate saying he/she is on hold??? Sometimes I really feel very bad and hesitate to tell a candidate that he/she is a reject. I feel that , our negative feedback may ... Read more

Just Do It, Stop Procrastinating & Take Action

Sometimes you just have to just do it. Whatever it is. Stop prevaricating, stop procrastinating, stop dreaming about it and take action. Most people are really good at procrastinating. We all have our excuses... "It is not important. I have other priorities. I do not have the time. I am a perfectionist so cannot put out substandard work." etc etc. I am sure that you can add your own reasons and excuses for procrastination to this list. I write many articles for people. ... Read more

Are You Sleepwalking Through Your Life?

It is hot today. Really hot. But not as hot as this tip - this is serious; deadly serious... Question: Are you sleepwalking through your life or are you living by design? If you look around, you will see that many people just sleepwalk through their lives. They sleepwalk to work. They sleepwalk with their clients. They sleepwalk in their relationships. They sleepwalk with their kids. They sleepwalk with their fitness. They sleepwalk with their finances. And, after a while, your daily behaviours become ... Read more

Keeping Things Simple

In this video I want to talk about simplicity and the importance of keeping things simple. In my last video about manners, I got an awful lot of responses - the vast majority saying that they do think manners are still really important and several writing me rants about how manners are dying along with other things such as courtesy, dress sense and punctuality. Anyway, there was one email in the middle of all of that which was equally important and it was ... Read more

Are Manners Important In Business?

Are manners important in business? Do they still matter? Or are they something that applied to your grandparents? In this video, I will consider the arguments... Hello and welcome to the Gavin Ingham Show. I am here today in sunny Spain and I want to ask you one question, "How important do you think manners are in business today?" I was watching the UK General Election leadership debate last week and, as I was watching, the leaders were getting up and saying their ... Read more

Simple Sales Tips… How To Make More Sales

Simple sales tips... to make more sales. Can a humble street salesperson in Spain help you to make more sales? You will be surprised by just how much! Welcome to the Gavin Ingham Show. Today I want to share with you a little sales tale - something that happened whilst we were on holiday in Spain. We were in Alicante - me, my wife and my three children - and we had just ordered some paella. We were sitting outside in a square, ... Read more
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