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My Herbalife Journey – Week 3:  Eeh By Gum, I’m Shrinking!

My Herbalife Journey – Week 3: Eeh By Gum, I’m Shrinking!

Well, I’m glad to say that I’ve had a much better week than Boris Johnson!  After last week’s weigh in, I ploughed through Tesco like a woman possessed, topping up my fruit stash.  Somehow, an avocado made its way into my trolley – a fruit I’ve always shied away...

My Herbalife Journey – Week 1: Four Days In

My Herbalife Journey – Week 1: Four Days In

From Samuel Pepys to Bridget Jones, we all seem to love reading other people’s diaries.  So, I sincerely hope you’ll follow my journey over the next three weeks as I undertake a 21 Day Herbalife weight loss plan.  I’ll be updating this blog with my highs and...

Chances Are, You Hate It When This Happens To You …..

Chances Are, You Hate It When This Happens To You …..

Picture the scene.  It’s a busy evening at Casa You.  You’ve been on your feet all day, the kids are tired and hungry, the household chores need doing, you’ve got a million things to do tomorrow and to top it all, with a loud bang and a puff of smoke your...

A to Z of Networking: Part 4 – S to Z

A to Z of Networking: Part 4 – S to Z

Well, the wait is over!  Here’s the fourth and final instalment of my A to Z of networking where we’ll look at the letters S through to Z.  Grab a cuppa, pop your phone on silent and enjoy the read. S is for Sixty Seconds It doesn’t matter how long you’ve been...

A to Z of Networking: Part 3 – M to R

A to Z of Networking: Part 3 – M to R

As we reach the midway point of our A to Z (unless your alphabet of choice is Khmer – Google it!) we take a leisurely look at M to R.  If you’re sitting comfortably, let’s begin …….. M is for Making Notes At every meeting, attendees will be given the opportunity...

A to Z of Networking:  Part 2 – G to L

A to Z of Networking: Part 2 – G to L

In Part 1 we looked at the importance of business cards and how to be a farmer when it comes to networking for your business. Part 2 covers G to L. Ready? Let’s go ….. G is for Go The Extra Mile Once you’ve settled into a networking group, does your business lend...

A to Z of Networking: Part 1 – A to F

A to Z of Networking: Part 1 – A to F

Since starting Tao Business Solutions in 2012, I’ve done an awful lot of networking – and yes, some of it has been truly awful!  Over my next four blog posts, I will be sharing my A to Z of Networking with you – the good, the bad and the...

It’s Not All About You!

It’s Not All About You!

I’ve undertaken a fair few social media audits of late, and without exception, one of the things that leaps out time after time, across all platforms, is that businesses only tend to post about themselves.

Vaguebooking?  Please stop it.  Now!

Vaguebooking? Please stop it. Now!

For many years now I’ve held a pet peeve, primarily with Facebook although it does pop up on other social networks from time to time.  So, imagine my sheer joy at discovering that I’m not alone.  I’m actually in the majority, maybe the masses.  There’s even a...

5 Top Tips For Successful Networking

5 Top Tips For Successful Networking

Now, I'm guessing you wouldn't expect to win the first marathon you ever entered, would you?  However, if you train hard, apply yourself, invest the time and really work at it, subsequent marathons will eventually get easier, your finishing times will improve and the...

Who Holds You To Account When You Work For Yourself?

Who Holds You To Account When You Work For Yourself?

There are so many benefits to working for yourself: you can manage your own time, work around school hours, work at your own pace and yes, be your own boss.  Perfect! But wait!  There are down sides too, and the biggest one I came up against was the self-discipline...

Social Media: How Safe Is YOUR Teenager?

Social Media: How Safe Is YOUR Teenager?

I was recently asked to deliver a social media-based enrichment talk to a group of Sixth Form students at a local all-girls' school. During my research and preparation, some of the things I discovered led to me questioning the values of social media, and whether there...

It’s Basic Grammar – Let’s Get It Right!

It’s Basic Grammar – Let’s Get It Right!

The other day I opened an email newsletter only to be confronted with the opening line “Do you know where you’re business is going?” My shoulders immediately tensed up. Did I want to continue reading this piece if the sender couldn’t even get the opening line...

Fed Up With Candy Crush Requests? Block ‘Em!

Fed Up With Candy Crush Requests? Block ‘Em!

Hardly a day goes by without reading a status update on Facebook bemoaning the various game requests that can bombard users to the point of distraction. Did you know that you can block game requests? It takes a matter of minutes to do, and will stop the pesky requests...

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