Everyone has niggles that they know need to be dealt with but just won’t go away. The BBC had been wrestling with the issue of whether to get rid of JC for a while (it’s just not the BBC way to go around speaking your mind and offending people, even if you do host one of the most popular programmes on television).
I visited Thailand in 2008 and spent a wonderful night in a treehouse in Chiang Mai. After I returned to the UK I received a connection request on LinkedIn from Thailand. The request came not from the owner of the treehouse complex, but rather, his one year old son, who had shaken my hand upon my departure.
When I was at school I had a friend who got nick named the Incredible Bullshitting Man following an episode of Alas Smith and Jones (see clip below). You could tell when he was making stuff up by the fact that his lips where moving. He just couldn't help himself.
I’m stark naked with no product to hide behind! Businesses at industry trade shows that sell widgets have it easy. Try selling professional services when you’ve got nothing to show off, demonstrate or hide behind. It’s just you and the fig leaf that is your marketing material. But don’t be discouraged.
You meet all kinds of different people at networking events. Your ability to deal with each of them effectively will greatly enhance your networking experience. In this post I'll explain how to deal with one kind - time wasters.
Boris Johnson doesn’t mess about does he? If you want to be a popular Tory you’ve got to be tough. So what better way to appear tough than to order in three crowd control water cannons? Especially when your scary looking colleague hasn't even said the police are allowed to use them.