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Laurie Bernard
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Business growth specialist. Helping thousands of businesses to survive and thrive. Provinding business devlopment and marketing councelling, mentoring, consultancy and training; mainly to the business-to-business, professional, IT, recruitment, hospitality, retail, hair and beauty sectors. From complete business plans to one offs such as a letter that sells.
Business growth specialist. Helping thousands of businesses to survive and thrive. Provinding business devlopment and marketing councelling, mentoring, consultancy and training; mainly to the business-to-business, professional, IT, recruitment, hospitality, retail, hair and beauty sectors. From complete business plans to one offs such as a letter that sells.

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The clock's ticking...
What’s in Store for You in 2018?

Now is the time to step back, take stock and plan for next year’s success. An investment “working on your business not just in your business” will reap dividends. Time for your annual business review. Here are some key areas to look at:

* See where your business is
* Discover how to overcome your obstacles to growth
* Chart where you want to be – set your goals
* Build your Action Plan to move forwards

Can We Help?

Interested in brightening your 2018 outlook? It's easier to plan together. Contact Laurie Bernard of The Business Services Partnership on 07973 361 994 or email LB@TheBSP.co.uk to arrange your Business Review and Audit. Places are limited.
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Enjoy the holidays..
What’s in Store for You in 2018?

Now is the time to step back, take stock and plan for next year’s success. An investment “working on your business not just in your business” will reap dividends. Time for your annual business review. Here are some key areas to look at:

* See where your business is
* Discover how to overcome your obstacles to growth
* Chart where you want to be – set your goals
* Build your Action Plan to move forwards

Can We Help?

Interested in brightening your 2018 outlook? It's easier to plan together. Contact Laurie Bernard of The Business Services Partnership on 07973 361 994 or email LB@TheBSP.co.uk to arrange your Business Review and Audit. Places are limited.
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Time to think about next year?
What’s in Store for You in 2018?

Now is the time to step back, take stock and plan for next year’s success. An investment “working on your business not just in your business” will reap dividends. Time for your annual business review. Here are some key areas to look at:

* See where your business is
* Discover how to overcome your obstacles to growth
* Chart where you want to be – set your goals
* Build your Action Plan to move forwards

Can We Help?

Interested in brightening your 2018 outlook? It's easier to plan together. Contact Laurie Bernard of The Business Services Partnership on 07973 361 994 or email LB@TheBSP.co.uk to arrange your Business Review and Audit. Places are limited.
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Learn from your history for a better future.
What’s in Store for You in 2018?

Now is the time to step back, take stock and plan for next year’s success. An investment “working on your business not just in your business” will reap dividends. Time for your annual business review. Here are some key areas to look at:

* See where your business is
* Discover how to overcome your obstacles to growth
* Chart where you want to be – set your goals
* Build your Action Plan to move forwards

Can We Help?

Interested in brightening your 2018 outlook? It's easier to plan together. Contact Laurie Bernard of The Business Services Partnership on 07973 361 994 or email LB@TheBSP.co.uk to arrange your Business Review and Audit. Places are limited.
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What’s in Store for You in 2018?

Now is the time to step back, take stock and plan for next year’s success. An investment “working on your business not just in your business” will reap dividends. Time for your annual business review. Here are some key areas to look at:

* See where your business is
* Discover how to overcome your obstacles to growth
* Chart where you want to be – set your goals
* Build your Action Plan to move forwards

Can We Help?

Interested in brightening your 2018 outlook? It's easier to plan together. Contact Laurie Bernard of The Business Services Partnership on 07973 361 994 or email LB@TheBSP.co.uk to arrange your Business Review and Audit. Places are limited.
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Why not follow this useful guide?
How to Prepare: Seasonal Networking Tip No4

It’s not just about the pudding! It’s in the recipe. It’s what you need to do and what you want to achieve.

14 Sure-fire Tips
1. Have an opening line
2. Develop and practice your 30 second commercial (elevator pitch)
3. Do research before you go as who want to talk to
4. Have a list of “get to know you” questions
5. Develop a list of idea generator topics (small talk)
6. Line up and chat to those in the queue
7. Take a deep breath and dive into a group
8. Look for a designated greeter or host
9. Approach people standing alone
10. Show up early, stay late
11. Introduce yourself to the speaker
12. Start a conversation with your dinner partner
13. Have an exit strategy
14. Set a goal for every event you attend

Business and Marketing Check-ups

If you want a seasonal check-up, we can help you. For a great 2018, ask about our professional review services. Interested? Call Laurie Bernard of The Business Services Partnership on 07973 361 994 or email LB@theBSP.co.uk.
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How to Prepare: Seasonal Networking Tip No4

It’s not just about the pudding! It’s in the recipe. It’s what you need to do and what you want to achieve.

14 Sure-fire Tips
1. Have an opening line
2. Develop and practice your 30 second commercial (elevator pitch)
3. Do research before you go as who want to talk to
4. Have a list of “get to know you” questions
5. Develop a list of idea generator topics (small talk)
6. Line up and chat to those in the queue
7. Take a deep breath and dive into a group
8. Look for a designated greeter or host
9. Approach people standing alone
10. Show up early, stay late
11. Introduce yourself to the speaker
12. Start a conversation with your dinner partner
13. Have an exit strategy
14. Set a goal for every event you attend

Business and Marketing Check-ups

If you want a seasonal check-up, we can help you. For a great 2018, ask about our professional review services. Interested? Call Laurie Bernard of The Business Services Partnership on 07973 361 994 or email LB@theBSP.co.uk.
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How to Prepare: Seasonal Networking Tip No4

It’s not just about the pudding! It’s in the recipe. It’s what you need to do and what you want to achieve.

14 Sure-fire Tips
1. Have an opening line
2. Develop and practice your 30 second commercial (elevator pitch)
3. Do research before you go as who want to talk to
4. Have a list of “get to know you” questions
5. Develop a list of idea generator topics (small talk)
6. Line up and chat to those in the queue
7. Take a deep breath and dive into a group
8. Look for a designated greeter or host
9. Approach people standing alone
10. Show up early, stay late
11. Introduce yourself to the speaker
12. Start a conversation with your dinner partner
13. Have an exit strategy
14. Set a goal for every event you attend

Business and Marketing Check-ups

If you want a seasonal check-up, we can help you. For a great 2018, ask about our professional review services. Interested? Call Laurie Bernard of The Business Services Partnership on 07973 361 994 or email LB@theBSP.co.uk.
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If you're socialising this weekend, remember it's still a form of networking.
The Follow-Up: The Networking Season Tip 3

You’ve networked, great! We’ll hopefully you had a pleasant experience but is that enough? What’s the use of networking without a follow-up? Do you have a plan, a strategy to follow-up?

8 Smart Follow Up Tips:

1. Exchange cards
2. Email a “Good to Meet You”
3. Invite them to connect on social media with you e.g. LinkedIn
4. Suggest a 1-to-1 follow up e.g. a coffee
5. Send a seasonal greeting
6. Diarise to contact them again
7. Send a “thank you” to the event organisers
8. Stay visible. Have a plan of action to keep your business in their sights

It’s all about marketing and clear communications

If you want to check further how we can help you, ask about our professional Marketing Review and Planning Service? Interested? Contact Laurie Bernard of The Business Services Partnership on 07973 361 994 or email LB@theBSP.co.uk.

Let’s explore how to grow your business
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The Follow-Up: The Networking Season Tip 3

You’ve networked, great! We’ll hopefully you had a pleasant experience but is that enough? What’s the use of networking without a follow-up? Do you have a plan, a strategy to follow-up?

8 Smart Follow Up Tips:

1. Exchange cards
2. Email a “Good to Meet You”
3. Invite them to connect on social media with you e.g. LinkedIn
4. Suggest a 1-to-1 follow up e.g. a coffee
5. Send a seasonal greeting
6. Diarise to contact them again
7. Send a “thank you” to the event organisers
8. Stay visible. Have a plan of action to keep your business in their sights

It’s all about marketing and clear communications

If you want to check further how we can help you, ask about our professional Marketing Review and Planning Service? Interested? Contact Laurie Bernard of The Business Services Partnership on 07973 361 994 or email LB@theBSP.co.uk.

Let’s explore how to grow your business
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