New customers, new ideas, new friends. Advice, fun, business tips and boosted confidence. To be put in contact with the people we want to do business with, and to have breakfast with a lively group of people who want to help each other in business. Thanks to Val of Act-On Business Solutions for a spontaneous presentation that came up with more answers than questions! We look forward to next Wednesday, When the Winchester Business Group is open to visitors
Chris and Donna of Falcon Electrical explained how keeping up to date with ever changing legislation can make a difference when you come to sell your property. A fully qualified electrician is essential to avoid problems later on.
They then went on to challenge us to wire a plug in just two minutes!
Next week is visitors day, so if you’d like to come and visit the group drop us an email
The last meeting of the year was well attended. Kate Bickford explained about the business model of Forever Living and showed it is that Forever won it’s Investor in People Award. Thanks went to Jane Buswell of Business Fulcrum for arranging such a Fabulous Christmas Do, and to Gail Bloomfield of Right HR for her chairing over the last couple of months. A special Christmas Prize was won by Sarah Lowe for her one minute pantomime!
Motivation was the subject that Val Down, of Act-On Business Solutions spoke about at the Winchester Business Group.
As an experienced trainer specialising in the skills needed to run a business and motivate and manage people, she demonstrated how Motivational Mapping can increase performance, build business success and profits by improving staff and team motivation.
The Oscar was won by Belinda, photographer, who spoke about … well, nothing at all really.
Craig Brown of Trojan Mailing showed us how his company offers people with mental disabilities the first step into the employment market. In running a mailing house which provides a friendly, cheerful environment with plenty of support, he is able to offer mailing service at an incredibly competitive rate.
Richard Knight of Richard Knight Cars talked in his usual honest and open way, about the service he offers to finding second hand cars for his clients. With his expertise he is able to source cars which are genuinely good deals, with no pressurised selling, and help with finance if needed.
Today saw the whole business group relax under the spell of Mandy Papas of Positively YOU Hypnotherapy. And whilst enjoying the benefits of being totally chilled out, we were susceptive to positive and empowering ideas of reaching the goals that we strive for. It appears that stress is a negative force when it comes to realising dreams!
Janine says, “I am really thrilled as a London company contacted me yesterday about advertising in a new CD Rom that is to go on the front cover of the national magazine ‘Brides’. They had found me on the web and saw my Hen Party advert! I probably won’t advertise on it but at least they found me after 4 days of having my website.”
” I am sure there will be a few in the group who will have a laugh! ” Web address is www.discoverwine.uk.com