As someone who runs a business from my home-office I know the importance of staying productive despite the inevitable home-based distractions. With the real prospect that the coronavirus will leave many more office workers confined to barracks and forced to work from home I thought I’d share a few of my home-working ‘top-tips’ to help … Read more My Top-Tips for Working from Home
A network contact of mine posted something recently about how utterly useless some meetings can be. It prompted me to provide this response which I thought I’d share more widely… Time is precious – use it wisely Our time is precious, we own it and it’s ours to give, but with Outlook it’s really easy … Read more Meetings meeting meetings…
I was doing some coaching work with a client last week and we got to talking about the value of clear communication. So it prompted me to share this article on the subject I wrote a few years back. Seemed to strike a chord then, and I don’t think much has changed. Who said “It’s … Read more It’s good to talk!
I read an article this week extoling the virtues of asking simple questions to achieve clarity. Couldn’t agree more; simple questions often illicit the most insightful answers. Reflecting, I was prompted to share one of my favourite questions… “What are you trying to achieve?” Sounds straightforward enough. But you’d be surprised (well, perhaps not) how … Read more What exactly do you want to achieve?
Hi everyone. I’m currently updating the TJB Marketing Services website. Funny really, I spend lots of my working day helping business with their digital marketing challenges – websites, social, search, content, email – but I never seem to find the time to work on my own! Anyway, it’s a work in progress as I guess … Read more We’re working on the website