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Snipping and Saving

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Do you ever want to save PART of something on a website screen? This often happens in the middle of an online meeting in my experience. Instead of using the “print screen” button which copies everything, (especially if you have two screens!), and then needs time consuming cropping, CLICK this: Shift+Windows+s. The screen darkens and […]

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Business Twitter Hours

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Have you ever participated in a Business Networking Twitter Hour? In case you didn’t know, I am an Ambassador for Business Buzz in Rugby; and since we postponed the face to face networking events, we have moved online to Twitter. I hadn’t partaken in any Twitter Hours before this, and now I am helping to […]

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Updating your Skills is an ongoing process

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Don’t be afraid to admit to yourself that you don’t know everything.  I was recently asked to transfer a partially formatted very large document to a different template. Easy I thought – but not so! I ran into problems with the automatic numbering of paragraphs, as I was transferring one document contents to another, as […]

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Attention to Detail is Imperative

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I had a great “Thank you” phone call from one of my clients recently.  I had spent nearly 5 hours typing up a report for her, paying attention to detail (as I would always do, of course!) and going the extra mile for her. My day was spent formatting a 22-page report  (over 6,000 words) […]

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Follow-up calls to potential clients

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I have taken on a new client this week.  Making follow-up calls for them to their potential clients – those they have picked up at exhibition events and/or through advertising.  It has been hugely successful and very rewarding. If you have a list of potential clients, sitting on your desk and not dealt with, why not […]

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Admin Cover at Holiday Time

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Quite a few people have approached me lately regarding covering their calls and administration while they are on holiday. Holidays will be coming up quite soon – and aren’t we all looking forward to them! If you have a need for cover in your business, please get in touch with me, preferably a little before […]

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Smart Works

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Yesterday I went to Smart Works https://smartworks.org.uk/birmingham-smart-works/which is situated within BVSC office in Birmingham, a charity set up for unemployed women who have an interview coming up and do not have any smart clothing to wear. They dress, give interview training and follow-up after the interview with another set of clothing, to fit the ladies up […]