Category Archives: Business Development

One for your toolbox: Profinda

If you have ever had to tender or sub­mit PQQs (pre qual­i­fic­a­tion ques­tion­naires) for work you’ll appre­ci­ate what I’m about to say. As someone that writes a lot of pro­pos­als, I gen­er­ally have to spend many hours (days/weeks) of writ­ing pro­posed strategy, imple­ment­a­tions, timelines etc for con­tracts that have, in many instances, 200 + other

I tweet therefore I am

You and I have opin­ions. We have favour­ite foods (mine’s Thai by the way), books , films and per­son­al­it­ies. We like to play sports — when we can. We love the Sci-Fi chan­nel but don’t under­stand why East­enders is so pop­u­lar (sub­ject­ive opin­ion so might see a mass exodus of twit­ter fol­low­ers ) We like

Be2Camp — Social Media Week London

Firstly, apo­lo­gies for the delay in post­ing — this was meant to be yesterday’s blog — but I didn’t get home until 10.30pm and felt a bit knackered. Prom­ise I’ll catch up by the end of the week What was that say­ing ‘the road to hell is paved with good inten­sions’ …! Since yea­t­er­day. a

Collaborate to Innovate

Many heads of busi­ness view col­lab­or­a­tion as a key part of innov­at­ing suc­cess­fully. These ‘lead­ers’ under­stand that it would be impossible to com­plete pro­jects or innov­a­tion tar­gets just by using internal teams alone. The answer? To look out­side of the organ­isa­tion for stra­tegic part­ners… Suc­cess­ful examples of this include the Mercedes/Swatch col­lab­or­a­tion that brought us

It ain’t what you do it’s the way that you do it

I blogged at the week­end on the import­ance of being social. But employ­ers, busi­ness mangers, own­ers etc worry about employ­ees using social media without under­stand­ing that it can be as import­ant as say going for a round of golf and by the 18th hole a deal has been struck, or hold­ing a ‘meet­ing’ in the