It's been a good day, despite Day 3 in Ronaville starting with me having to make a complaint. Room service missed me in the breakfast delivery. 10.30 and no menu via text message. Definitely not up to the usual attentive standard. I'd not noticed earlier as I was totally engrossed in my book. The growling … Continue reading A Magic Little Gift
The candlelight flickers as warm shadows dance across the room. The room is an oasis of calm. My sanctuary. The itty bitty Samsung tablet, a hand me down from Sasha's uni days, plays a Netflix Korean series that holds my attention as I have no TV access being "the infected one". Apt to watch a … Continue reading An adventure in Ronavilla
It's been over 2 years since our world was turned upside down by COVID-19. Much has happened in the ensuing time, yet a constant has been our careful vigil to keep it at bay. I lined up to get the jabs as soon as I was eligible, started wearing masks again the moment it became … Continue reading RONA IS VISITING ME AT LAST…UNWELCOME!
Bet you've heard this expression a few times! A common disappointment (in business and in life), is when you have every reason to expect a particular result you want, only to find – at the point when you expect to be hearing a ‘yes’ – that you don’t get a result after all. In a … Continue reading Leaving Money On The Table?
It's been a bumpy ride! Much of this year has passed in a blur with many ups and downs. And yet the year ends on a high note of borders being open and family from interstate once again being able to join us here on Bribie Island for Christmas. A highlight, and a labour of … Continue reading Reflections 2021
Measuring touchpoints makes smart business sense. But first, let's agree that a touchpoint, for the purpose of this article, is defined as "a point of contact between you and a potential customer." When it comes to how you count touchpoints there are a host of different opinions. I believe, if you are being serious, you … Continue reading Measuring touchpoints
Have you noticed that kids ask questions pretty much non-stop? All the time. Constantly. If you’re a parent, you’ll be very familiar with the Why? Why? Why? You know how it goes, you provide an answer, and back they come with yet another question. Kids are super persistent. They are relentless in the pursuit of … Continue reading Questions are good for your business!
You can love it or hate it, but the bottom line is that we need to engage in some way or another with social media on a business level. For smaller businesses and solopreneurs, it’s all too easy to become overwhelmed. Yet social media is here to stay, and by not using it effectively you … Continue reading Social Media & Your Business
My mother always says 'tell me if I've already told you this'. At 83 and blessed to currently have all her children close by for the first time in many years, it's hard to remember which child has been told what! Mum worries about being seen as a boring old lady if she is constantly … Continue reading Repeat, repeat – is it a bad thing?
Follow for follow - how often have you seen that happening in Facebook groups? Here's a little truth bomb. They do not work! Why they do not work - it's working on a vanity metric of numbers - it's like a popularity contest that has no real value INSTEAD, you need to get strategic...after all, … Continue reading Follow for Follow