3 Tips for maintaining a healthy mindset

by Anywhere Business Network Limited Andrew Elphick and Kerri Bainbridge Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Self Improvement
Here are 3 tips for staying inspired and maintaining a healthly mindset. Inspiration for a healthy mindset 1. Drink a glass of water regularly- your brain and body need water. I know its hard to remember. When you wake up in the morning drink water and start you day fresh. I like to add a bit of lemon to a glass of water at night. It does wonders for your digestion. Have a bottle or glass of water on you work desk. ...
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Marketing, Sales and Service

by Anywhere Business Network Limited Andrew Elphick and Kerri Bainbridge Business, Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online
Video: Courtesy of Panalitix Proprietory Ltd via the Taxman Ltd. In any business there are three core activities that it's very very important that you understand and understand not just the activities but the numbers that sit behind them. Those activities arefirstly marketing, secondly sales and thirdly how you service and keep your customers. If you think about marketing, there are activities that you will undertake in terms of marketing.  Theseare lead generation activities they create opportunities for you to sell to new customers.  When you think about sales there are activities and ...
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How will we work differently in the future

by Anywhere Business Network Limited Andrew Elphick and Kerri Bainbridge Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online
“In the future, work will be less about “using” technology, and more about “interacting” with technology.” (www.mercer.com) I have been reading some great articles online about the future of work and if you have been following me you will know this is an area I am very interested in. The way we do business because of technology has changed the way we hire talent. Given the speed of innovation, companies need to attract talent not only with the specific technical skills but ...
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3 tips to inspire you to plan your day

by Anywhere Business Network Limited Andrew Elphick and Kerri Bainbridge Self Improvement
Be inspired to plan your day 1. Top 3 tasks- Every morning, make a list of the top 3 things you want to achieve that day.  2. 50/10 rule- Work on one important task for 50 minutes and then take a 10 minute break. Refocus and move to the next one.  3. Get good sleep- Are you sleeping well? Do you wake up tired? If you are not getting enoug sleep or you are waking up tired something needs to change. Turn off ...
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3 Tips to inspire you to stay healthy- mind and body

by Anywhere Business Network Limited Andrew Elphick and Kerri Bainbridge Self Improvement
Today I want to give you 3 tips to help inspire you. Inspiration for staying healthy 1. Drink a glass of water regularly- your brain and body need water. I know its hard to remember. When you wake up in the morning drink water and start you day fresh. I like to add a bit of lemon to a glass of water at night. It does wonders for your digestion. Have a bottle or glass of water on you work desk. ...
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Changing nature of jobs -future of work

by Anywhere Business Network Limited Andrew Elphick and Kerri Bainbridge Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Self Improvement
The future of work facinates me. We are already working differently. So how is it going to affect you as work changes over time again and again? I was reading a Forbes blog and it was saying we will be affected on a Personal Level, Organisational Level and Social Level as the changing nature of work unfolds. The essence of what the Forbes article says is that jobs as we know it are changing: We change jobs more often. Baby Boomers are reported ...
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Think big- plan a 5% change

by Anywhere Business Network Limited Andrew Elphick and Kerri Bainbridge Business, Home Based Business, Self Improvement
When I ask a business owner "what's your plan for next year: how much do you think you can increase your sales?"  typically the answer is a small number like "five percent to ten percent if we do really well that would be a great year." But what I find is when you really understand the numbers most businesses can achieve much more than they ever thought possible and to do that it's really important that you understand the numbers for your business.  First of all think about how many customers ...
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The idea of work is changing

by Anywhere Business Network Limited Andrew Elphick and Kerri Bainbridge Business, Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Home and Family
The idea of "work" is changing Then next generation are shaping the nature of work and it is not as you know it. If you think back 10, 20, 30 years and remember what you work life was like you'd have to agree that the way you do work is different. Not only that you probably thought about work differently then because your priorities were different.  30 years ago I was starting my first job. I was sold a job that would last ...
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Can you effectively communicate with people?

by Anywhere Business Network Limited Andrew Elphick and Kerri Bainbridge Home Based Business, Self Improvement, Communications
Communication The ability to speak confidently is a worthwhile skill to master if you are in business.  Whether you are speaking to customers face to face, on the phone or on a promotional video you need to be able to express your thoughts and ideas in a way that best conveys your message.  If you are anything like me, making cold calls freaks you out.  I was once told that you need 50 no’s before you can expect a yes so you may ...
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You are good enough

by Anywhere Business Network Limited Andrew Elphick and Kerri Bainbridge Business, Communications, Home and Family
At a recent professional training conference, I had the pleasure to hear Amanda Gore speak. She started her keynote address with the two things that hold men and woman back: 1.       No one loves me 2.       I am not good enough   These two statements have at their core self-confidence and impact in some form overall man and woman. Frequently they produce fear anger and frustration which hold people back from their true destiny. I know that I am good enough for myself and that I ...
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Finding the numbers in marketing

by Anywhere Business Network Limited Andrew Elphick and Kerri Bainbridge Business, Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Communications
Find the numbers and measure relentlesly In any business there are three core activities that it's very very important that you understand and understand not just the activities but the numbers that sit behind them those activities are. Firstly marketing, secondly sales and thirdly how you service and keep your customers. If you think about marketing there are activities that you will undertake, in terms of marketing,these are lead generation activities. They create opportunities for you to sell to new customers. When you think about sales there are activities and people who sell whatever it ...
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Social media is the future

by Anywhere Business Network Limited Andrew Elphick and Kerri Bainbridge Home Based Business, Self Improvement, Home and Family
Social Media, friend or foe? Either way, it's the future so get over it. I’ve said this before, but social media is the future and you need to get used to social media being part of your work life. It's expected there will be 2.5 billion social media users worldwide by 2018. Right now, 90% of adults age 18 – 29 are using social media.  More specifically one-third of all Millennials ( ie typically known as people born between the early 1980s ...
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4th Industrial Revolution

by Anywhere Business Network Limited Andrew Elphick and Kerri Bainbridge Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Communications
The 4th Industrial Revolution Daniel Rock is employed as an IT specialist by Tax Management New Zealand. His job is to ensure that the company is providing its customers with the very best in web presence. His talk of the 4the industrial revolution is appropriate with the digital disruption that here now. Business planning is a must and shaping your future business needs effort in planning! Sitting down and going thru the planning process is always better in the long run! Changing your ...
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Are you where you want to be?

by Anywhere Business Network Limited Andrew Elphick and Kerri Bainbridge Business, Home Based Business
What are you doing ? Are you where you want to be? Why? Have you got a business idea ? Have you done anything about getting that business off the ground? If you have then that's awesome. Its a hard road but with a good mindset, taking time to find out what sets you apart from the rest, what your customers think of you, giving to others and collaborating with others you will see the fruits of your labour.  We hope we can ...
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Are all your customers profitable?

by Anywhere Business Network Limited Andrew Elphick and Kerri Bainbridge Business, Home Based Business, Communications
Here's a fascinating question for you- are all of your customers profitable for your business? There was a survey done by a financial services business some years ago and what they concluded was that two hundred percent of their profits came from just twenty percent of their clients. Now what that means is the other eighty percent of their clients actually consumed a hundred percent of their profit.  In other words their profit would have doubled if they fired eighty percent of their clients. Now it might not be quite that extreme in your business ...
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Future of work- looking at trends

by Anywhere Business Network Limited Andrew Elphick and Kerri Bainbridge Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online
Future of work- what is trending that we should know about? What will be the norm in the future of work and how can you use this to shape you business or future business idea? If you are in business right now or you are thinking about it them it is vital you understand that each generation is different. They think differently, they get their information differently, they process information differently, they have different values and causes that are important to them ...
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3 Tips for planning your time when you work from home

by Anywhere Business Network Limited Andrew Elphick and Kerri Bainbridge Home Based Business
Only you know how much time you can dedicate to your business. Good time management will help you get the most out of your day so you can achieve your goals. Dont fall into the trap of planning to do things and then be distracted by friends, family, jobs around the house, animals, a good book or a chance to get out in the sunshine. You can still do all these things and give all these things the attention you ...
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Never give up - adjust the course

by Anywhere Business Network Limited Andrew Elphick and Kerri Bainbridge Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Home and Family
As driven individuals, we are determined to succeed, and meet every goal we set. But in truth, sometimes our plans don't go according to plan. This can look differently to everyone.Things can quickly change and when that happens, we need to adjust our course and not give up. Things can fall apart, and more often than not we can just hold up our hands and say “Well, that just wasn’t meant to be”. There will be others who will reinforce that too. ...
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thefutureofwork

by Anywhere Business Network Limited Andrew Elphick and Kerri Bainbridge Business, Home Based Business, Communications
The future of work If you are struggling to find your place in the world of work that currently binds you to the 9 to 5 workday that includes a commute to work then perhaps you would be interested in working differently in our changing world of work. If you haven’t already noticed it, how we work and where we work have changed significantly in the last decade. Maybe you need to consider how you can use your skills and experience ...
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thebutterfly

by Anywhere Business Network Limited Andrew Elphick and Kerri Bainbridge Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Communications
The chrysalis is the process that you have prior to having a butterfly. The Butterfly is there for a reason and it has gone thru all of its transitions to bloom and continue the species. As you see the butterfly it is a thing of beauty, of magnificent color and so gentle in flight, yet at the same time is elegant and focused on looking its best to do its job.  Prior to becoming a butterfly it was unappealing at a ...
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