How do you succeed in business?

by Anywhere Business Network Limited Andrew Elphick and Kerri Bainbridge Home Based Business, Self Improvement, Home and Family
Many who work from home have other income coming into the household from a partner so the amount of money generated is not always important. If it is your sole income for example you may feel more pressure about this. It is still important no matter how much you are making to work efficiently. This will give you a sense of achievement and purpose- Successfulness. Without goals you may spend more hours than you need to working on your business and ...
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Synergy Lesson 2

by Anywhere Business Network Limited Andrew Elphick and Kerri Bainbridge Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Communications
The gift of intelligence is a double edge sword. Sometimes it is wrapped in logic that railroads others into action. This works fine in emergency situations, however, is draining for those who are following. From experience, this does not work as a dimension of leadership in a cooperative setting one where two people work together. What does from a position of dimensional cooperative leadership is recognition that each party brings different skills and points of view to the venture. Everyone ...
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The changing digital landscape is changing the way we do business

by Anywhere Business Network Limited Andrew Elphick and Kerri Bainbridge Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Communications
Are you keeping up with the changing digital landscape? It's changing the way we do business. If you have been searching the internet for inspiration about what you might do in the future you are probably aware that the future of work is changing. This is because the digital landscape has change the way we collaborate, our mindset, and the way we gather information (learning). The big question is are you prepared for it? What have you already noticed?  What change ...
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How is snack sized communication affecting the way we communicate?

by Anywhere Business Network Limited Andrew Elphick and Kerri Bainbridge Home Based Business, Communications, Home and Family
In my last blog I highligheted the growing trend towards snack size information dominating the way we communicate. Is this a good thing or bad thing? I guess its irrellevant but what is important is how we communicate. By better understanding both positive and negative consequences, we can make better decisions about our own communication choices. Here is a recap of what Snackification is: What are the Positive aspects It’s Fast and Efficient Have you ever sent a text to a friend to say "I'm ...
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Snack size communication is changing the way we communicate

by Anywhere Business Network Limited Andrew Elphick and Kerri Bainbridge Relationships, Self Improvement, Communications
Snack size communication is changing the way we communicate Like a healthy diet, social interactions in our digital age should be balanced. Are you so caugh up in this digital age that you need to disconnect to reconnect with friends and family?  Did you know that according to the research by the food and dining industry, we are snacking much more frequently. In the United States, 90 percent of people are snacking multiple times a day and eating less during traditionally scheduled ...
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3 steps towards being self employed

by Anywhere Business Network Limited Andrew Elphick and Kerri Bainbridge Home Based Business, Self Improvement
Are you where you want to be with your career or are you just getting by?  Many people are in jobs because of circumstances in their lives. They need to pay the bills, there are not many jobs available in their town, they dont feel qualified to do anything else, they are not confident they can get another job ..... and so and so on.  No matter where you are, if you have an idea or a dream of things being different ...
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Is it possible to have a work/life balance and working from home?

by Anywhere Business Network Limited Andrew Elphick and Kerri Bainbridge Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Home and Family
Work Life and balance- are your goals matching what you want? If you are like me, the idea of working from home is very appealing. Setting your own hours, no commute and time for the things that are important to me. I have worked from home for 12 years and it has given me the freedom and flexibility to work around my growing family. This flexibility has also come at cost. Finding a job that can be done from home that ...
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Let the secret out

by Anywhere Business Network Limited Andrew Elphick and Kerri Bainbridge Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Communications
I recently spoke with Dave Maloney from Let the Secret Out about using story telling to let poeple know what you are doing, promoting your business and making a connection with customers.  He believes we should plan our marketing stratergy out like a story unfolds. He likens it to a business plan but you will be more familiar with it in your marketing planning. A talented photographer and story teller himself, Dave establishes a set of stock images for you so ...
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2 things to do to find time for everything you want to achieve

by Anywhere Business Network Limited Andrew Elphick and Kerri Bainbridge Home Based Business, Self Improvement
Have you ever given up on dreams? Do you day dream about things you would like to do but never seem to get round to doing? Here are 2 things you can do to make things happen so you can start achieving: 1. Have no excuses. Blaming is draining. Complaining is draining. Explaining is draining. People say, I don’t have enough time. I get that. For instance, I don’t have enough time to become a professional astronaut. But even that excuse, which two seconds ...
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What do I know?

by Anywhere Business Network Limited Andrew Elphick and Kerri Bainbridge Internet and Businesses Online, Self Improvement
You would be amazed at how much you know and that somewhere someone wants to know what you know. If you haven't taken the time to identify all the things you are good at then I urge you to do it now. Here's something I know about myself: I am good at drawing out of poeple what they need. I am a good listener and love to hook people up with information so they can get what they want. I don't ...
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3 ways to feed your mind

by Anywhere Business Network Limited Andrew Elphick and Kerri Bainbridge Internet and Businesses Online, Health and Fitness, Self Improvement
Here are 3 ways to feed your mind 1. Movement Did you know that your brain produces new brain cells every day? Amazing right. Did you know that for the brain to use these cells it needs the body to move? When you think about it we are moving all the time -eyes, mouth, we breath, etc. But I am not talking about the automatic movement that happens I am talking about moving the body to make things happen (intentional). Why is ...
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Synergy in collaboration- lesson 1

by Anywhere Business Network Limited Andrew Elphick and Kerri Bainbridge Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online
One of the things we at Anywhere Business Network are passionate about is telling our story. Andrew is really good at it. He does lots of little videos about what he is doing and what he is grateful for. He is telling his story. His reality as an enterpreneur. Being a Tax Accountant and Business Mentor he is always sharing ideas to help you with your business planning. He is a very spiritual person too and loves to share mindset ...
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So how do you find fulfilling work?

by Anywhere Business Network Limited Andrew Elphick and Kerri Bainbridge Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online
The idea that work might not be fulfilling is a relatively new idea. The idea that it wan anything other than painfully necessary is a strikingly recent invention. In fact, the word fulfilment isn't even in early dictionaries. Now a days not only do we expect money for what we do but we also expect meaning and satisfaction. The millennials are also excepting to make a difference and this seems to be more important than money.  So how do you find ...
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The 80/20 rule and life

by Anywhere Business Network Limited Andrew Elphick and Kerri Bainbridge Home Based Business
The 80/20 means that 80 percent of your outcomes come from 20 percent of your inputs. The numbers may not ring true for you but it doesn’t matter what the numbers are, the important thing to understand is that in your life there are certain activities you do (your 20 percent) that account for the majority (your 80 percent) of your happiness and outputs. You may have expected me to say that 20 percent of your activities produce 80 percent of ...
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3 ways to stay on top of your Social Media posting when you need to take a brea

by Anywhere Business Network Limited Andrew Elphick and Kerri Bainbridge Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Communications
If your marketing plan involves posting to Facebook it is very important to keep posting even if you are not officially working. How can you do this and take a break? You will need to writing as many posts as you need to get you through this period and then use one of these three options for publishing. 1.     Many of you will have found that Facebook has a scheduling option. You will find this is located in the drop down button ...
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6 Apps to help you to get more Organised and Manage Your Time better

by Anywhere Business Network Limited Andrew Elphick and Kerri Bainbridge Business, Home Based Business, Communications
6 Time Management Apps to help you to get more Organised and Keep You on Track Do you need more time? I certainly do. No matter who you are, you probably don’t have enough of it. Time is a limited resource and it’s constantly running on empty. You can’t stop using it and you can’t find any more of it, but you need it to do everything! From scheduling meetings to filling orders, time is the root of every aspect of running ...
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My story- Collaboration

by Anywhere Business Network Limited Andrew Elphick and Kerri Bainbridge Home Based Business, Relationships, Self Improvement
My story- Collaboration I have worked for myself for more than 15 year and I love the work. I don’t enjoy the unpredictable income though and the constant need to think “what next”. It’s really flexible though and that suits me and my family. I have had to come to grips with working on my own. I have always worked for others and with others. I enjoy the interaction of ideas though collaboration. I have had to find this elsewhere. I joined ...
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Tips for effective networking

by Anywhere Business Network Limited Andrew Elphick and Kerri Bainbridge Home Based Business, Self Improvement, Communications
Tips for effective networking Here are some tips for your next networking event: • Understand that you don’t go to networking events to be SOLD to. So, neither do others. You are there to build relationships, share information, meet PEOPLE, make connections etc. Networking is not selling.  • Networking is 55% about what you wear, 38% about how you say stuff, and 7% about what you say.  Making a first impression by dressing the part is important then.  • MAKE it easy for people ...
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2 things you do to Making Things Happen so you can start achieving

by Anywhere Business Network Limited Andrew Elphick and Kerri Bainbridge Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Communications
Have you ever given up on dreams? Do you day dream about things you would like to do but never seem to get round to doing? Here are 2 things you can do to make things happen so you can start achieving: 1. Have no excuses Blaming is draining. Complaining is draining. Explaining is draining. People say, I don’t have enough time. I get that. For instance, I don’t have enough time to become a professional astronaut. But even that excuse, which ...
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Social Media Tip 2- Understanding the language of Social Media

by Anywhere Business Network Limited Andrew Elphick and Kerri Bainbridge Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Communications
How do you communicate with your audience on social media? Do you know when to use # hash tags and why you need to? Do you use them on Facebook or not now that Facebook owns Instagram is a common question. The short answer is that Instagram and Twitter are the platforms to use # hashtags on and this acts as a search tool. Facebook will allow you to use some # but I recommend you only use a couple of ...
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