Sometimes it’s nice to feel like part of a club, a group or an association of some kind. If only to remind ourselves that we aren’t alone paddling our canoe and that others with similar skills, experience and business knowledge are there to offer a listening ear, guidance or support.
This week, our topical discussion looks at the benefits to be had from joining professional bodies and also flags up just how many of them there are. You can follow the links below to find out more;
Our Events list focuses on the north this week and includes events with regard to construction, marketing and the arts.
- June 22nd – Marketing and Branding – What’s your brand?
- June 28th – Constructing Excellence – Organisational Resilience
- July 3rd – Powering Regional Prosperity …The Art of Business
We also flag up a plea from HMRC for buinesses and individuals to be vigilant in the light of many bogus calls, emails and other fraudulent approaches. Find out more about how to remain safe and keep your hard earning cash where it should be by visiting the HMRC website.
Our book for review this week covers 13 common habits adopted by wealthy and successful people. Written by Napoleon Hill Think and Grow Rich and published in 1937 the book has sold 70 million copies (the latest Harry Potter massed 50million copies sold), you get a sense of how well read this is. Inventor of the Mastermind Group Hill provides some top tips that provide quick wins to progress your business success. Well worth a read.
And finally, it’s Guru time. Larger than life Digby Marritt Jones, Baron Jones of Birmingham (how’s that for a title) is known more commonly as Sir Digby Jones and sits in the House of Lords as a non-aligned active cross bencher. activity on his website has been light of late but controversy has been associated with the former Troubleshooter. He may be like Marmite for some of us but, if you like a quote as we both do, Tracy trawled the internet late into the night to come up with this one for you:
“Companies that understand their links with the communities they operate in, and their impact on the environment, are most likely to prosper in the long-term”
Remember, you are the community and we welcome your comments below. Please keep them kind or at least be constructive in your criticisms.
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