Author - Brian Wrigley

TIME – Totally In My Expertise

There are hundreds, if not thousands, of books written about time management and how you can control the myriad of things you have to deal with on a day to day basis. With the continual growth of social media and instant messaging tools it is only going to increase until YOU decide to take back control of your life. My acronym for TIME (Totally In My Expertise) is completely true, you have everything you need to regain control in every [...]

Is Your Business Producing Gold Medal Results?

With the Brazilian Olympics only a month away, all the world class athletes are finalising their preparations in readiness to put in the performance of their lifetime. Each one started with a dream, a goal and then created a plan of action which they followed diligently and put in years of hard work and labour. Success is rarely achieved with out a dream, a good plan and lots of hard work. Your business is exactly the same so let’s break [...]

Does Your Belief System Stop You Selling More?

I was at an allotment open day recently running the tombola stall with Lily and Taylor. A gentleman bought some tickets and complimented me on how good Lily and Taylor were at selling. I thanked him and said that is one skill that once developed will set them in good stead for the future. I was absolutely blown away by his response – “Sales is a horrible, nasty industry where people persuade you to buy things you don’t really [...]

The Power is in Your Hands

Business and life regularly throw up challenges which knock you off course and make you stop. Sometimes you take a long time to recover and sometimes it is just a blip which does nothing more than cause a minor delay. Is this something you can relate to? An example of this is the horrendous bombings at the Boston marathon. In the aftermath there is the inspiring story of a professional dancer who had part of her leg amputated and yet [...]

7 Steps to Improving Your Business.

“A good plan today is better than a perfect plan tomorrow.” - George S. Patton Planning is the starting point, but it is only executing the plan which will get you the results you want. Jack Canfield in “The Success Principles” talks about using ready, fire, aim rather than ready, aim, fire because once you have fired you have a result which you can then use to guide your next shot. It is so easy to get stuck at the [...]

Why Business Coaches are Misunderstood?

Who do Business Coaches Work With? Business owners are a very special breed, brave enough to want to take control of their own destiny and prepared to put in the hard hours required to be successful. Some are open-minded and prepared to learn from everyone they come into contact with, others are more cautious, picking and choosing who they trust. There are a small number of business owners who already know everything. Whichever group you choose is good as long [...]

  The Fastest Way to Success in 2014 This year has already started with a number of positive statistics about the economy and many of the business people I talk to are all echoing these positive feelings. There is no great secret to creating success, many people have already achieved it and many more will. Please make sure that you are one of those. The formula for your success this year is - ‘Learnings x Thoughts x Actions = Results’ ! Before [...]

Keeping Your Sales and Marketing on TRACK.

How Important is Your Sales and Marketing? Your sales and marketing has one aim, that is to provide your business with high quality clients. Those clients who you do your best work with. If I was to ask you what percentage of your clients you cannot wait to work with, what would it be? Conversely what is the percentage of clients you dread to talk to? Often 20% of your clients will bring you 80% of your income, the other 80% are [...]

Helping You to Find the Answers

[testimonial_cat category="Inspirational" type="carousel" num_fetch="5" title="The Power of Thoughts" ] The Most Powerful Tool in Your Business Your mind and those of your team are the most powerful tools in your business, both for good and for not so good. As the quotes above say, how you think about things is a massive influence on how you behave. The brain is a computer and expert research has shown that we often use less than 20% of the capability of our mind. How [...]

Strategic Partnerships

"No Man is an Island" (obviously that doesn't include the Isle of Man) according to poet John Donne in his work Meditation XVII and most businesses are the same. You are generally not alone in your specific business and more importantly there are other businesses who share a similar client base to you. Add into that mix the fact that other businesses doing the same thing as you will have clients which they don't want to, or can't, work [...]