The codification of trust: what does this mean for your business? “If people like you, they’ll listen to you but if they trust you, they’ll do business with you” – Zig Ziglar To this day, the wisdom of Zig Ziglar is so pronounced. Trust is everything. It drives our decision-making. Day to day, hour-to-hour, minute […]
It’s been almost three years since Pappyon was “born”. And whilst I have not borne children of my own, I often wonder if creating your own business can feel like you’re living with a “baby”. For all the parents out there, please indulge my light-hearted take on all of this – by no means can […]
Beyond Lockdown – what Coronavirus has taught us about the importance of connection, personally and professionally
As we counted down to 2020 last New Year’s Eve, few of us would have predicted the year ahead would unfold as it has. As we celebrated with friends and loved ones, singing songs, sending best wishes and popping champagne, we had no idea that the months ahead would incur a level of isolation the […]
Remember the days? You know, the ones where you would go out to network, face to face? Shaking hands was a soft touch yet an important element in the making of an initial connection. Following this, an exchange of business cards would often take place. Long considered the first tangible impression of your business, the business card—to this day— has also remained the most professional way to introduce yourself and your business.