How do you move on from a perceived 'failure' and move on, and gain something positive from it? In this article I share one of my own experiences to explain how I took the positive from the negative.
An old man stands on the corner of a playing field, and for a moment he is the boy he used to be.
This article focuses on the weird and wonderful world of Italian idioms and explores the linguistic shortcuts that make the Italian language so fascinating.
This article outlines a few ideas to keep yourself busy if you need to self-isolate during the Coronavirus pandemic.
Easier ways to get your writing out into the world and get paid for it.
Italian idioms, like most idioms, can be confusing and are often not meant to be taken literally, and as such, their meaning is not always obvious. This article tries to explain some of these odd, witty and sometimes bizarre phrases that you may comes across on your Italian travels.
As a manager, hоw саn you improve you and your team’s productivity while still saving time? Here аrе the tор 10 actions уоu саn take tо inсrеаѕе productivity.
If you have ever considered taking a road trip through Europe, then this article gives some practical tips and strategies for planning out your trip and details how we did it.
Ever wanted to start your own business, but feel you have let the opportunity pass you by? Think again, as we delve into why sometimes older is better when it comes to starting a new business venture...
The Abruzzese Sheepdog is an indigenous breed from central Italy, and in particular, the regions of Abruzzo and the Maremma. It is primarily bred for the protection of sheep flocks from predators such as wolves.
This article details how to increase the numbers of sales appointments you successfully make over the phone.
Most rock quotes tend to be about Sex, Drugs and Rock’n’Roll - right? Right, but not always, as this bunch of contenders for the greatest rock quotes ever bear witness.
This article details how to use Italian trains when travelling and exploring Italy.
Idioms in any language can be confusing, and Italian is no different. So if you want to know why it's lucky to be "in the wolf's mouth," but it is always better to "spit out a toad," then read on.
This article shows how you can harness the power of the internet to advertise your 'brick and mortar' business with some free and low cost ideas.
Visiting Hong Kong? Then one of the great ‘must sees’ is the Big Buddha on Lantau Island. This article provides tips and advice on how to get the best from your visit.
Want to create the kind of ‘buzz’ that will turn your small business into a big business? Read on.
Who is the wittiest and wisest character in Star Trek: The Original Series?
Here are 10 simple rules to keep in mind when you are selling face to face, over the phone or even via the internet.
This article gives you some of the warning signs to look out for when deciding if your present or future boss is the devil in disguise or on the side of the angels.
This article seeks to help you feel more like a local and less like a tourist on your next visit to Italy.
This article provides a description of some of the main festivals by month and location in the Abruzzo region of Italy.
Are you looking for your first job in sales...or already on the first rung and wanting to climb the career ladder but not sure where your next step should be? This article will clarify what, exactly, are the main roles in sales, where they are found, and what they encompass.
This article includes tips to help you when preparing to attend your first interview for a sales position.
Prospective employers sometimes say they prefer candidates with sales experience . . but what if you have none? How do you overcome this hurdle and get the job, even if you have never worked in sales before?
Looking for somewhere wild to explore in central Europe, then look no further than the little-known region of Abruzzo, a hidden jewel nestled in the heart of Italy.
A short story: An abandoned cottage, a lost past and a new beginning?
Holding negative or limiting beliefs can seriously hinder your sales career. This article details how beliefs work and how to switch them from negative to positive.
A few tips and strategies that any sales person can use to maximise their time when visiting with customers and prospects.
Here are a few tips and strategies to help you with the all-important sales job interview.
The key to a successful sales call is using a good balance of open and closed questions. This article shows you how.
Never underestimate the power of great listening skills. Of all the skills needed in any salesperson’s toolbox, being able to listen actively is number one.
If your child has expressed an interest in playing the guitar, here's exactly what you need to know before they attempt to strum their first chord.
So you need to make a presentation. Cue cold sweats, shaking hands and nervous twitches, but it doesn't have to be that way. Follow these easy tips and knock your next presentation out of the park.
Thinking of getting into sales, but concerned about all the sales jargon you might come across? Fear no more: here is the (almost) definitive ABC guide of all the common sales jargon you are likely to encounter in your new career.
Set up your dog walking business in any town, and you'll probably have competition, but don't panic because competition is good—it means there is a need for your dog walking services, right? So, how to compete? Below are some tips to help you stand out from the crowd.