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16 05, 2019

Definite similarities between starting and running a business, and raising a child!

By |May 16th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

By Mel Fisher, MD, BforB My son recently turned 18. We had a lovely celebration with family and friends, and he’s turning into a thoroughly nice young man, which is very rewarding. Indeed, as I thought about this, and looked back at the 18 years that have passed since he was born, it gave me [...]

22 04, 2019

Quality goes much further than quantity!

By |April 22nd, 2019|News|0 Comments

By Mark Edmunds, BforB Regional Director, Coventry, Kenilworth, Birmingham Everyone attends business networking events these days. It's the norm to try to grow your business and build quality relationships. But ask yourself a question: out of those relationships you try to build, how many are empty promises? In my time I have found you sometimes [...]

15 04, 2019

Prevention is better than cure – health screening is the passport to a longer, healthier life.

By |April 15th, 2019|Business, Group news, Networking, News, Referral|0 Comments

BforB is privileged to have members representing a multitude of trades, industries and professions. Among them is healthcare, and we’re delighted to give a platform to Pat Fegan, who runs Solihull Health Check Clinic with his wife Eileen. Pat and Eileen gave the Spotlight feature at our Birmingham meeting on April 16th, and fascinating it [...]

5 04, 2019

The pull of Hull, as another BforB network group prepares for take-off!

By |April 5th, 2019|Appointments, Group news, Networking, new, News, Referral|0 Comments

The continued growth of BforB continues, with the launch of another new group later this month, this time in Hull.

1 04, 2019

Experience and consistency will be the keys that open the door to flourishing networking

By |April 1st, 2019|News|0 Comments

Successful networking takes time. Becoming great at what you do takes time. The same is true with winning business, or building trust at your BforB meeting. So let us look at this scenario: having attended your first BforB meeting you were really impressed, and decide that networking does work. So you applied for membership, and [...]

27 03, 2019

Following-up on potential: how building relationships lead to more opportunities!

By |March 27th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Let’s not beat about the bush: we all go networking because we want to sell our business and services, and in doing so, gain new customers/clients. That is the main reason we do it.   That said, in doing so, we make connections with fellow business people, make friends, learn from other people, gain the [...]

26 03, 2019

Sport and business combine to make it a winning launch for Leigh BforB group

By |March 26th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Rugby league legend Micky Highams was the star guest at a packed launch of the latest group, in Leigh, of the networking organisation Business for Breakfast. Micky mingled with members of the local business community, gave his support to the new group, and talked about the link between sport and business: not just as a [...]

21 03, 2019

How the examples of sporting icons can work for your business

By |March 21st, 2019|Business, Group news, Networking, News, Referral|0 Comments

Many of us marvel at the achievements of some of the world’s greatest sportsmen and women. Those who rise head and shoulders above their rivals don’t do it overnight: talent is given, greatness is earned, usually by hours and hours of toil and sweat. The world of business has many similarities to sport: preparation, competition, [...]

18 03, 2019

Shout loud and proud about your business

By |March 18th, 2019|Business, Networking, News|0 Comments

…… and if you do so consistently, then networking will become very rewarding!   When your goal is to run a successful business, the best advice you will ever get is that you go out networking. It is, or should be, a key part of any marketing strategy. The simple fact is this: if you [...]

13 03, 2019

Nicky’s award is swift recognition of how to make an immense impact.!

By |March 13th, 2019|Business, Group news, Networking, News, Referral|0 Comments

It’s a very worthy guideline to follow, and as true today as it ever has been: ‘you get out of life what you put into it’. Our BforB 2018 ‘Franchisee of the Year’, Nicky Thomas, is thriving proof of that. Nicky is, by her own admission, an accidental franchisee. She attended a BforB meeting as [...]