SME Archives - Jen Andersson

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How to write a talk with an idea worth spreading

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Yesterday I was invited to speak at my local chamber of commerce to a group of invited business people about the power of speaking as a communication tool, and in particular the value of TED-style talks for small business. A TED-style talk is one with an idea worth spreading – so says Chris Anderson, founder of the world-renowned event series.  A high percentage of businesses in CoCs are service businesses so I wanted to illustrate how this kind of business can find an ‘idea worth spreading’ as well as the many academics, authors, researchers and scientists who we often see on the stage at TED. One of the great benefits of the rise of TED and the power of the internet has been the enormous renaissance in speaking. There are now so many more opportunities to put your business in front of others. An idea worth spreading is a talk worth considering to promote your business! Read More

6 things SMEs can do to help themselves survive Brexit

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Yesterday I attended the 6 weekly meeting of my local business club. Unsurprisingly what was on everyone’s mind was how to survive Brexit.  In addition to our usual presentations and discussions, it seems sensible to break out in to small groups to look at exactly how leaving the EU was going to impact each of our businesses and brainstorm suggestions as to what we could do. Read More