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Practical, supportive networking for business owners. Participation without pressure.





The Year Ahead: Planning vs Randomness

Posted on Friday, January 24th, 2020

The problem with New Year’s resolutions is that most of them fail, and this can be as true of business as it is in our everyday lives.

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Is Social Media Good or Bad for Your Business?

Posted on Monday, November 4th, 2019

At our last MEG meeting in October, our discussion centred on social media, and its pros and cons for business.

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How Do You Sustain Your Original Business Inspiration?

Posted on Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019

The subject of our second October MEG roundtable discussion was inspiration in business, and how to sustain it.

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Business Ethics: Hidden Risks and Clear Dilemmas

Posted on Friday, October 11th, 2019

Being ethical used to be something that mainly concerned only certain types of business, such as Lush, the high street cosmetics and beauty retailer.

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How Do You Develop Effective Salesmanship?

Posted on Thursday, September 26th, 2019

In business, sales can feel like a baptism of fire if it’s something that either you have little experience in, or doesn’t feel natural to you.

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What Creates a Healthy Client Relationship?

Posted on Tuesday, September 10th, 2019

Relationships. They are the foundation for successful business growth and, here at MEG, they are something we both value and build. But what does creating a healthy relationship with your clients involve?

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Can You Have Thought Leadership Without a Thought Leader?

Posted on Thursday, August 29th, 2019

As increasingly more people are presenting themselves as thought leaders, there is some confusion over what thought leadership actually means, and whether you need to be a certain type of person to practice it.

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Sociopathy or Salesmanship: Is Brinkmanship Bad for Business?

Posted on Monday, August 12th, 2019

Brinkmanship can be about demanding the impossible to leverage a deal, or exerting financial pressure on someone who is already tied into doing business with you.

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What Does it Mean to Have a Growth Mindset?

Posted on Monday, August 5th, 2019

What does having a growth mindset really mean? Is it something that works in a practical sense, or is it just another psychobabble catchphrase?

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Is Your Personal Brand Different from Your Reputation?

Posted on Friday, July 19th, 2019

To truly have a personal brand, you must first define it, whereas your reputation is how others see you, whether you have worked on your personal brand or not.

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Is Imposter Syndrome Ever Useful in Business?

Posted on Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019

What was especially interesting was the shared view that imposter syndrome might be a necessary, even useful, aspect of business and entrepreneurship, and not simply something debilitating.

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Why Time Management Can Be Tough

Posted on Tuesday, June 18th, 2019

Our latest MEG meetup had us focusing on the issue of time management and the often tricky business of scheduling your day.

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What is MEG?

MEG stands for Manchester Enterprise Group. This is breakfast networking with the focus very much on how we can help and support each other. MEG is like an unofficial boardroom, where we come together to talk about business opportunities and issues and exchange useful tips and information. It’s all about participation without pressure.

Want to get involved?

If you would like to pop along to MEG, just email hello@wearemeg.com and let us know, or book direct here. MEG attracts a diverse range of industry professionals and business owners, so don’t worry about fitting in.


The Year Ahead: Planning vs Randomness

The problem with New Year’s resolutions is that most of them fail, and this can be as true of business as it is in our everyday lives.

Read More

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