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

 

 

 

 

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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Is Going Above and Beyond a Business Risk?

Posted on Wednesday, May 29th, 2019

This week we looked at what it means to go above and beyond when working for clients, and whether this is necessarily always a good thing.

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Nature or Nurture: What Makes Us Resilient?

Posted on Tuesday, May 14th, 2019

A major aspect of this is understanding your own strengths and weaknesses, and realising what it is you’re best at, and focusing your energy on that.

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Vital Signs: Spotting Opportunities for Others

Posted on Tuesday, April 30th, 2019

Helping others is one of the most valuable things you can do in business and one of the ways of doing this is spotting opportunities for the other enterprises you network with.

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Don’t be a shark!

Posted on Monday, April 8th, 2019

Our latest MEG meet-up involved a roundtable discussion about business development, and the do’s and don’ts of doing your own thing, and making it work.

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When Something is Happening in Your Sector…

Posted on Wednesday, April 3rd, 2019

This week, at the regular MEG Meet-up, we discussed change, and what happens if you fail to see what’s coming in your sector.

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Breakfast Insights

Posted on Monday, March 18th, 2019

How aware are businesses about protecting their assets? Intellectual property rights (IP) can be something of a maze without the right guidance, but luckily, at MEG we have our own expert on hand, Jacob O’Brien.

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Don’t Brick It! – Nail It!

Posted on Wednesday, January 30th, 2019

How business people view themselves, and how others view them, can be two very different things. This is something you learn when you meet people and network with them.

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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.

 


Sociopathy or Salesmanship: Is Brinkmanship Bad for Business?

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.

Read More

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