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

 

 

 

 

How Can Buyer Personas Add Value to Your Business?

Posted on Friday, February 14th, 2020

With modern consumers and service users increasingly sophisticated in their decision-making, businesses must work harder to understand the motivations of their target audiences.

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What Does Setting Standards Mean to Your Business?

Posted on Tuesday, February 4th, 2020

Standards are recognised quality benchmarks, but on a more personal level, in business, how do we set and maintain our own standards?

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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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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.

 


How Can Buyer Personas Add Value to Your Business?

With modern consumers and service users increasingly sophisticated in their decision-making, businesses must work harder to understand the motivations of their target audiences.

Read More

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