Mastermind Blog Effective business networking with NRG Business Networks Wed, 18 Oct 2017 05:44:46 +0000 en How good are your business processes? Managing your tasks more effectively The best task managers have good habits which we can follow as processes initially to embed them into our own habits. So what do these naturally gifted task managers do? Frustration The Case for Business Simulation The airline industry has been using simulation techniques for years. Steve Hemmings describes the benefits that businesses can get using business simulation tools as a learning technique. Leading the leaders The Value of Short-Term Planning In my last article, I emphasised the importance of long-term or strategic planning to make sure that everything we do drives our business towards our vision. The trouble is strategic plans can be very daunting. The strategic goals act as way points toward our vision, showing us the general direction in which we should be moving, but they don't tell us what we should be doing on a day-to-day basis. That's where short-term planning comes in. Why can't we manage our time better? Plugging profit leaks The Search There's a saying that the fastest way to become a millionaire is to sit beside one. But what if you don't know someone like this to sit down with? Commitment to growth To cause change you have to be committed. You really have to desire that change. Here Jeremy Marchant explores what is really needed to effect change. The benefits of being part of a mastermind group Read about the key benefits that come from belonging to a mastermind group. The Importance of Strategic (Long-Term) Planning Business planning is an opportunity for us to make sure we know what we're doing and that we have left no identifiable stone unturned. A mastermind group is a group of people who actively help each other solve individual problems and issues. They are a support group. From my experience running such groups in a business context here are the key aspects of what makes a mastermind group work well. What is a Mastermind Group? {EAV_BLOG_VER:b829b65589774259} What are the key things that make a Mastermind Group work?