Social networking is working for me!

Hilary Cadman Building the business, Professional development Leave a Comment

I’m not much of social networker. I could never see the point of Facebook (probably because I’m way outside the demographic, so don’t have many friends using it), and I gave up ‘tweeting‘ after a couple of weeks (a common phenomenon apparently). A post on the BELS discussion list persuaded me to join LinkedIn, and for a while I thought it was yet another time-wasting activity. However, now …

Hilary CadmanSocial networking is working for me!

Micro planning

Hilary Cadman Staying focused Leave a Comment

Last week I got a good idea for organising my time from a networking meeting (actually coffee and chat) for people running small businesses. The suggestion was to have a day plan, and stick to it – that probably sounds fairly obvious as a time management tool, but I have to admit I hadn’t thought to do it! The day plan that we …

Hilary CadmanMicro planning

Greening my signature block

Hilary Cadman Sustainability Leave a Comment

One of things I love about working for myself is that I can take a decision and then implement it, without having to hold a meeting, start a discussion with colleagues or wait for a ruling from someone more senior. Thus, I took an executive decision to add a line to my signature block saying what I was doing to be more ‘sustainable’ …

Hilary CadmanGreening my signature block