Stop taking shortcuts through life

Stop taking shortcuts through life

Stop taking shortcuts through life by: Harold Taylor I moved to Sussex, New Brunswick less than three years ago from Markham, a large city adjoining an even larger city, Toronto, Ontario. There’s a walking trail in Markham that winds its way leisurely around a huge...

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There’s a Time to be Messy

There’s a Time to be Messy

An organized mess is part of productivity by: Harold Taylor Many years ago a TV personality from Montréal, interviewed me during a National Association of Professional Organizers conference in the U.S. It was for a TV special he was doing on messiness. Naturally,...

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Empathy Improves Communication

Empathy Improves Communication

Communication in the workplace is one of the more important topics discussed at one of our Sussex & District Chamber of Commerce members’ meetings. By Harold Taylor There’s a lot more to it than simply good writing, clear speech and active listening. Never...

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Increase profits with the 80/20 Rule

Increase profits with the 80/20 Rule

The Pareto Principle, named after an Italian economist-sociologist, Alfredo Pareto, states that the significant items in a given group normally constitute a relatively small portion of the total items in the group. By Harold Taylor The ratio that holds true in most...

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Making Time to Sell

Making Time to Sell

In no profession is time management more important than in sales. For a salesperson, the greatest resource is the time available for customer contact. By Harold Taylor All the selling skills in the world are to no avail if there is not enough time to put those skills...

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Use a Website to Generate Sales

Use a Website to Generate Sales

A website can generate sales as well as make your business look more professional By Harold Taylor Last month we discussed websites at our Chamber of Commerce members’ meeting and how you can use a website to generate sales. I’m not sure about entrepreneurs in...

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Putting Purposeful Networking into Practice.

Putting Purposeful Networking into Practice.

How putting purposeful networking into practice can expand your business. By Harold Taylor At the Sussex and District Chamber of Commerce’s February membership meeting, the discussion focused on putting purposeful networking into practice and business networking - in...

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