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Why choose GEM for your call-answering

Why choose GEM for your call-answering

An unknown in the world of business is the number of missed calls, and in turn the amount of business lost. Are you in meetings all day? Or just too busy to answer your phone?  Can you afford to miss a call from a potential client? Or that important business call...

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The Magic Porridge Pot

The Magic Porridge Pot

Do you find that at the end of the day ~ however productive it may have been, your to-do list is back where you started? Or even worse ~ longer!  You tick one task off and another appears, as if by magic ~ like a bottomless pit. Following these tips could save you a...

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My Life at GEM

My Life at GEM

Life at GEM is fantastic. I’ve been here 7 months now and WOW it’s gone quick. As the saying goes; “time flies when you’re having fun”. It’s full speed ahead here, and that’s the way I like it. It’s so important, but also rare, to find a career that you love but I’ve...

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Gazumped! A disturbing experience

Gazumped! A disturbing experience

Being ‘gazumped’ isn’t nice!  Not in the slightest.  I know because it happened to me. We learnt the hard way, therefore would like to share our experience in the hope that it may save someone else’s tears of frustration in the future. We were in the throes of...

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An irritable boss! A whining colleague!

An irritable boss! A whining colleague!

An irritable boss, a whining colleague or even those difficult to please clients, can all make a day at work unbearable.  Modern workplaces can be extremely tense, so it's perhaps not surprising that it doesn't always bring out the ‘best’ in people. If we are honest...

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Never Eat Alone !

Never Eat Alone !

Keith Ferrazzi’s book, Never Eat Alone states that “Invisibility is a fate worse than failure”!   Sounds harsh, but if your business is invisible then how could you expect it to be successful? If you’re running your own business the focus should be on ‘what’s next’...

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Delegation can be good for the soul!

Delegation can be good for the soul!

NEVER UNDER ESTIMATE THE POWER OF GREAT DELEGATION SKILLS Successful delegation is a great skill to have. It is extremely important in the efficiency and development of you, your team and ultimately your business. So what does delegation mean?   Delegation is the...

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Making a GREAT email campaign

Making a GREAT email campaign

An email campaign is a successful marketing tool, if used correctly. Nobody likes to receive spam or a mailshot that is just a clear sales pitch. An easy answer to a successful marketing campaign is to keep it simple and make it interesting, with an attention...

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Do you ‘Eat that Frog?’

Do you ‘Eat that Frog?’

Time Management is an important skill to have. It isn’t as easy as some people would think; it takes discipline, a strong work ethic and an unbridled need for order. Every day can be more productive and satisfying when we have managed the time we have available to...

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Introducing Aimee

Introducing Aimee

Hi I’m Aimee; Gill’s new apprentice.  There’s nothing more awkward than talking about myself, but here goes.  Just forgive me if I ramble on a little; I’m fairly new to this line of work so I’m very lucky to be learning from Gill. I’m not new to social media.  Whose...

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