At long last! A face-to-face ‘Agency Social’

At long last! A face-to-face ‘Agency Social’

For the first time in 18 months, we had a face to face Agency Local event!

At our recent May Insight (which was online), we polled the community and gave them the choice of ‘traditional’ in-person Insight event with keynote speaker and formal agenda, or, to come together for a purely social gathering. The result was a resounding 100% in favour of a social!

So, the July Insight became an ‘Agency Social’. I must say, it was absolutely wonderful to be able to meet in person again. It was great to catch up with people in a relaxed environment where the discussion was vibrant and flowing (like the beer!) Best of all, it was so nice to meet people for the first time that I have known for over a year but only through Zoom or Remo!

It was marvellous to put bodies to a face! And in traditional Agency Local style, pizzas were served and consumed! I know lots of people could not make it for a number of reasons, from childcare to not being well. Another obstacle was distance; we now have members throughout the UK which makes it challenging to hold social events that all can attend.

Nonetheless, a huge thank you to all that came. To those that couldn’t, we look forward to seeing you at the next Agency Local event. You never know, this face-to-face style event may even catch on!

Until next time.

The secret to running and growing a good business

The secret to running and growing a good business

Other business coaches or advisors will hate me for saying this and giving away this secret.

The principle I’m about to share with you is not rocket science. It is logical. However, as with most principles, it is the execution that delivers the levels of success. It is also one main cause for business failure or stagnation.

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Sharing and managing resources between agencies

Sharing and managing resources between agencies

2020 has certainly been an unusual year for everyone, not only for businesses. With the office-based workforce all working from home, this experience, for some has been rather isolating. This isolation is something that has been felt across all industries including agencies.

That is why collaboration between agencies on a number of factors is more important now than it ever has been. As business owners we are all guilty of feeling that other agencies are ‘competition’ or the ‘enemy’ but in fact the opposite is true.

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