About the Blog
The Financial Times Guide To Business Development book blog is edited and written by international business author, speaker, travel writer and law firm success ‘guru’, Professor Ian Cooper. It is based on his successful book of the same name.
In addition to practical business development tips, the blog also reviews luxury travel and cruise products and services, of interest to readers. Note the blog is independent and the views expressed on this site are those of the author and contributors to the blog and do not automatically reflect those of the Financial Times.
A Short Break In Tokyo … Where To Stay And What To See! Guest writer and video producer David Cooper explores Tokyo a city with a difference and the amazing Capitol Hotel … So here's the challenge. Where can you go for a totally different city based adventure, in a...read more
Guest travel writer Alan Wooding checks out a couple of luxury hotels in Sidmouth …read more
Many firms turn off both potential business and their existing clients … here is what to avoid at all costs …..read more
Guest travel writer Alan Wooding experiences Dorset with HF Holidays. I must admit that I'm an unashamed fan of Victorian author Thomas Hardy having fallen in love with actress Julie Christie as a teenager when she starred in the 1960s film, Far From The Madding...read more
When it comes to business development, who is the most important person in your firm?read more
Here is a simple way to get more business from your existing clients!read more
Fancy a trip to the Lakes? Guest travel writer Alan Wooding shares his experiences ……read more
‘Lawyers: The Art of Conversation’ – How To Win Business In Social And Professional Situations. (In House Training For Lawyers)
Lawyers … in house training on The Art of Conversation’ – How To Win Business In Social And Professional Situations.read more
"The Saga Sapphire Is A Cruising Gem", says Travel Writer and Editor Alan Wooding From the moment I stepped aboard the Saga Sapphire, I began to realise that I'd probably not given cruising holidays a proper chance. The holiday actually started as soon as we...read more
How would you like a simple tried and tested way of getting more business and commercial work today, without spending a penny on marketing?read more
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