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.
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
A provocative idea for managing and finding some extra time!read more
If you fancy a holiday without going abroad this year, North Devon has a lot to offer. Guest travel writer Alan Wooding experiences this lovely part of the country and a superb hotel.read more
The questions that you ask yourself before you start any negotiations are the most important!read more
If you are in personal or professional services here is a quick, easy and almost guaranteed way to generate more business from past clients, without spending a penny on external marketing …….read more
Wondering where to stay for a short break or extended stay? Here are a few ‘travel writer’ personal suggestions ….read more
Broken promises will cost you business now and in the future! Here is why and 4 simple tips to remember …..read more