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.
However good your product and business strategy is, unless you have the right personal skills, your potential will be limited. Take the test right now!read more
Are you frustrated about the great ideas that never turn into action? Does your business suffer from ‘activity inertia’?
Let me ask you a ridiculous question that seemingly has nothing to do with business development:
There are three birds sitting on a fence. Two of them decide to fly away. How many are left?read more
Ever fancied a walking holiday overseas? Guest travel writer, Alan Wooding, goes for a walk in Croatia …..read more
Blackpool Hard To Beat For British Seaside Fun – Professor Ian Cooper, explores Blackpool with his grandchildren
When I mentioned to people we were off to Blackpool, I didn’t get the same instantly positive reaction as with some of the more exotic trips I am lucky enough to make, when I wear my travel writer hat.read more
Here then are a few practical tips about getting testimonials:read more
It’s Out Today – The Converting Telephone Enquiries: Residential Conveyancing Survey / Report Is Now Available
At last, the free ‘Converting Telephone Enquiries: Residential Conveyancing’, report / survey is officially published today and you can have the report downloaded now.read more
Special Report Launch Announcement Date – 29 Septemberread more
Residential conveyancers … can you help with an important free report and survey about telephone quoting?read more
Does your firm receive telephone quotes for residential conveyancing?read more
Every firm or business needs to know that very often, the difference between getting the business or not, is simply down to asking for it too early or too late. Let me give you an example …read more