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My 1st year as a Dremur

Back in the summer of 2022, I saw a post that Owain shared on Facebook highlighting the benefits of a career in sales. The post really caught my eye as I have always had an interest in exploring opportunities in sales but had very limited knowledge of the industry. Fast approaching my 40s with no sales experience, a background in the building industry and 12 year’s in the Fire &

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Cold calling is NOT dead….yet.

The argument rages on in the sales world but maybe the time when ‘cold calling’ is dead isn’t that far off. For the purposes of this blog, the definition of ‘cold calling’ is using the telephone to call strangers without a pre-arranged appointment and initiating a sales conversation with the ultimate aim of that stranger becoming a customer of yours. Since 1998 when I got my 1st sales job booking

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Bouncebackability – have you got it?

A noun supposedly coined by a professional football manager in 2004 but, according to the Wiki bible, it was apparently 1st uttered way back in 1972. The ability to bounce back or recover from bad circumstances Life, at home and at work, is never plain sailing and problem free. Don’t buy into the BS hype you may see on social media – EVERYONE has issues to overcome and, more often

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Supporting the next generation of dreamers/dremurs.

Sport is a great way to make friends, build discipline, raise standards and develop a competitive streak which will help achieve results not just in sport but life in general! Having played football since the early 90s, I know exactly how being part of a team has created the adult I am and I’m a huge advocate of the various benefits of competing in sport. Up until I found football

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How being the best at your job can actually damage your career

You’re great at what you do and now you want a promotion. Trouble is you only went and inadvertently made yourself irreplaceable thinking that was a smart move but guess what….. You’re IRREPLACEABLE! It’s not just a fancy term to let everyone else know you’re amazing – it’s actually your reality and, ironically, can be a living nightmare. You are so good at your job and no-one else can do

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