Time Management – A Marathon and a Pomodoro!

Time Management & Pomodoro – Feel Like You’re Running a Marathon? I will start by referring to the Pomodoro; it is a type of tomato AND a technique to help with time management, and more on that in a few paragraphs time. Here in Bath the city is buzzing as the annual marathon event known… Read More



Assertiveness – Men Need Confidence Too!

Assertiveness – Men Need Confidence Too! There is so much in the media about women wanting more confidence and being empowered.  I love all of this, however as a trainer, I still meet and coach a large number of men who suffer from a lack of confidence.  Men need to feel empowered and confident too,… Read More



Building Personal Confidence – The Complete Mini-Series

Building Personal Confidence – The Complete Mini – Series “Confidence isn’t walking into a room with your nose in the air, thinking you are better than everyone else, it’s walking into a room and not having to compare yourself to anyone else in the first place.” Anon Whatever you do and wherever you are, there are… Read More



Personal Confidence Mini Series Part 4 – Being Authentic

Personal Confidence Mini Series Part 4. Being Authentic “Don’t hide yourself in regret, just love yourself and you’re set, I’m on the right track baby I was born this way.” Lady Gaga Welcome to the fourth and final blog in this mini series to help people build more personal confidence, either for themselves, or in… Read More



Sales Closing – Will you do Anything for a Sale?

Sales Closing.  Will you do anything for a sale? “I’ll do anything For you dear For you dear, anything For you mean For you mean everything to me” Oliver Twist   Sales people need to recognise buying signals and in turn close the sale by asking for the business. This is not something that anyone… Read More



Personal Confidence Mini Series Part 3 – Being Authoritative

Personal Confidence Mini Series Part 3. Being Authoritative “Being authoritative is the difference between knowing your shit and knowing your shit.” Anon Welcome to the third of four blogs helping people become more confident. If you have read the previous two then you will be familiar with assertiveness and with assuredness, in this bog we… Read More



Personal Confidence Mini Series Part 2 – Assuredness

Personal Confidence Mini Series Part 2. Assuredness “Nobody can make you feel inferior without your consent.” Eleanor Roosevelt Welcome to the second of four blogs covering personal confidence, the first blog covering Assertiveness is already up so if you have not yet read it, do check it out.  In this blog we will look at… Read More



Personal Confidence Mini Series Part 1 – Being Assertive

Personal Confidence Mini Series Part 1. Being Assertive  “The basic difference between being assertive and being aggressive is how our words and behaviour affects the rights and well being of others.” Sharon Anthony Bower Welcome to the first of four short blogs covering skills in being more confident. Each blog will challenge you to ask questions… Read More



What are the 7 Signs of Sales Ageing?

What are the 7 Signs of Sales Ageing? At SerialTrainer7 I get to meet and work with lots of sales professionals and their managers. Often these managers will brief me on how their sales teams needs specific training in key areas such as presenting, sales process and negotiation to name a few.  In more and… Read More



Damp Squib or Rocket? What Personalities are In Your Team?

What type of team do you work in? No doubt there are lots of different personalities within it, some you like, some not so much. Teams are made up of so many different types and I thought as it is November 5th, that it would be fun to create some personalities based on the most… Read More