Networking to Your Success!

Today it is our pleasure to have David Baumgarten – David CEO of three large Business Enterprise Centres (Sydney – Clearly Business, Eastern Suburbs and Greater Western Sydney) is to provide opportunities to support small businesses and to help them succeed.

TSP Fortnightly Free Friday Forum David Baumgarten22nd Aug

To help businesses in Sydney and in Australia, networking is an essential part – David shares his incredible advice and insights into Networking to Your Success.

David answers the following questions -

  1. What is so powerful about Networking?
  2. Is there a way to “Break-the-Ice”?
  3. Attending Networking meetings – does this build business?
  4. What are the best ways to successfully Network?

David shares some really valuable approaches – stating that there is preparation before the networking event required and then keeping in touch after the event. Thanks David for this enlightening discussion!


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Friday Forum – The Journey of Start-Ups with Matt Barnett

At this Friday Forum, we speak with Matt Barnett of Verbate about the journey of building a start-up business. 25th July Matthew Barnett

Matthew is an innovator, an entrepreneur, a creative adrenaline junkie. Matt  spends  his days away from the office placing ordinary people in extraordinary circumstances.

The statistics say that 90% of communication is visual, so why rely so much on written feedback? Its here that Matt got an idea!  Why not use smartphone video surveys to replace focus groups & written feedback. Receive 1000′s of meaningful, visual insights at the click of a button, and a fraction of the cost.

Matthew’s lastest startup – lets you simply text / email video interviews to anyone in the world. The simple link opens their smartphone camera, on which they respond instantly, filming themselves, their workplace, home or whatever you desire.

Verbate is working with some of the worlds leading brands and agencies, see –  Hear about the journey that an entrepreneur goes through to start up a business and then make it profitable. The questions Matt answers are :

  1. So , we’re had a great idea – is it possible to turn it into a business?
  2. How are Startups different from other types of Businesses?
  3. What are the stages that Startups go through?
  4. What can help make a Startup a Success?

The journey of startups is fast and risky ,at times, you will hear the enthusiasm and energy that Matt puts in – it is a journey – this is what makes it so interesting – enjoy!

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Friday Forum – Implement the Law of Attraction with Nikki Cooper


TSP Fortnightly Free Friday Forum Nikki Cooper 11th July 2014


Nikki Cooper is a public speaker, author and online marketing consultant specialising in video creation and law of client attraction and runs regular business networking events in Sydney.  Nikki’s passion is helping business owners learn, connect and engage and Nikki is going  to share with you today, the information  usually reserved for those who attend the networking events.

Here are the questions  - there’s some brilliant concepts and ideas discussed!

  1. Nikki you once told me,  “97% of people live life filled with regret, wishing they could be something more. Only 3% actually do what they love, earn what they want, and be who they want to be. “  Why is this so?
  2. We have all heard many definitions of the Law Of Attraction and I know you have studied it in great detail and written a book called “Your Successful Life” after interviewing 24 Succesful people, but can you explain in simple terms?
  3. What 3 Steps do you recommend people use to achieve the Law Of Attraction in their business?
  4. You have been quoted as saying “Think it dream it believe it and you will achieve it” Can you expand on this?
  5. 5. I ask all our guests this -  As a Trainer, Mentor and a Professional Keynote speaker , what is your advice about promoting your business by speaking?

Thanks to Nikki Cooper for a wonderful discussion – Enjoy!


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The Art of Converting Leads into Sales

TSP Fortnightly Free Friday Forum Phil Lee 13th June

Phil Lee is the founder of Sandler Training in Australia. He and his team are committed to assisting business leaders, sales teams and sales people achieve their personal and professional goals…and beyond!.

Phil has been described by many of his clients as a “master” sales trainer, professional and personal development coach, and professional speaker.

He works with selected business leaders, owners and salespeople in technology and other industries. Sandler’s non-traditional selling system plus innovative reinforcement training has made us the global leader in sales training.

Our topic is “The Art of converting Leads into Sales”. If business owners are diligent with their marketing then this will bring an awareness to the market place. Its fine we can see some interest and its going to be great to hear how to convert those leads into sales.

The questions being discussed today are:

1.We’re generating leads but what do we do next?

2. If we pick up the phone, and they’re not expecting a call – what the best approach?

3. What are the best ways of approaching potential clients – without being too pushy?

4. What are the best approaches to converting leads into sales?

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How to Create a Raving Fan Culture

TSP Fortnightly Free Friday Forum Di du Preez

Building a raving fan culture is what every business wants – having clients coming back again and again. Our guest speakers is Di du Preez –  a Marketing Strategist and Business Advisor who serves as a strategic thinking partner to growing businesses.

Di has had years of experience building strong foundations for businesses and seeing the benefits to the clients of these welcoming businesses. Getting this culture right of building a business tribe is crucial and can make or break a business. Hear Di du Preez’s advice.

The questions answered are:

1.What are the steps to create a Raving Fan culture??

2 How do clients or potential clients currently perceive your organisation? Is this important or are clients only interested in the end result?

3. The Customer Experience – This is cruciall?

4. What are the benefits of a Raving Fan culture?

Here is the podcast

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