It had long been a dream of mine to walk to Intupinku (the Sun Gate) to get my first glimpse of the great Inca citadel of Machu Picchu. Yet nothing had prepared me for the majesty and beauty of the place and its magnificent setting – it was truly awe inspiring!

Reports coming out of government and financial gurus suggest we are "on the up". Does that mean that we can sit back and watch the money roll in or does that mean we can now make that investment in plant, products, processes or people and grow the business? Is our own geographical environment changing? Do we need to diversify to survive or diversify to grow? Do we simply need to do something different?

In celebration of all things baking and cooking we thought we would share our wisdom about the perfect recipe for being a great sales person. Oh and not forgetting that we love cakes too!

As the speed of communication increases and the technology to enable that becomes more accessible to everyone; organisations have much more choice and freedom in locating and engaging the best workers. For managers that presents a series of new challenges.

What's your reason for being online? You can only build your skills if you have a real reason to do it. At school, our reason for building skills was to pass those exams that led to our futures. In the world of work, it's earning power that gives us an incentive. But the online space is a bit different.


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