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A good turnout on a dank and dark morning produced 24 Members including recent acquisition Toby Acton and two guests.
This week was a slightly shortened meeting to accommodate a full half an hour presentation by Rupert Miles on his last meeting with this group.
The 60 Second Round
We went straight into the 60 Second Round. There was generally a Christmassy trading type of feel about how the business that was currently being produced. Marcelle Saad has started to get busy with a range of jewellery type items with Christmas approaching.
Tina Walker mentioned the “C” word. Matt Barry was anticipating Christmas as being very very busy for him. Saj Sreedharan has been involved with Christmas decorations and lots of orders with a Christmassy feel. Vincent the Mayor or Gants Hill was looking to seasonal non-denominational cards which really means he is looking to Christmas.
Brian Painter feels he can deal with most phobias and the most recent challenge to him has been an air hostess with a fear of flying. I am considering consulting him over my phobia regarding Christmas Day.
Other contributions included the Naughty Corner, absent Stuart Smallcombe but by way of apparent recent induction, Vincent Goode who was trying his best to be Naughty. Howard Bullock outdid any naughtiness by declaring his washing machine has broken down and there was no apparent relief until Monday of next week. He had even gone down to wearing his lucky underpants but only for four for 4 days. To assist another member of the Naughty Corner Paul Booth, he pretended to look like an Ostrich and stuck his head between his knees which appeared to most of us to be a rather unpleasant piece of co-operation. Save for Brian Painter the School of Whimsey was absent. Apart from Allan Moller demonstrating an outside light which apparently has a sensor and looks different from normal ones and can be available through Alan doing whatever it does very well. I suppose that’s Whimsey.
Toby Acton gave his first 60 seconds as a fully-fledged member. He will be inducted next week.
The winner of the Oscar was Marcelle as awarded by Tina because of all of the various things she was selling was with Christmas in mind.
This weeks statistics and points of note
- 24 Members present
- 2 Visitors present
- 22 referrals
- Approximately £9,000.00 worth of business recorded.
- Marcelle Saad won the Oscar
Rupert Miles presentation.
One half an hour produced a clear indication of Rupert’s methods and approach, with a presentation that included a Flip Chart and some quizzes and questions of the members to show that we are a stupid as a lot of people that go to Rupert’s Seminars. It was a very useful insight into sales techniques and business related to this.
It was as well presented as we would have expected from someone who does it as a job but Rupert has an excellent technique and put over his points very effectively.
The group all wish Rupert success in the future and thank him for his contribution to the group during his short membership was cut short by the expansion of his business, hopefully partly through EBF.