Welcome to the unique
Business Village Networking experience

  • Opportunities to meet like-minded professionals
  • Give & receive referrals and business advice
  • No costly membership or subscription fees
  • Relaxed informal atmosphere
  • For established businesses and start-ups
  • Informative presentations
  • Breakfast - choice of cooked or continental
  • ...all for only £10 per week
This is what makes Business Village
. . . a meeting of minds - not just businesses
Business Village Meets
Every Thursday from 7.30 until 9 @ Campanile Hotel, Delta Business Park, Swindon
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Members' Blog Feed

These blog posts are written by our members and syndicated from their own websites. Clicking a link will take you to their website.

feeling the force

Last week I talked about celebrating mistakes, and that was still fresh in mind when I read something on social media about trusting your instincts and that makes a nice connection. I am a firm believer in having a decision making process and using that to constantly fine tune the way that you move forwards, […]

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why not celebrate your failures?

It is always great to talk about your successes, But for a few months now I have been writing about projects where have had problems, where we made mistakes, didn’t cover all of the angles, made assumptions or maybe took our eye off the ball types of scenario. The importance of these situations is how […]

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back to the floor over the pond

My passion for going back to the floor has been covered here before, but over the last month I have been able to experience a little of it during my travels across the pond. One of the things that surprised me was the reaction of colleagues. The US, in general, is a lot more egalitarian […]

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let’s outlaw management speak

Following on from last week and some of the things I mentioned on meetings another aspect jarred with me the other day; management speak. I was listening to a panel discussion and really should have written down some of the phrases used so that I could repeat them here, but I was so mesmerised that […]

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meetings; what a waste of time

Is that how you feel about meetings? It certainly reflected my view for much of my management time and influenced the way that I ran meetings myself. And whilst much of the fault lies with the participants, the real blame for a bad meeting lies with the person chairing. From the early 1980s I have […]

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