Back at work

Sometimes life happens too quickly to keep up with blogging.
The final professional days of last week were very busy with looking at potential new office premises and attending team meetings.
Also, on Friday, I said a sad “goodbye”to Barbara Trotter, my trusty business manager for the last 2 years.
After a holiday weekend here in the UK, I’m back at the coalface this morning, catching up on over 75 client and team emails from the back end of last week and focusing my head on the coming few days.
Today is set aside for my biggest client, who has hired me for 10 days this year to facilitate the meetings of his marketing team and help get his lead generation and lead conversion systems buzzing again.
Later today I will also be meeting with a well-known and global book publisher to discuss an exciting new project that I am keeping under wraps for the moment.
In 1980 I joined a sales organisation and excelled for 5 years. On the whiteboard behind my desk I wrote the words “activity is the key” – nothing has changed.


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Chris Barrow

Chris Barrow has been active as a consultant, trainer and coach to the UK dental profession for over 20 years. As a writer, his blog enjoys a strong following and he is a regular contributor to the dental press. Naturally direct, assertive and determined, he has the ability to reach conclusions quickly, as well as the sharp reflexes and lightness of touch to innovate, change tack and push boundaries. In 2014 he appeared as a “castaway” in the first season of the popular reality TV show “The Island with Bear Grylls”. His main professional focus is as Coach Barrow, providing coaching and mentorship to independent dentistry.