A Warm Welcome to Chard Business Voice
Chard Business Voice (CBV) is a warm and friendly networking group that provides networking opportunities and business support for businesses in and around Chard, Somerset and further afield.
As Ambassadors for the Chard Business Community our aim is to guide, support, encourage and help local businesses to succeed by encouraging collaboration, and providing resources and educational opportunities for all.
Whether you’re an experienced networker or just starting up in business we’d be glad to welcome you along to any of our meetings or events.
A big thanks to Lentells whose help is invaluable in putting on the community, promotional and networking events.
The Capacity Model The Capacity Model demonstrates the importance of identifying and fulfilling current capacity in all areas before investing in new, larger capacity. This applies to plant, machinery, equipment, premises, people and all other resources. Whilst most...read more
Are you a boss or a leader? The boss drives group members; the leader coaches them. The boss depends upon authority; the leader on good will. The boss inspires fear; the leader inspires enthusiasm. The boss says “I”; the leader says “we”. The boss assigns the task;...read more
10 Barriers to Business Success Why is it that some businesses take their market by storm and grab the No 1 supplier spot while others seem to languish in the backwater? On the face of it they may not seem so very different – similar set up, same number of staff,...read more
9 Survival Strategies in a Difficult Market Know your Objectives In the short term it may simply be survival, but are you going to give up on early retirement or market leadership in 5 years? Know your Numbers How well do you grasp the concept of gross margins and...read more
Are you using Twitter in your business? If not the first thing is to consider where your market is hanging out. If your clients use Twitter then you need to be on it. Twitter can be good for your business if utilised effectively. Below are 7 reasons why your business...read more