Honest & reliable advice from Andrew Dobbin

Honest & reliable advice from Andrew Dobbin

+ZERO “YOUR” Business

We hear a lot today about the word ZERO. We hear it around the subject of energy and diets. Governments and companies are on a mission to be NET ZERO. We also see ZERO regarding food and drink where there is ZERO SUGAR etc. Zero in these circumstances is seen as a massive positive in society.…

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Be more Productive with Time Blocking

Time blocking is a productivity technique that involves scheduling specific blocks of time for different tasks or activities throughout the day. This method offers several benefits: Increased Focus and Productivity: Time blocking helps you allocate dedicated time to specific tasks, reducing distractions and increasing focus. Concentrating on one task at a time often allows you…

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The Right Mentor to Help You Grow in Your Career and Personal Life

The Right Mentor to Help You Grow in Your Career and Personal Life

It is important to have the right mentor, particularly in Belfast where entrepreneurs thrive and professionals strive for excellence. Business mentoring in Belfast is a powerful tool for professional and personal growth. It offers individuals the opportunity to tap into seasoned mentors’ wealth of knowledge and experiences. Let’s look into finding the perfect mentor in…

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Building a Powerful Mentor-Mentee Partnership: Nurturing a Growth Mindset in Business

Building a Powerful Mentor-Mentee Partnership: Nurturing a Growth Mindset in Business

Success often hinges on the ability to adapt, innovate, and learn continuously in the landscape of modern business. As ambitious professionals, we understand the value of seeking guidance from those who have walked the path before us. The mentor-mentee relationship is a time-honoured tradition that has propelled countless individuals to greatness, but to truly thrive…

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Becoming a Mentor: Guiding Others Towards Success through Mastermind Groups

Becoming a Mentor: Guiding Others Towards Success through Mastermind Groups

As business and professional development continue to change, the job of a mentor has become more important. Mentors not only possess a wealth of knowledge and experience, but also have the unique ability to inspire and empower others to reach their full potential. Among the many forms of mentorship, mastermind groups have emerged as a…

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The Power of Mentorship: How a Mentor Can Change Your Life

The Power of Mentorship: How a Mentor Can Change Your Life

Achieving success in the dynamic realm of business involves more than sheer determination and hard work. For this reason, entrepreneurs and professionals seeking to thrive in today’s competitive landscape are increasingly turning to the invaluable tool of mentorship. The impact of a mentor can be profound, guiding individuals on a journey of personal and professional…

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Qualities to Look for in a Business Mentor

Qualities to Look for in a Business Mentor

Are you searching for a business mentor, but unsure about the qualities to prioritise? If so, read this blog. Mentors are crucial in the competitive business world. Business mentors help entrepreneurs navigate the corporate world by providing advice, support, and vital insights. Whether you’re a budding entrepreneur in Northern Ireland or a seasoned business owner…

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Building a Strong Relationship with Your Business Mentor

Building a Strong Relationship with Your Business Mentor

Having a business mentor can significantly impact your entrepreneurial journey. However, it’s not enough to simply find a mentor; building a strong relationship with them is crucial to maximise the benefits of business mentoring in Belfast. So, in this blog, we will explore essential tips for cultivating a meaningful and fruitful relationship with your business…

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Qualities to Look for in a Business Mentor

Measuring the ROI of Business Mentorship

What if you could learn the strategies and mindset that set successful entrepreneurs and professionals apart, allowing you to overcome challenges and achieve extraordinary business growth? What are the possibilities? At The Business Mindset, we understand the profound impact that business mentorship can have on your journey to success. It is the catalyst that propels…

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Overcoming Challenges in Business Mastermind Group Dynamics

Overcoming Challenges in Business Mastermind Group Dynamics

Don’t face business challenges alone. Get the support, insights, and accountability you need to thrive. One powerful resource that entrepreneurs and professionals often turn to is a business mastermind group. These groups bring together like-minded individuals who are driven to achieve success, share knowledge, and collectively solve problems. However, navigating the dynamics of a mastermind…

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Strategies for Building a Strong Relationship with Your Business Coach

Strategies for Building a Strong Relationship with Your Business Coach

Are you considering hiring a business coach, but unsure how to establish a strong and productive relationship with them? Having a successful business demands more than just hard work and determination. It requires guidance, support, and expertise to navigate the challenges and make strategic decisions. This is where a business coach may help. A business…

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The Role of Accountability in Business Mastermind Groups

The Role of Accountability in Business Mastermind Groups

The city of Belfast is a hub of action for entrepreneurs and professionals who are constantly exploring avenues to enhance their business achievements. One powerful resource that has gained significant popularity is the concept of a business mastermind group. A business mastermind group, Belfast, brings together like-minded individuals from diverse industries who are driven to…

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Tips for Being an Effective Business Mentor

Tips for Being an Effective Business Mentor

Have you ever considered the profound impact you can make by becoming an effective business mentor? Mentorship plays a pivotal role in personal and professional development. Whether you’re an experienced entrepreneur or a seasoned executive, sharing your knowledge, insights, and experiences as a business mentor can have a profound impact on the success of others.…

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Creating a Positive and Supportive Environment in Your Business Mastermind Group

Creating a Positive and Supportive Environment in Your Business Mastermind Group

Are you longing for a positive and supportive environment that propels your business success, but unsure of how to create it? Entrepreneurs and professionals recognize the importance of collaboration, assistance, and shared knowledge in Northern Ireland’s dynamic economic scene. A business mastermind group Northern Ireland is one great resource that nurtures these qualities. A business…

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The Role of a Business Mentor in Personal and Professional Growth

Are you feeling stuck or unsure about how to reach your personal and professional goals?  It’s totally normal to feel this way.  As a professional or business owner, personal and professional growth should always be a priority. But sometimes, knowing where to start or how to progress towards your goals can be challenging.  The good…

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The Role of Business Mentoring in Developing Leadership Skills

In today’s fast-paced and competitive business world, leadership skills have become increasingly important for professionals and businesses. Strong leadership skills can help drive growth, innovation, and success in the workplace.  But not everyone is born with natural leadership abilities, and even those who are can benefit from guidance and support. That’s where business mentoring comes…

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How a Business Mentor Can Help You Achieve Your Goals

In today’s fast-paced business world, setting and achieving goals is crucial for success. But it can be challenging to determine the most effective strategies to achieve those goals, especially when you are facing challenges, obstacles, and uncertainties. This is where a business mentor can help. A business mentor is an experienced and knowledgeable professional who…

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The Benefits of Business Mentoring: A Guide for Professionals

Are you looking to take your career or business to the next level? Have you considered the benefits of having a business mentor?  Business mentoring is a powerful tool that can provide professionals with guidance, support, and opportunities for growth.  In this blog, we’ll explore the benefits of business mentoring and why it’s essential for…

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Overcoming Challenges in Business Mastermind Group Dynamics

The Benefits of Having a Business Mentor: A Guide for Entrepreneurs

As a business owner, navigating the dynamic landscape of entrepreneurship can be daunting. With critical decisions to be made that can profoundly influence your success, it’s natural to feel overwhelmed.  However, there’s no need to shoulder this burden on your own.  Having the help of a business mentor can be one of the most worthwhile…

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The Role of a Business Mentor in Helping You Achieve Your Goals

The Role of a Business Mentor in Helping You Achieve Your Goals

  Picture this: You’re a small business owner, and you’ve poured your heart and soul into building your company from scratch. You’ve invested countless hours into developing your products and services, building a website, and marketing your business. You’re proud of what you’ve accomplished, but you’re also feeling overwhelmed by the sheer amount of work…

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A Marketing Reminder

A Marketing Reminder

Quote of the week “The significance of the cherry blossom tree in Japanese culture goes back hundreds of years. In their country, the cherry blossom represents the fragility and the beauty of life. It’s a reminder that life is almost overwhelmingly beautiful but that it is also tragically short.” Homaro Cantu This past week I attended…

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The Power of Relationships

The Power of Relationships

The Power of Relationships Quote of the week “Trust is the glue of life. It’s the most essential ingredient in effective communication. It’s the foundational principle that holds all relationships.” Stephen Covey How important are relationships to you and your business? “Relationships are Important” John Ruhlin in his recent email stated: Relationships take you places that traditional…

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Practice Makes Perfect

STOP Practising!

Everyone seems to have a saying that they believe in. I am sure you have heard that quality is better than quantity. Is that true? Can we not have quality and quantity? In Christian circles, I have heard it said that someone was so heavenly-minded that they were of no earthly use. I have also…

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Where are they?

What type of people are you looking to deal with? What sort of people should we be spending time with? I remember once listening to a business person who always flew first class or business class when making business trips. He reckoned that the type of people he wanted to connect with would be there. Where do…

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5 Success Reasons to Engage in a Powerful Mastermind Group

5 Success Reasons to Engage in a Powerful Mastermind Group

Over these past number of years, in the business world, we have lived in constant change. For many, this has caused many challenges with personnel, financially and personally. Business owners have had to adapt and pivot in many different ways.  People have had to learn to work from home, adapt to hybrid working and manage…

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You and Your Business with Alec Drew & Andrew Dobbin

You and Your Business with Alec Drew & Andrew Dobbin

Alec Drew – The Business Expert interviews Andrew Dobbin of The Business Mindset on You and Your Business 20/8/21. Andrew Dobbin is the owner of The Business Mindset where he focuses on business mentoring, mastermind groups and marketing via referrals. He is also the franchise owner for BNI in Northern Ireland and an active member…

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Going the eXtra mile by Andrew Dobbin of The Business Mindset

Going the eXtra mile

Do you ever have a day where everything seems to go wrong from the start? Everything seems dark and even the light at the end of the tunnel is the train coming. The rain cloud follows you around all day. The situation that many find themselves in is covered up with, I am doing ok. Last week…

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Andrew Dobbin presenting new material

According to the dictionary, I am a cyclist

Are you a cyclist? I was explaining to someone recently that I wasn’t a cyclist. I knew what I meant but the person explained that I was. The dictionary definition is – a person who rides a bicycle. According to the dictionary, I am a cyclist. Are you cyclist now as well? When I said I…

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Do you “always” buy cheap? I’m sure you don’t

Do you “always” buy cheap? I’m sure you don’t. Years ago one of my assistant managers in ATS Euromaster told me one of the biggest problems in pricing was us! We put barriers to our own pricing. It is always good to have different options. Michelin has its own premium brand but they also make a…

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Connect, Collaborate & Create

Connect, Collaborate & Create

On Saturday I had the privilege to present some new material to PSA members on Connect, Collaborate & Create. One of the greatest dangers is that in today’s world we may seem to be well connected yet we have little connection. An anthropologist Robert Dunbar is known for the “Dunbar’s Number” Dunbar’s number is a…

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