YOGA EXPERIENCE WITH MPOWER NETWORK!

YOGA EXPERIENCE WITH MPOWER NETWORK!

This weekend we had the Mpower Yoga session at The Yoga House Nyali courtesy of Priya Chana.   When I got to the yoga studio first thing I noticed was the amount of natural light  and view of trees and grass the made the room soo tranquil. The yogi instructor Wellington took us through the theory of the moves and yoga generally. Yoga is about breathing, stretching and creating heat within your body  for stetching and to remove toxins from…

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BUSINESS AWARDS AND CHRISTMAS BAZAAR

BUSINESS AWARDS AND CHRISTMAS BAZAAR

The long Weekend 10th to 12th December , Jamuhuri( Freedom) Day was busy for Mpower Limited.   On Friday 10th December the Mpower Limited MD Janet Katisya attended the Mombasa Busness Awards Gala dinner at Whitesands Hotel with Rehema  Abdulaziz our member who has attended most of our events in 2016 . Rehema is the CEO of SUGAR AND SPICE CANDY DEN( check her lisiting on www.mpowerdirectory.com)  Thanks for the support Rehema.     The Mombasa Business Awards is an…

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Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff!

Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff!

“Sociologist Susan Walzer published a research article in 1996, called “Thinking About the Baby,” pointing to this household gender gap. Scholars had already documented that women, even those who worked full time, were doing the majority of what came to be called the “second shift”: the work that greets us when we come home from work.” http://time.com/money/4561314/women-work-home-gender-gap/?xid=time_socialflow_facebook Women in the workplace need to free their mind to think about the bigger aspects of life and not mundane housework aspects (which are…

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Trade Expos as a Way to Maximize Your Trade Show Marketing Investment

Trade Expos as a Way to Maximize Your Trade Show Marketing Investment

How to maximize Impact Exhibiting products or services at targeted trade expo shows provides entrepreneurs an opportunity to promote products, brand visibility, generate new leads, and push sales. Trade Expos also showcase the latest corporate trends, help you to acquire competitor insights, networking, and improve relations with present customers. Whether you are participating in an International Expo, an annual trade show, or a local expo exhibition, you’ll learn business ideas which will elevate your company to potential buyers, leveraging your…

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THE DO’S OF AN EXHIBITOR IN A TRADE FAIR

THE DO’S OF AN EXHIBITOR IN A TRADE FAIR

  – Acknowledge & welcome people into your booth cheerfully. If possible have one of your staff as a host/hostess at the front of the booth to usher people inside. Have a more experienced staff inside to receive them and take them through what you do.   – Stay confident and well groomed – Assume & treat everyone walking in as your big time customer – Build relationships – Know how to identify prospects and pick all leads – Educate…

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What can you do to get more customers this festive season? PART TWO

What can you do to get more customers this festive season? PART TWO

  by Caroline Gikonyo   What if your business is physical and you can’t meet each prospect in person? If you have a physical business, then invite the prospect to come and visit the business. Here’s what you do: Decide on what you can offer prospects during this season to entice them to come and visit your business. Before going for the event, print 2-sided business cards with your contacts on the front and the offer on the back. If…

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CHOOSING YOUR LIFE PARTNER

CHOOSING YOUR LIFE PARTNER

A bright sunny Saturday afternoon I decided to join Sally Mahihu of Seasoned Woman in her forum at Bahari Beach.   Sall took us through 7 types of men to AVOID! Since I m a postive thinker I recorded some of the considerations on choosing who you want to marry or have a relationship with.   Choose the person you want. Have our list of values( of course someone on earth not an angel) Follow our GUT or intuition and…

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THE DONT’S OF AN EXHIBITOR AT TRADE FAIR

THE DONT’S OF AN EXHIBITOR AT TRADE FAIR

  An exhibition is more than a place of making sales…it’s a point to make valuable business contacts, create lasting impression to your prospective clientele, and much more. If you want to exhibit successfully, please consider practicing the following :- – Do not hide your identity. Stand out! Have an amazing signage.Let people know who you are. – Do not make people guess what is new in your business, make it obvious. You can use “NEW” signs – Do not…

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THE EMPOWERED WOMAN BY STYLE BY ELLA

THE EMPOWERED WOMAN BY STYLE BY ELLA

Stella Mapenzi is an African fashion designer in Mombasa. She is the lead designer of Ella Marie Fashions. She is an accontant by day and fashion designer and fashion enthusiast by night. She was  a nominee for Fashion Designer at the Pwani Celebrity Awards 2016. Stella is an avid blogger on herblog Style by Ella features fashion and women empowerment. She is the founder and administrator of Mombasa Fashion Market Group on Facebook.She is the go to fashion lady in…

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What can you do to get more customers this festive season?  PART ONE by Caroline Gikonyo

What can you do to get more customers this festive season?  PART ONE by Caroline Gikonyo

(Note: While this article focuses on service businesses, any business person can use these tips to make new connections when attending physical networking events) (Image Credit: Stuart Miles at Free Digital Photos) Service business are especially challenged when it comes to marketing. This is because services are not tangible. A prospective customer will only know whether the service has worked for them after they have purchased it or used it in a demo. Each day, business owners are bombarded with…

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