Author: Graham Harding

November 5, 2018 Graham Harding

  The Khyber Pass – immortalised in the film “Carry on Up the Khyber” – actually filmed in North Wales – is now wholly in Pakistan following Partition in the late 1940s. Prior to Partition there was a Masonic Lodge (Khyber Lodge) founded in Peshawar in the 1850. A strong Lodge even though it wasn’t…

September 26, 2018 Graham Harding

During this Summer one of my many customers was Ubiquitous Risk Solutions  based on the Surrey/Berkshire/Hampshire borders. Frequently though their clients are worldwide as they provide a range of services including Personal Security, Residential Security, Bodyguards, and Counter Terrorism Briefing. They also provide training in these areas too. As part of their Summer Marketing campaign,…

May 17, 2018 Graham Harding

Do you remember the London Olympics ? The hype ? The exhiliation ? Super Saturday ? My wife and I were lucky enough to get tickets for the Gymnastics on Day 1 at the O2 (or whatever it was called then). We had watched the opening ceremony until silly o’clock the night before and at…

May 4, 2018 Graham Harding

  When I started my business I didn’t have a website, as there was a proprietary website for all the ‘My Little Wrappers’ around the country. However, as time moved on, more and more of us sought to have our own website. It was while I was in this consideration phase, I was telephoned out…

April 25, 2018 Graham Harding

  One thing I’ve learnt is you never know who your next customer will be. 8 years ago, just before Christmas, the phone rang.   “Woof” It was Archer on the phone dog and bone. “Hello”, I said. “Woof, woof, woof, woof, woof, woof ? Indeed I do. “Woof, woof, woof” Certainly.. but you will…

April 18, 2018 Graham Harding

This is the second of 10 blogs highlighting a particular wrapper than I used during each of my first 10 years in business.     Today’s example comes from my second year of trading. I had joined a networking organisation and met one of my first business customers. A lady called Olein Webster. She ran…

April 16, 2018 Graham Harding

This is the first of 10 blogs highlighting a particular wrapper than I used during each of my first 10 years in business. This first one, was an opportunistic sale. It was the middle of June, relatively warm, and I was walking in to Camberley Town Centre. One of the pubs I passed (I believe,…

January 24, 2018 Graham Harding

MyLittleWrapper provided branded bars to Think Differently during the Summer of 2017 which were well received.   In January 2018, Maggy Jackson, the owner of Think Differently relaunched and rebranded her services. Her new website (www.thinkdifferently.org.uk) shows the wide range of activities that Think Differently can help with. These include Integrative Counselling, Mentoring, Mindfulness Meditation…

January 2, 2018 Graham Harding

Happy New Year!   The New Year gives lots of opportunities to refresh and re-invigorate. Use the first few days to plan the weeks/months ahead…then go, go go! Whatever you do.. enjoy 2018 and I hope it is a prosperous one for you.

August 17, 2017 Graham Harding

If you every wander around an exhibition, every business is vying for your attention. Each business is trying so say ‘talk to me.. talk to me’. Many of the exhibitors will run a competition to win a bottle of champagne or something similar – all for getting your business card into their CRM.   Exhibitions…