Bedford Drive hears 12 rules of business and life

Tim Pain

Drive, the Partnership Network, has held its first meeting at the new look Bedford Heights, hearing from Tim Pain, MD of Verve Developments Ltd, who own the building.

Tim described how he uses 12 rules to balance professional and personal life, always making time for his family: “I’ve been in business a long time but must admit when I was first asked to speak at the Drive event at Bedford Heights I did wonder what advice I could share with other business owners. When it came to writing my talk, I realised there are 12 clear rules which have dominated my career and which also filter into my personal life, and which I believe have helped me create a successful business.”

Tim went on to encourage the audience to always act with integrity and be the best they can be as they grow their businesses, and illustrated his talk with stories of the inspiring people who have mentored him along the way.

You can read Tim’s 12 Rules

Drive is a group for business owners who now meet once a month at Bedford Heights to learn from other business owners about how to grow a business that gives them a great life as well as a great living.

Helen Lindop, Leader of the Bedford Drive group, said: “Drive is also an online networking community and there was a lot of discussion on the Facebook group after the event with people talking about the ‘takeaways’ from Tim’s talk.”

Next month’s Drive meeting is on 18 October to find out more and to book a place, head

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