Upcoming Events


Thursday 27th October 2016 – Manchester

Following the success of the second UK national business mentoring conference held in London earlier this year, the ABM is now hosting the first Northern Business Mentoring Conference. This is a unique, all day event to help you improve and enhance the quality of business mentoring you give your mentees.



We have chosen to hold our Northern Business Conference on 27th October to take part and celebrate the UK’s official National Mentoring Day.


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ABM News

Our 2016 Conference

Our 2016 Conference sponsored by Sage, Rift and Constant Contact was classed as a great success not just by us but according to survey results. Another thank you to our sponsors, members and others who made it so. Please watch our video by Cher. Read more

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Our Patron Sean Gallagher is an experienced entrepreneur who is passionate about both providing and receiving business mentoring. Read more

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The Mentoring Manual – Julie Starr
Your step by step guide to being a better mentor.
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Setting up and running a sucessful business.
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Develop your business strategy on just one simgle page!
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There are 5 types of salesperson…..

When we divide-up the sales population it looks something like this. The circle represents all of those who are in the sales profession.The space between the pyramid and the inside of the circle indicates all of those in selling who are there for all of the wrong reasons. Some examples of those ‘wrong reasons’ are:. Read more

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Good questioning — great sales (part 2)

In part one we concentrated on key areas of sales preparation – with the aim of building a real appreciation of what is happening on the customer’s side of the desk. Now we turn our attention to how we can capitalise on this as the dialogue progresses ahead of the presentation. Solutions and problems Revelation. Read more

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