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stuck in a rut

Get Out Of A Rut With These 7 Tips

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Are you stuck in a rut? Are you jumping out of bed each morning filled with exuberance for the day or are you dreading it because you have over-committed yourself and now feel exhausted and pressured to keep achieving? Well then, it’s time to make some changes. No big reinventions but just a few tweaks…

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Success Stories: An Interview With Barinder Hothi Of The Knowledge Academy

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We held our first regional final for the Forward Ladies National Awards 2017 last week in London, and what a fantastic afternoon it was! We had a superb talk from the very inspirational Barinder Hothi. Today we’re excited to bring you our interview with our London & the South speaker Barinder Hothi, co-founder of The Knowledge Academy…

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When You Wish Upon A Dream

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Wendy Hobbs is a property lawyer, author and a board supporter for Dreams and Wishes, a wonderful non-profit charity set up by Mr Tony Curtis MBE that supports seriously ill children and their families. Wendy was invited by the charity to write a book to inspire the children. She wrote ‘Claudia’s Special Wish’ a beautifully illustrated magical…

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Forward Ladies Celebrates the Success of Business Women in London and the South

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Forward Ladies has announced the winners of the National Awards for 2017, sponsored by HSBC. The Awards took place on Friday at a celebration lunch at the Hilton London Tower Bridge, before an audience of senior and influential business leaders. Photography: Silvana Trevale; Words: Gill Bowker  The esteemed National Awards were introduced eight years ago…

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Female Entrepreneur – Champion of your own destiny

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“You can have all the intellect, but nobody can prepare you for the emotional investment or the sheer graft of running your own business.” Owner and MD of Forward Ladies, Griselda Togobo began her career as an electrical engineer before moving into accountancy. She talks about the challenges of working in a male-dominated sector and…

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How To Be More Confident

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Exactly how does one get more confident. Today I wanted to talk about confidence and how it affects the results we get in business. Every day we read the papers and hear stories of big companies going bust or having a big drop in share prices because the market has lost confidence in the business,…

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stress

The End Of Work/Life Balance

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“How’s your work/life balance?” they ask. “Really great,” replies no one ever. Words by Annabel Rivkin & Emilie McMeekan from themidult.com; Work/life balance is in itself a self-punishing phrase conjuring up, as it does, that image of scales, of justice. And seeing as things take constant readjustment, constant tweaking, you are set up for guaranteed…

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The Woman Who Has Made The Perfect Choice

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Read about the woman who has made the perfect career choice. Emma McGuigan is the senior MD of technology UK & Ireland for Accenture and the business sponsor for the global technology talent strategy. Her expertise is in large scale systems architecture and delivery management, and during her career she has worked with clients on…

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impact and influence

3 Proven Steps to Increase Your Influence

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When was the last time you thought about how you influence others; or how others influence you? No matter how important or hardworking we are, we cannot succeed without the help, cooperation and guidance of others. The ability to influence, with a positive impact, is one of the most challenging skills for business leaders at…

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