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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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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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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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Celebrate success

Every Success Is Hard Won, Celebrate It – This Is Why 

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“Women are often given less credit for successful outcomes and blamed more for failures. And when we celebrate our accomplishments, we are often penalised for self-promotion. As a result, women’s contributions can go unnoticed. When women celebrate one another’s accomplishments, we’re all lifted up. ”  Sheryl Sandberg People Magazine Words: Griselda Togobo; Image: Suzy Mitchell …

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