The Three P’s of successful negotiation

“Everything is negotiable. Whether or not the negotiation is easy is another thing.” – Carrie Fisher Are you any good at negotiating? We all have to negotiate from time to time. In fact we probably do it more often than … Read More

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Love your job every day (thanks to the 3 bucket challenge)

Love your job each day with my 3 bucket challenge

“Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love … Read More

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Make your team stronger with pictures

“Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.” – Henry Ford Every team is different, so it makes sense that thinking about your group personality is a great way of strengthening your team’s brand values … Read More

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Fear of failure

Fear of Failure

“I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” – Thomas A. Edison What scares you the most about failure? You were not born feeling afraid of failing. When you were first learning to walk, did you … Read More

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declutter

4 ways to declutter your work and mind

Feeling overwhelmed? You are not alone. In a recent report by the Deloitte University press, 65% of executives surveyed said that the “overwhelmed employee” was an urgent or important trend, while 44% said they were not ready to deal with … Read More

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leader

What sort of leader are you?

“No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself, or to get all the credit for doing it”. – Andrew Carnegie OK, here’s a quick exercise for you. If I say the word “leader” who … Read More

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asking for help

Why asking for help is a sign of strength

“My success was due to good luck, hard work, and support and advice from friends and mentors. But most importantly, it depended on me to keep trying after I had failed.” – Mark Warner Recently I did a 20 mile … Read More

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work/life balance

The ONE thing you can do to improve your work/life balance

“It’s all about quality of life and finding a happy balance between work and friends and family.” – Philip Green According to the Mental Health Foundation (MHF), work related stress costs Britain 10.4 million working days a year. But the … Read More

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4 Ways that you can say No at work (and stop being such a pushover)

No is a very small word. But not being able to say it at work could have big implications. If you always say “yes” to everything you may be briefly popular with your boss or customers, but you risk causing … Read More

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inspire your team

Three ways you can inspire your team (and what to do when your inspiration levels plummet)

“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more and become more, you are a leader” – John Quincy Adams As a leader, it’s your responsibility to develop your team. Of course, you’re responsible for making sure they have … Read More

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