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Choose To Be Happy At Work

As a business coach and trainer, I hear lots of stories of people not feeling fulfilled or simply being downright unhappy at work. But since we spend at a least a 3rd of our life there, surely to be happy during the hours of business, whilst at the office or doing the job you do […]

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  • 01/08/2011

4 Essential Leadership Skills

Focusing on strong leadership skills is essential to any business, no matter what the size, no matter what the economic climate. No one needs to tell you how unbalanced the last couple of years have been. An indispensable part of the entrepreneurial procedure is to be willing to learn and grow your leadership qualities, two […]

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  • 28/07/2011

Helping Business Out Of Recession

The effects of economic recession have been intense on businesses around the world, making it tough for businesses of all sizes to succeed and in many cases even keep their head above water. Still, there are many businesses that have managed to come out of the recession untouched. However, these are the businesses that have […]

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  • 18/07/2011

Make Life Work- eBook

Price: £35.00   Make Life Work: The Art of Epic Thinking …is an eBook designed specifically to redefine your idea making process and accelerate your journey towards achieving the success you want. Whether you class yourself as ‘spiritual’, in-touch with your ‘mind-body connection’…or think it all a load of New Age hocus-pocus, this book will […]

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  • 15/07/2011

Communication For Successful Businesses

Having effective communication in the workplace is necessary for any type of productivity for a business, particularly coming out of a recession. However, many companies choose to avoid implementing any type of effective communication. And this is where some companies make their biggest mistake. Working with a business coach can help your employees understand the importance of effective communication […]

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  • 15/07/2011

How To Build Employee Motivation

Since the recession, and even before the recession, the question I’m asked more than any other by clients and prospective clients is, “how do I motivate my staff?” So, today’s blog entry is designed to go some way towards answering that very important part of running a successful company or department. One of the roles […]

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  • 13/07/2011

Building a Powerful Team

The significance of powerful teams, communicating freely and at the highest level, is essential in order to succeed in today’s business world. For some, an effective and valuable team structure can be difficult to achieve, especially for businesses still feeling the after effects of the recent world downturn. A major part of my business nowadays […]

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  • 11/07/2011

What Do You Believe About Business?

Feeling passionate for what you do in business is always affected by what you believe. No matter what you say out loud, the ‘inner voice’ is the one you listen to most. It’s role is to encourage you to move forwards, but what if it criticises and pulls you back from the success you really […]

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  • 08/07/2011

Network, What Network?

In business, your network is your strength. I don’t think I need to tell you this, but it never hurts to be reminded just how much of your business, employees, funding, and ideas come from introductions everywhere, even during casual dinners with friends. If you’re like most people, your network ebbs and flows; you make […]

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  • 06/07/2011

Get Out of Your Cave

Get Out of Your Cave BNI founder and networking expert, Dr Ivan Misner, suggests you should ‘get out of your cave’, meaning you should step out of whatever your comfort zone is once in a while and introduce some new networking dynamics, to keep things fresh. The summer is a great time to consider venturing […]

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  • 29/06/2011