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How to Master Virtual Networking

For many of us, when COVID-19 hit, it felt as though we went, almost overnight, from a society in which business was primarily conducted in meeting rooms, offices, coffee shops and other social spaces, at […]

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How to start your own street food business

Miranda Roberts is one half of the team who set up Shrimpy. After seven years of running Shrimpy successfully, and sometimes not so successfully, she’s learned a thing or two about what can make an […]

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How to plan your podcast

In this article, podcasting expert and early adopter Gilly Smith covers the four key areas you need to consider when writing a proposal for your podcast, which will help focus your mind and take your […]

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Top LinkedIn Tips

Recruiters and hiring managers are inclined to review potential candidates on the internet before inviting them for interview so it is important to get savvy about your social media footprint. At present, Facebook, Twitter and […]

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How to influence people

Everyone wants to know how to be more influential. But most of us don’t really think we can have the kind of magnetism or charisma that we associate with someone like Bill Clinton or Oprah […]

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How to stay focused when you work from home

I have been working from home for years now and I like to think that I am a bit of a pro at making sure that I get everything done without spending hours on YouTube. […]

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How to understand statistics

When was the last time you read a controversial statement, accompanied by a ‘convincing’ number, and wondered whether it could really be true? Statistics are vital in helping us tell stories and yet in recent […]

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Why you need a transforming experience to be unreasonably successful

What are the ingredients for unreasonable success and how is it achieved? How do people of seemingly ordinary talent go on to achieve unexpected results? What can we learn from them? In tracing the lives […]

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What sport can teach us about team dynamics and managing ‘mavericks’

Performance psychologist Tom Young has worked closely with teams and individuals at the highest level of professional sport. He has seen how leaders in these high-pressure environments communicate, how they handle pressure, maintain focus and […]

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How to increase your productivity through deep working

Ever got to the end of a long day at work and thought, What have I even done today? Ever wondered how many times you checked your phone, looked out the window, or even walked […]

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How to navigate work and family distractions during lockdown

While studies have shown that working from home can improve performance by 13–22 percent by reducing the noise, I suspect those houses were pretty quiet. Today, as we sit in our confinement, we are trying […]

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The 4 Day Week: a business solution for the post-COVID-19 world

Perpetual Guardian sparked global media fascination when Barnes introduced its flexible work model, after it successfully trialed and implemented the four-day week, resulting in a 20% lift in employee productivity, a 27% reduction in work […]

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