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The Business of Cycles

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Strained and disillusioned with your business?  Don’t panic – it’s quite normal and a natural part of the journey to having a mature and truly viable business.  Remember that day when you and your fellow stakeholders were inspired to launch your business. How exciting was that!  Seems an age ago now, doesn’t it?  The commitment you all made. […]

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Be More Than Just An Effective Leader, Build Your Leadership Skills to Be A Great One

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Consider the last time you heard a truly inspiring speech.Some of you may be old enough to recall JFK’s moon speech and his motivational words that we do things “not because they are easy, but because they are hard.”Here at home, most of us can recall former Prime Minister Tony Blair’s speech shortly after the […]

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How To Overcome Feeling Overwhelmed

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How to overcome feeling overwhelmed – A guided tour   Feeling overwhelmed?  There’s no irony in reading this article if you have 1,000 other things to do. The truth is, you’ve secretly discovered one of the best coping strategies for the overwhelmed. “I’ve never worried about having too much to cope with…” – No one. Ever.We all have those days, some […]

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Chasing Unicorns?

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Whilst Mrs May is busy chasing unicorns with her vision of post-Brexit Britain, UK businesses have proven themselves to be rather better at growing an entirely different type of ‘unicorn’. Wherever you stand on Brexit, there’s no denying there are storm clouds ahead. The rumour mill is running overtime and whether we’re facing a transitional period […]

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Cut The Business Jargon

“Let’s touch base offline, we’ve got some blue sky thinking to run up the flagpole before close of play.”  As corporate life stands today, the above business jargon probably wouldn’t raise an eyebrow. Strange to think however that this infestation of ‘management speak’ has its roots in Russian Mysticism.  According to the book Business Bullshit by […]

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The Art of Great Conversation

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“What a great conversation…”  I’d hear that phrase often as my parents rescued me from my indifferent babysitter. I didn’t care much for the after-dinner party debrief, but I’d remember being fascinated by the art of the conversation. Oddly though, try as they might, they could never seem to remember what this great conservation had […]

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