The blind spot in Gender-Equality discussions

Two days ago I read a shared LinkedIn post from a young lady insisting that a job advertised encouraging “Female Applicants” was “Gender Bias” and not creating Job Equality. It went on to note – ” if we want to preach Equality as women, posts highlighting ‘Female Applicants Encouraged to Apply’ is counterproductive to acquiring…

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Are you a ‘Me-Me’ Manager? Consider this…

It’s my project It’s my department It’s my idea It’s my people It’s my initiatives It’s my sweat It’s my business philosophy. Now, think of how much difference it would make if you were to switch out the word ‘ME’ for ‘OUR’ in your message. It’s our project It’s our department It’s our idea It’s our…

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The Lemon Tree of Entrepreneurship

It was about 18 months ago I got all excited about an advertisement in my towns local paper about the sale of lemon trees. On the mid-page, potted lemon trees bore bright, plump and beautiful yellow fruit that made me think of a hot summer’s day squeezing the juice to my personally handpicked lemonade recipe.…

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Daily dose of inspiration when all seems lost. Mindset Focus

Some days are rough. Days when nothing goes right and you feel like you’re doing everything wrong. You know those days when you just want to go to bed and live under your covers for the rest of the day. But even on those days you’re doing great. Those hard days are filled with lessons…

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Enough putting your life on hold, start living your dreams now.

That idea that’s been stirring in your heart, it’s time to begin working on it. Don’t let all those questions that are filling your head distract you, just start. Why? Because you’ve sat on this brilliant idea for far too long. You’ve been telling yourself that things need to be perfect and they really don’t.…

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We all need a bit of inspiration

Have you ever felt the need to return to your favourite quote to remind yourself of why you’re doing everything you do? The reason you must push on? Well, I do. It’s in a way, a mechanism for keeping the path – concise, clear and focused. Over time, I’ve come across many quotes, but as a…

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Feeling Stuck?

Feeling a bit stuck? Ask yourself what can you do to make someone’s day better. Instead of focusing on yourself and your problems, look towards your nearest and dearest. Little things you do for the people that matter in your life can really add up and make a big difference. Try it – listen to…

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A growing trend on Instagram and why you need to recognise it when building your brand.

Today I came across sponsored content on Instagram like I had many times before, but this one really struck a nerve that I just had to share with you. Scrolling through the feed – it showcased a very clean, neatly curated selection of photos which highlighted“ a before and after snap of an Instagram PAGE…

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Is Handwriting really becomming a lost art? I’d hate to think so…

I’ve read a piece not too long ago where it was suggested that ‘handwriting’ is becoming a lost art. What do you think about that?  

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