Join us at the Best You Expo

Visit us at the Best You Expo – The UK’s Premier Personal Development Event. Speakers include Michelle Mone, Sharon Lechter and Hilary Devey – as well as our director Eszter Molnar Mills. You can meet us at exhibition stand 143 and in workshop room 8 on Sunday the 5th March at 2pm for a session on…

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7 questions for impactful leadership

Review of the Coaching Habit by Michael Bungay Stanier Your team sometimes just need a bit of support to shine. You can provide this support through changing your leadership approach to coaching. Helping people to find their own solutions is more impactful than giving advice, providing rules or direction. You can coach anytime, anywhere, and with…

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Impactful women leaders

Worldwide, at the lower levels of organisations over half of the staff members are female but if you look higher the number of women shrinks. Therefore, we’d like to share with you list of 5 impactful leaders who just happen to be female. Sheryl Sandberg – The COO of Facebook and founder of the Lean…

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#Girlboss review

Sophia Amoruso is an interesting and inspiring millennial. She is the founder of one of the fastest-growing retailers on the planet, Nasty Gal and the author of #Girlboss, a book about her and the company’s story. The business began with selling off vintage clothing and accessories on eBay, currently she is the leader of internationally…

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Where does the courage come in?

I fairly recently went to an event on Women’s Leadership Careers organised by the Chartered Management Institute’s (CMI) Women in Management (WiM) Network. The keynoter was none other than CMI’s CEO Ann Francke, an remarkably dynamic and engaging speaker. Ann shared her wealth of knowledge and experience about progressing in the ranks of organisations as…

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Celebrating women in leadership

Against the backdrop of Theresa May taking office as the UK’s second ever female Prime Minister and Hillary Clinton potentially becoming the first female President, women at work are still paid significantly less than men and there are fewer of them the higher up the management ranks you look. Yet there are some shining examples…

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The best LinkedIn Influencers

LinkedIn is the most known professional social networking platform; it encourages the world’s leading thinkers and innovators to be Influencers. As “leaders in their industries and geographies”, they explore news and trending topics. We recommend to follow these 7: Ryan Holmes, CEO of Hootsuite Hootsuite is a social media management resource, and its CEO is…

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The Financial Times Essential Guide to Negotiations

This book provides what it promises on the cover – how to achieve win-win outcomes in each of your business deals.  A straightforward, practical guide that lists what is required to achieve success. Geof Cox’s book comes with a great, logical and easy-to-follow structure: 1.Planning it 2.Doing it 3.Reviewing it The writer recognises and comments…

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Doing good, doing business

Social enterprise is a dynamic and also motivating way to do business, it’s an interesting and fast growing sector, a movement not only in the UK but around the globe. Social enterprises are businesses trading to address social problems, improve communities, people’s quality of life or the environment. It seems the same as charity work…

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Business approaches for tackling poverty

The authors suggest that few of the most sustainable and scalable solutions to poverty and deprivation are those based on business – instead of charitable – methods. This chimes with Melinda Gates’ TED talk about adaptable strategies from Coca Cola that could make non-profit organisations more effective. The practical guide, Scaling Up includes a wide…

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