Women In Business can be successful

The world is full of strong, ambitious, committed, and dedicated women in Business. Some want to conquer it while others just want a better future for their loved ones and rightly so. In the business world women have become successful bosses; running their own companies or leading major ones.  For example  if you look at the early centuries, women have made their way to the top changing the world with their leadership qualities. Look at Katharine Graham; she became the first female CEO of the Washington Post in 1972, a 500 fortune company. Her legacy is an inspiration to women in
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How to ask effectively

How many times have you wanted to ask someone for something but to afraid to ask incase you dont ask effectively? Most people have an in built fear of hearing the word NO. My Father always used to tell me “if you don’t ask you don’t get”. How true this is. You would be amazed at the reaction you will get by straight forward asking for exactly what you want. Ask exactly but in a nice way so there is no confusion to how it can be interpreted. The person being asked must be under no doubt of what you
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Our Leaders of the Future – lacking soft skills

Hello everyone, hope you are enjoying this wonderful summer. The long holidays for the young folk are already here for some and about to start for others. Just thinking about our leaders of the future as it’s such an important time for them. Lately, I have been working with quite a few 6th formers who are preparing to take the next step in their future, be that onto Uni or out into the work place. It always amazes me how most are so un prepared at this stage, they are either looking forward to a long lazy holiday or maybe
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Seven steps to control Stress and Anxiety

Loss of productivity can cost any sized company dearly if their employees are stressed and suffering anxiety problems. Here are seven ways out of the many that we teach a variety of successful clients hope W house us to keep their employees mentally balanced and happy. Hope you find some of these useful. To book onto our day course covering these snd many more skills book here Step 1. Mindfulness. Sit/lay quietly and just reflect without analysing and take your time to: Listen – What you can hear, the sounds around you inside and outside, just accept them and let
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Do you say what you mean?

Here’s a true story with an Important moral behind it. A little girl at primary school wrote what she thought was a lovely little story with a pretty picture of a house with a garden and the sun shinning. She took great care colouring it all I beautifully. She sat back and looked at her work feeling extremely proud then took it to show the teacher, expecting a gold star. The teacher looked at the little girls work and said, “it’s wrong” the little girl went back to her desk and rubbed out what she thought the teacher might be
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Are you feeling stressed?

Stress causes under-performance at work – leading to less productivity. Relationship and health problems can result in prolonged stress which can be a killer. Are your key team players underperforming because of stress? Remember that your statutory responsibility for your employees’ health and safety includes safeguarding them from under stress. Lowering stress increases productivity and effectiveness, and reduces the number of working days lost to sickness. How can we help you? By Inviting us into work place so we can spend an hour with you/your employees providing relaxation, using our well trusted techniques – which can be applied in a
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Lack of management skills is harming small firms according to BIP.

They say that the performance of small and medium-sized firms is being impeded by a lack of leadership and management skills. According to research by Warwick Business School. Based on a survey of 2,500 firms in England with between five and 250 staff, the research examined links between management skills and practices, and their relationship with key measures of business performance. Among their findings, researchers discovered that firms with more highly skilled managers and good people management practices benefitted from higher turnover and better rates of employment growth and productivity. The report concludes that underdeveloped leadership and management skills and
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