People & Culture Articles

What’s your real problem? Why understanding your customers is crucial for business growth

April 10, 2018

In one of my favourite episodes of the TV series Kitchen Nightmares, famous Scottish chef Gordon Ramsay heads to Scottsdale Arizona, USA, to Amy’s Baking Company, run by husband and.....

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Career Leap: How to Reinvent and Liberate your Career

March 29, 2018

This article is an extract  from Michelle’s new book – Career Leap: How to Reinvent and Liberate your Career? Victoria Beckham once said she wanted to be more famous than Persil.....

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Is It Time to Ditch Resilience?

March 29, 2018

There’s a lot being spoken about the need for greater resilience to help us navigate the increasing complexity and demands of life and work today. But is resilience the answer,.....

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Connection Precedes Collaboration

March 28, 2018

“People buy into the leader, before they buy into the vision” – John C. Maxwell Recently as I was digging through a stack of business information, I was struck by.....

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Using stories to build and strengthen connections

March 28, 2018

At the core of all human interaction lies emotion. It is therefore not surprising that we prefer to do business with people we like as we thrive on relationships and.....

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Unconscious Bias

March 15, 2018

But I think that no matter how smart, people usually see what they’re already looking for, that’s all.’  —Veronica Roth, Author For so many of the women I professionally mentor,.....

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Overcoming The Silo Mentality

March 13, 2018

‘You are confined only by the walls you build yourself’ Anon Ask any business leader today what their biggest barrier is to driving innovation, delivering growth or increasing efficiency and they.....

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Five ‘essentials’ that you don’t need to grow your businesses and succeed… and five you do!

March 13, 2018

Growing your own business is often described as a journey… which is like describing decapitation as having a mild sore throat. Growing your own business is a daring adventure!  It’s.....

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HOW Do you get HERE?

March 13, 2018

As you sit on the beach, cocktail in your left hand, laptop in front of you, you’re feeling on top of the world. It’s not so hot that you can’t breathe,.....

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Founder Fitness

March 13, 2018

This is the second article in a three part series on Startup failure & success by Jamie Pride, author of Unicorn Tears: Why Startups Fail & How To Avoid It,.....

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Cut yourself some slack!

March 8, 2018

Get Off Their Own Back & Own Your “Enoughness”   If you’re like many women I meet, you’re probably pretty tough on yourself; often focusing more on what you haven’t done, or didn’t totally nail, versus.....

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Design for who you are (not who you wish you were)

February 28, 2018

Success isn’t always about changing who we are.  Sometimes it is about making the most of who we are. The self help industry is getting rich off all of us......

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