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So what is going to be different in 2020?

  How are you going to build a career or business that has meaningful impact and brings genuine satisfaction to your life in 2020? Irrespective of Brexit and the depressing High Street forecasts, I believe there is still a feeling of optimism and clarity for those striving to accomplish a higher career and business vision.  [...]

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Why is everyone fixated on imposter syndrome?

It feels like everyone is jumping on the findings from the recent Access Commercial Finance survey.  The findings from over 3000 adults in the UK, showed over two-thirds of women (66%) had suffered from imposter syndrome compared to over half of men (56%) within the last 12 months. It didn’t help that that YouGov asked [...]

Review, renovate and relaunch your marketing campaign this summer

If you are struggling to give your business a well overdue review and revamp? Well, if you answered yes but don’t know where to start, why not begin with your online marketing campaign. Don’t be afraid to put your business brand under the microscope and make the necessary changes to bring it up to date. [...]

Is Your Business in Need of a Fourth Industrial Revolution Makeover?

Never before has there been so much pressure on entrepreneurs to innovate if they wish to survive in one of the toughest and fast moving business environments in decades. Some are rising to the challenge while others are heading straight to bankruptcy. But have you ever thought that it could be your own attitude and [...]

Is Developing a Successful Business the Same as Achieving Purpose?

Today there is so much talk about purpose that it has become synonymous with success when we talk about business. However, in order to develop a successful business you have to define what success means to YOU.  Too many people equate success to running a global business with unlimited material trappings and a media profile [...]

Don’t Underestimate the Power of Your Headshot to Your Personal Brand

With the rise in social platforms like LinkedIn, Instagram, Pinterest and Twitter, visuals are driving consumer engagement in both the business and corporate world. There is no denying the fact that a good headshot will evoke greater trust, authenticity and greater interest in you and your business.  Customers and stakeholders love to know who they [...]

Network Like a Connected Woman

What’s blocking your success? In PricewaterhouseCoopers' 2016 "Women in the Workplace" report, the study found that men were more networked with other men than women were. That may be obvious to those who network on a regular basis, but they worked out the math: Men: 37 percent networked mostly with other men; nine percent, mostly [...]

3 Factors That Could Be Holding You Back in Business

  In the Shattering Stereotypes, Women in Entrepreneurship Report Women explained that they are as growth-oriented as their male counterparts, but wanted to grow their business in a different way. Over the years, I continuously hear that women lack confidence; face cultural bias and discriminatory practices which is why they do not take risks in [...]

Improving Your Business Footprint

Calling all micropreneurs and entrepreneurs, does your business footprint help you to attract more customers; exploit unseen opportunities and improve your response to the demands of your customers? If not, then you are missing a great opportunity to take your business brand to the next level, reach your customers faster and leaner. How does this [...]

Why Failing Forward is Still a Good Thing in Business

It’s all about perception.  In the UK bankruptcy is seen as a failure whereas in the USA, many investors do not back business owners if they have not failed at least once.  It is seen as a prerequisite to success. There is no success without failure. I believe this statement is what makes John Maxwell’s [...]