Tag Archives: Authenticity

Why more and more women choose self-employment

This week’s Blog is written by Vicki Marinker, whom I have known for several years since running a training programme at the recruitment firm where she was working.   Vicki is a partner in Comms Leaders, specialists in corporate communications … Continue reading

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What to do with Energy Sappers

When I was 15 I was told by my house captain of games (the school was made up of 26 houses of 50 boys: yes, it was a big school) that  I was to represent the house in the school … Continue reading

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Can a human survive without a mobile phone and the internet?

Since moving house I have had the pleasure of meeting lots of new friends.  Amongst which I count a couple of young lads, early twenties, who have both rekindled my faith in the human race, whilst at the same time … Continue reading

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How to get people to remember something for life.

It was 6am on a freezing January morning.  We were standing on the bridge in total darkness, shouting at each other.  Shouting because the River Dart was in full spate, roaring only a few feet below us. We had been … Continue reading

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6 ways to repair Trust at work

In the last in her series on Trust, Juliet Daye summarises insights from research conducted by Cass Business School  with CIPD in March 2012.  The report was called ‘Where has all the Trust Gone?’, and is available via the CIPD website … Continue reading

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Why “The X Factor” gets more boring week by week.

I’m sitting here, probably ill-advisedly, watching The X Factor whilst I write this.  A few minutes ago, as yet another commercial came along and I nipped into the kitchen for emergency Stilton supplies, it dawned on me. This programme gets … Continue reading

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