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Black Lives Matter

Black Lives Matter

Dear Precious Community, I want to take a moment to acknowledge the events that have taken place over the last few weeks. I want to make a clear statement on behalf of myself and PRECIOUS. Like many of you, I have been hurting over the most recent outbursts of violence against Black bodies in the…

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Movers and Shakers | Claudine Thornhill

    Claudine is a Nutritional Therapist and Health Coach and founder of  Claudine J Thornhill Nutrition. The company provides nutrition and wellness programs that are focused on supporting women to balance hormones, manage their weight, feel more energised, manage cravings, thrive through stress and create balance and alignment between work, rest and play. Claudine…

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Tips and strategies to get through COVID-19 | Lisa Newton

It’s probably safe to say that when 2020 began, no-one could have foreseen the events that have since unfolded before our  eyes. One minute, I was looking forward to a friend’s 50th party in April (something he’d been planning for months) – next thing, everything had been paused, postponed or just cancelled altogether (he held…

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How To Make A Good First Impression When Meeting Face-To-Face

Whether you’re meeting prospective clients, investors, or other business professionals, making a good first impression is key. Why are first impressions important? Put it this way, it sets the tone for your meeting and puts instant thoughts in the other person’s head. If someone instantly doesn’t trust you or thinks you’re unprofessional, then it won’t…

Tips to help you grow your blog business

A blog business is something that’s become very popular over the last few years. It seems that anyone who has a computer and an internet connection can set one up. However, as blogging has become more mainstream, running a successful venture is no longer that simple. Here are some tips to help grow your blog…

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The story behind BIND London and why Rihanna’s Vogue cover mattered

What do you think of when you hear the word ‘durag’? Does Vogue magazine come to mind? Probably not. That’s why the latest Vogue cover was such a jaw dropping moment for me. Let me explain. My name is Kayleigh Benoit and I’m the founder of BIND London, a high-fashion sportswear brand. As someone passionate…

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Movers and Shakers | Beatrice Ngalula Kabutakapua

Beatrice helps social good organisations use communication in an effective, strategic and authentic way. As part of this, she designs and delivers tailored communication and marketing workshops.  She is a storytelling coach; helping women entrepreneurs who are at the beginning of a new venture, know, own and share their story to include it in their…

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What you should know about putting together a business plan

If there’s one thing we’ve all got at the moment, it’s time. You don’t have to use this time to be more productive than you have ever been – we’re all going through collective trauma, and we’ll all handle it differently. However, if you’ve been using this time to think about your future, you may…

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Creating an Amazing Team for Your Business

Having a stellar business concept is an essential key to success, but hiring the right employees is equally important. And often very difficult. So, how do you build a winning and trusted team? Find Those Who Share Your Vision Don’t just hire anyone, eg friends or family at a loose end. Adding individuals to your…

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Nine tips to help your product-based business survive and thrive during COVID-19

During a time of uncertainty it’s important not to get overwhelmed or stressed out. I know that’s easy to say, so having a plan of action really helps. Below is a list of actions you can take to help you continue to make sales, gain new customers, clear overstocks and plan ahead. They will help…