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Who On Earth Do You Think You Are? | Janet Mohapi-Banks

The latest from our monthly mindset columist Janet Mohapi-Banks asks who is it that you really want to be. We are all born with innate worthiness to live with incredible abundance and that abundance, in all its forms, is trying to get to us.  The only reason that it doesn’t is because we subconsciously put…

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Why your business should be working on PR right now

Over recent weeks and months many businesses have simply been battling to keep afloat and deal with impact of Covid-19. The world is different. But not unrecognisably so. So, when we get back to normal, or a close-as-we-can-get-to-normal interim period, your business need to be fit-for-purpose. And you will need to make sure your customers…

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Movers and Shakers | Evelyn Forde | Headteacher | Copthall School

Evelyn Forde is the headteacher of Copthall School, a high-performing, multi-cultural girls school based in North London. Tell us about your current job responsibilities,  do you have a typical day, week, month, or quarter? I have a student body of nearly a 1000 students and 140 staff, no day is typical! However, my role is…

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COVID-19: How to put employees at ease about returning to work

COVID-19 is the most significant employee public relations issue of our time. Before the crisis hit, all firms had to do was provide clean bathroom facilities, somewhere to get coffee and ergonomic keyboards. Now, though, the pandemic has put a spanner in the works. And it is making a lot of people very nervous. People…

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Movers and Shakers | Adanna Onuekwusi | Invicta Writers

Adanna Onuekwusi is the founder of Invicta Writers Shes run 1:1 and group writing courses that guide women in using creativity to access deeper self-connection, fulfilment and all round wellness. Adanna also teaches a range of tools to dismantle common feelings of being overwhelmed, uninspired and disconnected, and instead, literally rewrite our stories to be…

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Nine actions you can take to get your business through the pandemic

As lockdown lifts some businesses are reopening. However, there a many that will stay closed for the time being or at best run at a lower capacity than previously, with staff furloughed until the autumn. If your business was able to do well during lockdown, great! If not, you may be worrying about whether your…

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3 Ways for your Business to Save Money for Everyday Needs

Whether your business is a startup finding its feet or a multinational corporation with worldwide recognition, saving money should be high on every agenda. If not, how can your company expect to turn a profit and redirect those funds to push towards growth and further success? There are plenty of areas to consider when reducing…

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How silence incurs violence on diversity & inclusivity progress in business | Sheryl Miller

BlackLivesMatter is an opportunity for organisations to strike uncomfortable but necessary conversations if they really want to invoke positive social change LinkedIn provides an excellent window into the current and much needed conversations that are and aren’t happening in business circles. The relative silence from this community with regards to the racially charged protests sweeping…

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10 Reasons Why You Should Read Arlan Hamilton’s book right now | Beatrice Ngalula Kabutakapua

Arlan Hamilton’s book, It’s About Damn Time, is a collection of entrepreneurial tips and motivational suggestions. If you, like me, are on your own entrepreneurial journey, here are (at least) 10 reasons why you should read her book. Arlan Hamilton is the Founder and Managing Partner of Backstage Capital, a fund that is dedicated to…

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4 ways to increase sales in your product based business right now

As we enter the summer season in this new world of a global pandemic, it is important for those of us who run businesses to continue to focus on sales. Whether you are struggling for sales or your business is thriving, there is always something you can do to  help your business grow. When I…