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Are You In Danger Of Being Like BHS?

BHS (British Home Stores) is a long established retailer on the UK high street. Recently it was announced that they were in trouble financially. There was lots of discussion if it was going to be the next retailer to disappear. In many ways it has lost its way and is out of touch. Now you […]

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Is A Lack of Action Holding You Back?

You know that if you are going to be successful in your career, you have to keep developing. Recognising this is a positive first step and at the same time it is not enough. What I have noticed is that there a lot of people who identify a development need, go online and even take […]

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How To Get Great Results From Your Continuing Professional Development

As someone who is a leader, you probably know that it is important to continually develop yourself. The pace of change and the demands on leaders mean that, rather than being a luxury, continuing professional development (CPD) is now a necessity. The trouble is, while people see spending money on plant and equipment as an […]

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5 Low Cost Ways To Develop Yourself

One of the most common reasons why people don’t invest in developing themselves is a lack of budget. Yet in truth there are many low cost ways to develop yourself that cost little or nothing, such as: Borrowing a book from the library, reading it and implementing one or two ideas. Signing up for free […]

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12 Easy and Low Cost Ways to Undertake CPD

If you are a professional, continuing professional development is not just desirable but an essential part of your membership.  After all would you like to have an out of date surgeon perform your operation, gas fitter install your central heating or mechanic service your car?    When people think of CPD they often get stuck […]

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Leadership and Management Success: Making Your Professional Development Count

Over the years I have come across many accountants and professionals who did exceptionally well in the early stages of their career only to hit a glass ceiling all too quickly. The truth is in my experience a professional qualification or an MBA merely gets you in the door.  What determines how far you go […]

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Continuing Professional Development: Are You Guilty of This?

Ask most managers and leaders about continuing professional development and one of the things that they are likely to say is that they are lacking time to do it. While reading the newspaper the other day I came across an article based on research by KPMG which staggered me.  Why?  The reason was that the […]

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