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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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How To Keep Moving Forward In Your Career

Many people have a real desire to be successful in their career.  This might be because they crave security, really want to leave a legacy or just fulfil their potential. When the economy is a little more challenging, it can seem like it is impossible to move forward in your career.  In reality you can […]

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Leadership Development: 5 Benefits of Working with a Coach or Mentor

Being a leader can be a really lonely existence.  Expectations are high and it can often be a real struggle to stay on top of your game and continually deliver great results.  Continuing to develop as a leader has never been so vital not least because of the major challenges facing many organisations right now. […]

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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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10 Time Efficient and Cost Effective Ways To Develop Yourself

In the fast moving and every changing world of business, continuing to develop yourself is extremely important.  For many people it is way down the priority order.  Lack of time is often one of the key reasons for not making the investment that we all know we should.  Cost, particularly in financially stretched public sector […]

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Continuing Professional Development: What Excuses Are You Making?

Have you ever noticed how often people spend a huge amount of time and effort getting a professional qualification, then forget about developing themselves? It is a bit like having a winning lottery ticket and not bothering to collect the prize. Some of the excuses for not continuing to develop yourself might include: 1. Lack of […]

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