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January 24, 2020

Trade shows are a big deal. Not only because they will eat up a decent chunk of the budget, but because they can bring in a lot of new clients and connections. It is all about the groundwork, though. Ideally, you want to generate and maintain a buzz about your business. So here are some tips to help you do that. … Read Article »

People Skills

What Are They Thinking? How To Get To Know Your Staff More Deeply
January 22, 2020

When you are at the helm of a thriving business, you could have a huge amount on your plate. That can include monitoring how particular products are selling and the financial health of the company, interviewing potential recruits and managing projects. So, what about your staff? "What about them?" you may ask. Well, exactly - you could be so hard-pressed for time that you know little about your people and, therefore, their problems possibly bubbling under the surface. … Read Article »

Life Hacks

Simple Skills That Will Make Life Much Easier!
January 21, 2020

In our early years of life, we learn SO much. We learn how to walk and talk, read and write. We learn how to socialise with others, what colours, shapes and numbers are and so much more. Later on in school we learn all about science, religion and literature, our minds are constantly being filled with new ideas and information. And then we leave school, and for many of us it goes a little downhill. We get a job and end up in mundane routine where we’re doing the same things day in, day out. We see the same people, have the same habits when we get home (such as flopping on the sofa and watching Netflix all night) are rarely do things that push us out of our comfort zones or allow our knowledge to expand. … Read Article »

Finance

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January 20, 2020

Transferring your home loan can be a tad difficult. But, not when you know the norms and procedures right. Any borrower who wishes to transfer the loan from one bank to another should always start by keeping a watch on the interest rates as well as the periodical offers. A borrower, no matter what, is in full liberty to shift the home loan from one bank to another... … Read Article »

Career Development

Women In Theatre: What To Celebrate
January 20, 2020

It’s safe to say that women have definitely come a long way when it comes to the equality in the theatre. However, there is still a lot of work to do. But, forgetting that, there’s a lot to celebrate and some stats to look at. There were 37 new shows premiering on Broadway in 2018-2019, let’s take a look at how that breaks down. … Read Article »

Life Hacks

Everything You Need To Know About Having A Sixth Sense
January 20, 2020

Some of us feel as if we have a heightened sense. It’s something that could be present either from birth or something that has developed over time. It’s usually something that we would refer to as having a sixth sense, because it’s an experience that has gone on to really lift our awareness. … Read Article »

Productivity News

Weekly Round-Up #245: Getting Some Privacy, Freelancer Loneliness & The Health Impacts Of Red Wine
January 11, 2020 by Katy Whitton

Hello and Happy New Year to you! We're back after a little break - we had some time off to rest and relax over December but we've now recharged our batteries and are raring to go! This week we look at how you can make an open plan or shared office a bit more private, how loneliness affects freelancers and the health impacts of red wine. … Read Article »

Business

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January 8, 2020 by Sam Bowman

It’s a situation that no business owner ever wants to find themselves in: Closing a failed business. This failure takes an emotional toll, and all of the effort that you put into your business may seem to have been for nothing. But that’s not actually true. You’ll have learned important lessons in running that first business, and you can use those lessons to ensure your next business has a better chance of succeeding. While you may be feeling devastated from the initial failure, you can recuperate from that loss and use it to find your next opportunity. … Read Article »

House & Home

Simplify, Descry, Bonsai: 5 Rules of the Oriental Style in the Interior
January 7, 2020 by Amelia Grant

Oriental aesthetics combines strict minimalism with softness and elegance. The Japanese style submits the interior to strict rules, but this is precisely its advantage. Knowing all the ingredients and following the recipe exactly, you can easily embody the eastern beauty and symbolism in your home. This style requires space, so it is well suited for an apartment with a free layout or studio. Here are the basic rules for interior decoration in the spirit of Japan … Read Article »

Career Development

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January 6, 2020

For each job that’s posted online, there’s going to be hundreds of applicants jostling to gain that one spot. Standing out from this crowd of hopeful people to be a business's first choice might appear to be somewhat impossible, but there are actually a few simple steps that you can take in order to make yourself as employable as you can be. … Read Article »