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Can Distance Learning Replace Traditional Classes?

5th May 2020

Right now, it’s not just distance learning students who are embracing education from the comfort of their homes. Coping with Covid-19 social distancing measures, millions of us are rapidly adapting to working, networking, training, and socialising from home. And a deluge of eLearning content (of varying quality) has flooded our social streams – on topics as diverse as keeping fit …

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The Skim – May’s Business Leadership Digest

4th May 2020

2020 has changed the ways the world lives and works forever.  This month’s Skim focuses on the individuals and companies leading the way through the most challenging crisis in generations. ‘You cannot possibly predict how things are going to play out. You ask yourself; how do I want to be remembered for this crisis?’ As the CEO of a global …

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5 Things Your Remote Office Needs

29th April 2020

If you’re not a keyworker and you weren’t already working or studying from home before Covid-19, chances are that you’ve been busy integrating digital workplace culture into the confines of your home. Between partners and kids making cameo appearances in your video calls and trying to complete crucial reports while balancing you laptop on the end of the ironing board, …

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5 Leadership Skills Forged in Crisis

27th April 2020

Input your text here! The text element is intended for longform copy that could potentially include multiple paragraphs. When Queen Elizabeth II reclaimed the WW II spirit for our current crisis by assuring UK citizens that “we’ll meet again”, she exemplified the blend of stoicism and sentimentality that Britain values in its leaders. Indeed, eras of crisis are often defined …

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The Skim – April’s Business Inspiration Summary

16th April 2020

In the current climate, leadership qualities like emotional intelligence and positive mindset are more prized than ever.

While nothing is business as usual, this month’s Skim includes useful transferable advice on remaining resilient and positive in challenging circumstances.

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10 Reasons To Study Psychology With Us

14th April 2020

Psychology is one of those subjects that’s hard to define concisely. At a base level, it’s the scientific study of mind and behaviour – but if you delve a little deeper (as psychologists tend to do!), you’ll find that there’s much more to it.

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The Skim – March’s Business Inspiration Summary

2nd March 2020

Another month has passed, which means it’s time for some more exciting and inspiring stories from the world of business. This month’s topics include brand focus, launching a start-up and customer connections. Let’s get down to business. ‘Customers’ needs change and we need to be in lockstep with our customers with an empathetic mindset to what it is they’re going …

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5 Business skills you master with an MBA

14th February 2020

Yearning to start your own business but not sure you’ve got the entrepreneurial experience to execute? Or happy with your current company but stuck on a certain rung of the career ladder in a role that feels stale? Either way, an innovation-focused distance learning MBA can propel your plans and provide the self-assurance you need to move forward and excel …

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The Skim – February’s Business Inspiration Summary

6th February 2020

It’s that time of the month again where we get inspired by some brilliant business stories. So grab yourself a cuppa, get comfy and prepare to be wowed. ‘I was very, very naïve and I used to trust blindly. Now, I still trust everybody, but I trust with my eyes open.’ Kathleen King is a serial entrepreneur, having set up …