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10 Traits of a terrific manager

27th March 2019

Business success depends on a blend of passion, performance and people skills brought to life by behaviours and relationships from the C-Suite to the shop floor. But ultimately, the buck stops with bosses —and for thought leaders like Gordon Tredgold, a lack of quality at the top is the number one cause of business failure. If you want to be a …

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Championing Charity Digital

12th March 2019

Tight operating margins, fierce fundraising competition and ever-expanding service demands mean that technology is crucial for helping third sector organisations survive and thrive. Yet according to a recent report from experts Tech Trust, although 53 per cent of charities fundraise online, 58 per cent don’t have a defined digital strategy. But with the UK Government launching a £30 million tech fund and …

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The Skim — March’s business inspiration summary

11th March 2019

With spring on the horizon, March’s collection of musings from the best brains in business is more cathartic than a deep clean from Marie Kondo. It covers innovating through recombining ideas, pro football coaching, digital entrepreneurship and third sector leadership. ‘Entrepreneurship — the beauty of it is that you can just design the life you want to live by creating …

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Digital detox — 10 reasons for a tech break

5th March 2019

Technology simplifies tasks as diverse as researching university projects and reconnecting with far-flung family. And social media and mobile phones are so pervasive that they permeate almost every aspect of existence. But when tech eclipses rather than enhances life, it’s time to take a break — here are 10 reasons for a digital detox. According to US academics, leaving Facebook can …

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The Skim — February’s business inspiration summary

1st February 2019

Now that 2019’s in full swing, February’s condensed collection of thought leadership highlights will help you sustain your career, study and lifestyle resolutions. Amongst other inspirational topics, it covers career migration, tech startups and space leadership — take a break to unwind with these words to the wise. ‘A mistake is also a compost for what’s going to come next …

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New Year, New Career 2019

10th January 2019

For many of us, searching for a more satisfying job is top of the January to-do list. But if you don’t want your job migration plans to join the list of jinxed New Year’s resolutions, it’s time to take action now. If you’re ready for a fulfilling career in 2019, our summary of sought-after skills and exceptional employers will help …