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Tuesday, July 17 2018
Networking doesn’t need to be scary
Luxury lifestyle expert Paul Russell talks about how the fear of networking is not uncommon and gives his advice on how to make the most out of a networking event The fear of networking ‘Networking’; a single word that can cause the most competent, qualified individual to shrivel in fear. How do I approach someone at a networking event? What do I say? How do I ensure I don’t end up looking like a fool...
Thursday, July 12 2018
Meeting learning outcomes for students and employers
Dr Olin Oedekoven outlines some highlights of the AMBA / Peregrine Academic Services Roundtable, discussing MBA learning outcomes With the world of employment demanding more from MBAs, there is growing pressure on Business Schools to ensure their graduates are taking the learning and skills they develop during their MBA courses and applying them to ‘real-world’ situations. Each individual taking an MBA...
Tuesday, June 26 2018
Why mindset is as important as skill-set in the digital revolution
As we surge forward into the digital age, the struggle to find digitally-qualified manpower (or the ‘digital skills gap’ as it has become known) is becoming increasingly pronounced. This deficit of digitally-skilled people poses a huge headache for hiring managers. But it’s not just a lack of workers with the right technical skills that is causing problems – the transformation of the workplace...
Thursday, June 21 2018
A health-first approach to productivity
Productivity is a dangerous word. As someone who has taught business leaders how to squeeze more value out of every day, I have seen first-hand how this approach can lead to both dramatically increased results and a penchant for neglecting the very source of those results – your own health. A few years ago I fell in love with running long distances. I prioritised daily workouts, green smoothies and making time...
Wednesday, June 20 2018
10 habits of successful entrepreneurs
I consider myself highly fortunate to be a successful inventor of 20 years’ standing. In an article for Black Enterprise , Bevolyn Williams-Harold, Editorial Researcher, mentions that only one in 5,000 inventions make money, and despite living most of my life as a rather shy person who felt safer out of the lime light than in it, I had no choice but to come out of the shadows in order to bring my own products...
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