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What is the “sharing economy”? It’s an economic force to be reckoned with

What is the “sharing economy”? It’s an economic force to be reckoned with

🕔22:14, 27.Oct 2015

  How the rise of the consumer-to-consumer, sharing economy is fuelled by the internet and the latest technological advances in frictionless payment systems.   For your next holiday, you’ve found a room on AirBnB. The last time you were in

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The real reason you are stagnating: you are not owning up to fear of success

The real reason you are stagnating: you are not owning up to fear of success

🕔22:28, 30.Sep 2015

  Are you afraid that you’ll succeed?   During the past few weeks, this is the question that I put directly to my audiences at the IOD Manchester Women’s Directors Forum and the TEAM event in Dublin. It sparked a

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This is so simple, and yet it will shave years off your business growth curve

This is so simple, and yet it will shave years off your business growth curve

🕔10:32, 3.Sep 2015

  “Do I really need a fancy business strategy?”   I’m sure you’ve heard the advice to “work on the business, not just in it” and to “make time for the important, not just the urgent”. These sound bites of

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5 Business Things to Do During the Summer

5 Business Things to Do During the Summer

🕔22:35, 3.Aug 2015

  Something I love about business is the way it has its own seasons, each with its own rhythm and its own activities. A discrete, specific project can be exhilarating and intense: when it’s over and you have moved on

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Who picks up the tab of all this new “free” technology?

Who picks up the tab of all this new “free” technology?

🕔16:54, 27.Jul 2015

    How does Facebook make money if I don’t pay to use it?   We have radically changed our expectation of paying for things through technology business models. But it’s too easy to forget that what comes at no

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Should you go to one of those expensive business conferences abroad? If you have the winning strategy, definitely

Should you go to one of those expensive business conferences abroad? If you have the winning strategy, definitely

🕔17:35, 23.Jul 2015

    From the beginning of my career in business, networking has been one of my favourite strategies to meet fascinating people and role models as well as new clients. Networking happens naturally at events where business people gather, like

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The five deep truths that I learned from failure – and how I became more successful as a result

The five deep truths that I learned from failure – and how I became more successful as a result

🕔17:25, 30.Jun 2015

  There is a disturbing trend I would like to address when it comes to starting a business or any other ambitious endeavour and seemingly “failing”. We hear statistics to the effect that one in five businesses don’t survive their

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How I stopped making this huge business blunder and immediately increased my profit

How I stopped making this huge business blunder and immediately increased my profit

🕔21:14, 15.Mar 2015

  Revenue is money coming into your business. But if you only ever try to grow revenue, your business is headed for disaster. How can that be? Because revenue is vanity, and profit is sanity. You wouldn’t believe the number

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How to save yourself a lot of totally preventable, silly business trouble

How to save yourself a lot of totally preventable, silly business trouble

🕔21:11, 15.Mar 2015

  Running the numbers, or failing to do so, can make or break your business   Every time I say that I love accounts I get this gasp of disbelief from people in the audience. Even though it’s – mostly

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Take five minutes: choose and track a KPI

Take five minutes: choose and track a KPI

🕔09:33, 27.Feb 2015

  Take five minutes   In this series I want to encourage you to take just five minutes out of your busy day to set yourself up for bigger, better success. People wonder how they can make their dreams come

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