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15 tips to perfect the pitch: public speaking hacks that will have you pitching like a pro

Have you ever heard of glassophobia? It’s the fear of public speaking, the most common fea...

The best free apps to get you from a to b in London

Getting around London can often be tricky and frustrating, whether it’s for work or for le...

COWORKING COULD BE THE BEST DECISION YOU EVER MAKE

Why do some start-up businesses fail, while others go on to establish themselves as saleable...

TOP FILMS TO INSPIRE YOU TO BE A GREAT LEADER

Inspiration can be found in all different places, including film. Whilst many films are base...

DO EVERYTHING FASTER: THE ULTIMATE PRODUCTIVITY HACK

If the 80/20 split had applied only to Italian landowners in the early 20th century, we woul...

HOW YOUR WORKING ENVIRONMENT AFFECTS YOUR PRODUCTIVITY

Where you work can affect how you work, which means finding the right work space i...

THE BEST FREE APPS TO GET YOU FROM A TO B IN LONDON

Getting around London can often be tricky and frustrating, whether it’s for work...

PROVEN EFFECTIVE WAYS TO BETTER MANAGE STRESS

If you’re reading this, the likelihood is that you will experience some form of ...

5 TIPS TO BUILDING EFFECTIVE LASTING RELATIONSHIPS

In an increasingly digital world, it’s fair to say that it can be a challenge to...

7 REASONS TO START CO-WORKING

The co-working movement is changing the way we work, with professionals shunning t...

10 INSPIRATIONAL VIDEOS TO GET YOU OUT OF BED AND INTO THE BOARDROOM

We’ve scoured the web for the 10 most motivational videos you could imagine. So ...

MORNING ROUTINES – LESSONS TO LEARN FROM THE WORLD’S MOST SUCCESSFUL LEADERS

Eat That Frog – or in everyday speak, do your biggest task first Brian Tracy, a...

RECLAIM YOUR LUNCH BREAK: PRODUCTIVE WAYS TO SPEND AN HOUR

Breaks are an important part of the work day as they help you re-group and in turn...

10 STEPS TO SENDING THE ULTIMATE PITCH EMAIL

1. Connect on social first - Social media offers the perfect way to build a rela...

FIVE QUESTIONS TO ASK YOURSELF BEFORE YOU QUIT THE DAY JOB

1. Do you have any evidence that your idea will work? - We all have, what we con...

TIME MANAGEMENT LESSONS FOR THE ENTREPRENEUR

1. Block out time to complete important tasks - Block out time in your day to co...

THE US AND CO GUIDE TO GETTING THINGS DONE

Some people call it “being in the zone”. You know that dream where you run rea...

BEAT THE AFTERNOON SLUMP: 5 ENERGY BOOSTING TIPS

Afternoons can be one of the toughest times in the working day. Often we’ve work...

TEN HABITS OF SUCCESSFUL PEOPLE

It’s been said before that success isn’t just a given, it’s something you need to wo...

FOUR WAYS TO PREPARE FOR A WINNING PITCH

Pitching is an important skill that every entrepreneur should master. For many the...

FIVE STEPS TO HELP YOU WAKE UP READY TO GO

We all know waking up can be a daily struggle, and we also know that feeling refre...

PRODUCTIVITY HACKS TO MAKE BETTER USE OF YOUR TIME

No one likes to feel flustered, and how often do we hear the words “there aren't...

15 TED TALKS TO FUEL YOUR ENTREPRENEURIAL FIRE

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for a while (or an extreme amount of pape...

HOW TO FUNCTION ON LITTLE TO NO SLEEP

Sleepless nights tend to frequent many an entrepreneur. From burning the midnight ...

WHY THERE IS NO SUBSTITUTE FOR FACE TO FACE MEETINGS

With a rapid number of businesses embracing the use of digital channels for commun...

SEVEN FREE WEBSITES WORTH SPENDING YOUR TIME ON

In the age of the Internet it’s pretty easy to find yourself getting distracted ...

WRITE EMAILS THAT ALWAYS GET A RESPONSE

Make it personal - People like to feel special and important, which mean...

5 EASY NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS YOU MAY ACTUALLY KEEP

We’ve all been there, the clock strikes midnight and we enter the New Year full ...

TEN THINGS ALL PROFESSIONALS SHOULD MASTER IN 2017

New Year, New You, right? Many apply this mantra to their personal life, but we al...

THE TRUTH ABOUT BUILDING A SUCCESSFUL BUSINESS

The truth about building a successful business...

EVENING HABITS TO ENSURE A SUCCESSFUL TOMORROW

Your day is only as successful as your previous evening and we want to help you ma...

SEVEN EASY WAYS TO MAKE CONSUMERS LOVE YOUR BRAND

Know your target audience - Why do people love some brands more than othe...

WHY BUSINESS CARDS STILL MATTER IN A DIGITAL WORLD

Whilst you may think business cards are a thing of the past due to the ever growin...

10 THINGS PEOPLE DON`T KNOW ABOUT MINDFULNESS

Mindfulness is something many people are adopting in a bid to lead a more open-min...

HOW TO STAY POSITIVE WHEN RUNNING YOUR OWN BUSINESS

Whilst setting up your own business is an extremely exciting time, it can also be ...

HOW TO MASTER PUBLIC SPEAKING

The thought of public speaking can often leave people feeling anxious; however as ...

TAKING UP YOGA WILL HELP YOU PAY THE BILLS

Incorporating yoga into your daily workout routine and wellness efforts can be ben...

FIVE THINGS ENTREPRENEURS CAN LEARN FROM COMEDIANS

Whilst you may not think there is much to learn from comedians, other than ‘how ...

SIX WAYS TO CREATE A BUSINESS PEOPLE WANT TO WORK FOR

Provide the opportunity to grow - People like to know that they’re wor...

SMALL HABITS THAT CREATE BIG SUCCESS

The little things are often the ones that count the most and are usually easier to...

10 QUESTIONS EVERY ENTREPRENEUR NEEDS TO ASK THEMSELVES EVERY DAY

As an entrepreneur you’re likely to always looking for ways to move forward, kee...

A SHY PERSON’S GUIDE TO NETWORKING

Networking is an inevitable part of business, unfortunately, though it’s not for...

FIVE LESSONS YOU LEARN FROM FAILING

Failure is part and parcel of life, especially in business. It can leave many of u...

HOW TO EFFECTIVELY CROWDFUND YOUR START-UP

Crowdfunding is becoming an increasingly popular way to fund small businesses and ...

HOW TO EFFECTIVELY JUGGLE WORK AND SOCIAL LIFE

Now so many of us have constant access to our emails on our smartphones and tablet...

5 THINGS TO CONSIDER WHEN LOOKING FOR INVESTORS IN YOUR START-UP BUSINESS

There are thousands of things to consider when you start up a small business. Fund...

10 PODCASTS TO ENHANCE YOUR COMMUTE

Bored of hearing the same old songs on the radio every day during your commute to ...

WHEN THE GOING GETS TOUGH: 8 TIPS FOR STAYING CALM AND TURNING CRISIS INTO OPPORTUNITY

When it feels like everything is going left when it should be going right, it ofte...

5 HOBBIES THAT WILL MAKE YOU SMARTER

Hobbies are not only great for keeping us entertained, distracted from the worries...

FOUR COMMON DAILY HABITS OF SUCCESSFUL ENTREPRENEURS

The habits we have ultimately shape who we are as a person. Being a successful ent...

5 HABITS YOU NEED TO START RIGHT NOW TO SUPERCHARGE YOUR WEEK

It’s a Monday morning, you’re tired and at a loss as to how you’re going to ...

NEW WAY OF CO-WORKING: US & CO

The concept of co-working is taking business as we know it by storm. Its effects a...

4 EMERGING TRENDS YOU NEED TO LOOK FOR IN YOUR NEW CO-WORKING SPACE

Co-working spaces are becoming a popular option for many corporations to foster in...

5 MUST-READS FOR ENTREPRENEURS THIS SUMMER

Whether you are a new entrepreneur or have launched your exciting company a few ye...

5 CITIES EVERY ENTREPRENEUR SHOULD SEE

One of the most crucial things for an entrepreneur is to have a vast network. Even...

WHY YOU NEED TO START CO-WORKING TODAY

The number one reason why a business should join a co-working space is definitely ...

5 BENEFITS OF HOT DESKING (YOU PROBABLY DIDN`T REALISE)

By definition, hot desking is the concept of co-working where you don’t get a se...

ARE YOU TAKING BREAKS ALL WRONG?

Taking breaks. We all do it and we all know that we need to. No matter your busine...

HOW TO SURVIVE THE OFFICE CHRISTMAS PARTY?

Office Christmas parties are a classic. For most it is an opportunity to bond with...

Simple ways to boost your concentration at work

Our phones are the biggest distraction in all of our lives, right? It’s so easy ...