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The Reality of Decision Making As A Manager or Leader

Decisions lead to actions. Actions lead to results or feedback. Conceptually you get this no doubt It still isn’t easy making decisions as a manager or leader. Every decision you make is scrutinised. Decisions you make could well be wrong. And of course you worry about the impact of decisions on how others view you. That’s just the reality of decision making […]

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Sometimes You Just Need Someone Else To Help

One of the most rewarding things I get to do in my business is working with clients one to one to help them land their next job. When they reach out initially, they are often really struggling. They are working hard. But just aren’t getting the results that they want. Confidence or loss of confidence is more common than […]

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Does Your Covering Letter Matter When Applying For A Job?

Job applications, does your covering letter matter? The short answer is yes, and let me explain why. If you go that extra step and do a covering letter it immediately sets you apart from the majority of candidates who won’t bother. Secondly, it puts you in a position whereby if you’ve written a really good covering letter, the […]

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Who Hires A Coach or Mentor?

The options for undertaking your continuing professional development are extensive these days. So much is accessible online from webinars, to full training courses and even on places like YouTube. Another option that some choose is to work with a coach or mentor. It might be something you might have considered. Alternatively it might not have been something you were […]

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How To Deliver Better Presentations At Work

Presenting is part and parcel of the role of a Finance professional. Some love doing presentation. For others it’s more of a struggle. Whenever I’m doing workshops, two questions come up time and time again:How can I be more confident?How can I keep my audience engaged?Let’s explore each of these. Confidence is an outcome.  In my experience there are […]

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Learning From Others

I was on a Zoom meeting recently with someone in my network. Both of us had a similar route into work at 15 or 16 with basic qualifications. Despite that we both got professional qualifications and did alright in our respective careers. One thing we spoke about was the importance of having others you can learn from. You might […]

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