6 01, 2014

The benefits of flexible working

Over the past few months I've been limited in the amount of time I spend working, so I've been working flexibly. It's something you can do [...]

6 01, 2014

Yes, No or Maybe

When you say Yes - do you actually mean it? Quite often someone will say they'll do something when actually they won't. It's not through malice, [...]

9 05, 2013

Have you got a business plan?

Yes?  No? Not one of those 20+ page documents you put together when you first started your business or went to the bank to ask for [...]

9 05, 2013

How to say ‘no’ to your boss

I had another discussion today where the person was asking about how they handled a boss who is overloading them with work. Yes, you're there to [...]

9 05, 2013

How to manage your meetings

Meetings can take up a huge chunk of your working day, your week and your month. Manage your meetings and you'll be managing your time better. [...]

10 03, 2013

Women In Business

While much of the business world is still male dominated, it is changing, slowly.  Women have been in the workplace for less time than men and [...]

9 03, 2013

Out of the Office

When I send out my monthly newsletter, it's interesting to see the variety of 'Out of Office' messages that come back. Some are more helpful than [...]