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Hate niching for networking?

Titles and niches - too boxed in for my liking.   Once, I 'thought' in boxes - I put experiences, events, people and pigeon holed them if you like for convenience and reference.  I've learned so much since then!  And I know that was one thing that held me back in my personal development and performance, my influence and relationships.  It still has its effect now, years on, I guess. So

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Is it good to talk?

Is it always good to talk (at work?) asks the Guardian. My instant reply?  Yes, of course it is! The main reference was talking in meetings though and although I like meetings (am I odd?) because there are lots of thoughts and input to sift out the helpful points, and everyone gets to hear the same message (really?) at the same time…if they listen. Why is it important? Talking is

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Two years ago…

I set off on my trip of lifetime - my dream to travel for a year, experiencing diverse cultures, meeting interesting people, and seeing amazing scenery!   The stars aligned, I had a once in a lifetime opportunity to live my dream to solo backpack round the world - or at least parts of it - and I did it! Two years ago today I set off from Manchester to Bangkok, sitting

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Just Talk! Resolving relationship clashes

That's how most problems are resolved - just by talking to each other!  It may be a company problem or a friendship fall out, a family squabble or something more serious but it still takes two people to talk it through.  Relationships are one to one, even within a group or a team. If two people no longer get along for some reason, it can disrupt the group.  "I won't

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