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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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Marketing for SMEs – mind how you create content!

Marketing for SMEs There are a lot of options for self-employed, freelancers and medium sized businesses to promote their wares these days.  But have you thought about them?  Do you know them all? How do you decide which will work for you or which to invest your time and money in? After all, time IS money to SMEs!   We don’t have budgets for marketing, or staff to do it often,

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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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DiSC Profiling for Professionals

DiSC is developing in popularity for professional profiling in businesses and I love it!  Having just trained in this as part of my own ongoing CPD, which is something I encourage people to do, as well as maintain your CV (whether or not you use it to apply for jobs or contracts, it reminds you what you've achieved to date, what you might want to do and it's handy to

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