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A Lesson in Learning

A Lesson in Learning

My career has been full of training courses, consultancy sessions and workshops. However, for a long time, I have been the one stood at the front of the room, conducting the...

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Putting The ME Into Self DevelopMEnt

Putting The ME Into Self DevelopMEnt

Self-development (including professional development), is key. It not only imparts fresh knowledge onto the individual, but it also makes them feel energised about their...

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To Be or Not To Be

To Be or Not To Be

Innovation and evolution in a business is vital to success. Just ask Woolworths, Blockbuster or most recently, Thomas Cook…. But where do you start with innovating? Very...

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Prosper With Positivity

Prosper With Positivity

Keeping a positive attitude does not “happen by accident,” says Author and Doctor, Travis Bradberry. “Maintaining positivity is a daily challenge that requires focus and...

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Road Trip to The Big Apple!

Road Trip to The Big Apple!

Let me start by painting a picture of where this blog is being written from... I’m sat on a rooftop terrace in Brooklyn, looking across the water at the skyline of New York...

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Rocks, Pebbles & Sand

Rocks, Pebbles & Sand

I’m sure many of you have heard the story about the Philosophy Professor and the jar of rocks, pebbles and sand. For those who haven’t, here’s how it goes... A Philosophy...

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Self-Esteem vs Self-worth

Self-Esteem vs Self-worth

“Self-esteem is a bit like walking down the street as if you owned it. Self-worth is walking down the street and not caring who owns it.”  This fantastic quotation, by the...

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Voila! Volvo’s Victorious Go Live!

Voila! Volvo’s Victorious Go Live!

This month’s exciting news is the go live of the Volvo Car UK omni-channel solution to buying cars, which Akeno are proud and honoured to have supported. But what exactly is...

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Avoiding Burnout at Times of Change

Avoiding Burnout at Times of Change

Stuart Webb is a Strategic Management Adviser and Coach, and founder of ‘The Complete Approach’. He has kindly provided a guest blog on a subject he works on with his own...

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Networking Know-Hows

Networking Know-Hows

Networking is an essential part of any business. It’s an important opportunity to meet new clients, make new contacts, and generally spread the word about the products or...

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