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[ 17 Sep 2019 | No Comment ]

However good you are at your job; chances are at some point or another you’ll make a mistake. It’s just human nature – after all, nobody’s perfect. But when you do slip up, you may have to deal with criticism from your employer, clients, co-workers or even your friends and family.
Everyone will face criticism at some point. The important thing is how you react to it and whether you can use it to learn and improve yourself, both at work and in your personal life.
If you react negatively, it could …

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[ 11 Sep 2019 | No Comment ]

Guest post by Craig Sams, Gusto
A changing market
When I started out in the organic products business there were hardly any organic products! Now it is possible to get every food imaginable in organic format, and in ever increasing quantities. When we first had organic brown rice the world beat a path to our door. Now it’s a commodity and you can get many different kinds; short grain, long grain, basmati, red, black – all organic. So, to succeed in the organic market now you have to innovate. Launching a …

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[ 25 Aug 2019 | No Comment ]

 By Laura Gozney, co-founder of Gozney
When you’ve had a great idea for a high-quality product for the food industry and developed it, perhaps in your own kitchen, what next?  How can you persuade a restaurant that this is a must-have and get your product sold?
First approaches
Aim high! Go for the big names and large chains. A good place to start is businesses you feel have brand or culture alignment with your product. If you are a match, it’ll be hard to ignore you.
It can be more difficult to break …

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[ 18 Aug 2019 | No Comment ]

Guest post by Pete Mugleston, Online Mortgage Advisor
These days it’s much more common for parents to spend periods of time away from the traditional office. Research by Online Mortgage Advisor (OMA) shows a third of people take a break at some point in their career and parental leave is becoming increasingly more common amongst men, as well as women. Whether it’s the mum-preneur or the stay-at-home dad, there’s a new kind of normal homeowner in town.
Despite these modern-day work circumstances, nearly one in fifth (20%) of those on parental leave …

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[ 12 Aug 2019 | No Comment ]

  by Emma Sue Prince
We live and work in a world where uncertainty and change have become the norm. Even though we have all the information we could possibly want or need at our fingertips, our inability to manage its constant flow into our Smartphones and brains renders it useless. It seems as if we are constantly distracted, overwhelmed and unhappy.
But there are skills that we each have that really can help us to be happy right now. These skills need to become an essential part of our toolkit so …

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[ 5 Aug 2019 | No Comment ]

  by Emma Sue Prince
We live and work in a world where uncertainty and change have become the norm. Even though we have all the information we could possibly want or need at our fingertips, our inability to manage its constant flow into our Smartphones and brains renders it useless. It seems as if we are constantly distracted, overwhelmed and unhappy.
But there are skills that we each have that really can help us to be happy right now. These skills need to become an essential part of our toolkit so …

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[ 31 Jul 2019 | No Comment ]

by Paul Guess, CABA
Shared Parental Leave (SPL) was introduced in April 2015. When asked about it, the then Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg explained, ‘more and more fathers want to play a hands-on role with their young children, but too many feel that they can’t.’ The SPL scheme was a way to give more ‘choice’ to families.
Let’s just take a moment to understand what SPL really is. Since April 2015, dads have had a legal right to ask their employers if they can have an extended period of leave from work. People …

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[ 29 Jul 2019 | No Comment ]

The Warning Signs of Burnout and How to Avoid it
It’s the time of year many people take a summer break, but if you have no enthusiasm for a week or two off and feel like you can barely cope with your routine, you may be at risk of burnout.
According to HSE, around 15.4 million working days are lost in 12 months due to work-related stress or anxiety last year, with 23% of full-time employees admitting to feeling burned out at work all the time. Collectively, 63% of this group are …

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[ 28 Jul 2019 | No Comment ]

  by Emma Sue Prince
We live and work in a world where uncertainty and change have become the norm. Even though we have all the information we could possibly want or need at our fingertips, our inability to manage its constant flow into our Smartphones and brains renders it useless. It seems as if we are constantly distracted, overwhelmed and unhappy.
But there are skills that we each have that really can help us to be happy right now. These skills need to become an essential part of our toolkit so …

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[ 21 Jul 2019 | No Comment ]

  by Emma Sue Prince
We live and work in a world where uncertainty and change have become the norm. Even though we have all the information we could possibly want or need at our fingertips, our inability to manage its constant flow into our Smartphones and brains renders it useless. It seems as if we are constantly distracted, overwhelmed and unhappy.
But there are skills that we each have that really can help us to be happy right now. These skills need to become an essential part of our toolkit so …