Meaningful Relationships are a Competitive Advantage

A different perspective on the phrase “it’s not what you know, it’s who you know”. This phrase used to be about social classes, rich and poor, nowadays it is still about who you know rather than what you know. The difference is that who you know is based on your networking and relationship building. It’s about … More Meaningful Relationships are a Competitive Advantage

What and How in order to Why – 2 Stage Development Planning

Firstly, an admission.  I wrote this post 4 years ago and can be found here.  Its still incredibly relevant and one of my most read posts.  Although it was originally written to help managers to guide their employees, I think its a great skill set for anyone to have, especially as you start your working … More What and How in order to Why – 2 Stage Development Planning

Reading regularly and widely will make you look intelligent!

Quite a bold statement but I happen to believe it; reading regularly and widely will make you look intelligent. But that is not the reason to invest your time and energy.  Let me explain the actual reasons why you should: It broadens your horizons and expectations.  Reading beyond your current remit develops the idea of … More Reading regularly and widely will make you look intelligent!

What do you want to learn about?

I’m running a poll on my website to understand what areas might be of greatest value for those leaving formal education and starting in the world of work.  Could it be communication skills? Problem solving techniques? Or just how to manage your work? You can find the poll here Thanks in advance for your input.