Category Archives: Jan’s Blog

“Authenticity is at the heart of success ” anon

One of the most consistent themes in recent years has been the search for authenticity – the rejection of fake values and identities in both business and as ourselves as people.  Rather than copycat our role models, we aim to recognise we are different people to start with while using their achievements for inspiration.    We…
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Think an introvert can’t sell? Think again

  I was doing a sales workshop at a conference the other week, and one of the delegates said to me over coffee “ But I can’t sell because I am an introvert”.   It is a common theme. People perceive it as necessary to be ultra-extrovert for selling;  a smooth talking, party loving animal who…
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Six Steps to Happiness

Most of us are lucky enough to no longer have to focus daily on simply surviving. As a result, we have had more time to ponder on those age-old questions of what life is about, why are we here and how we find happiness.  There is a growing belief that happiness as something we are…
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The Real Issues for International Women’s Day

Something has happened to feminism in the wake of the Weinstein case, and in with the co-incidental growing  obsession of political correctness.  Before I continue, let me clear up any confusion by saying that my personal opinion is that Harvey Weinstein is every sort of misogynist, sleazy creep and worse. Sadly, I do believe his…
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