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- Helen Keller

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Scotland and a Demand for Trustworthy Politics

19.09.2014

Today Scotland voted in a fair, legal and decisive democratic process to remain part of the United Kingdom, it is an historic day. Setting aside personal views on the integrity, intention, capability and results of the different political leaders, and… Read more

Derby Launch of Achievers Academy for Women

08.09.2014

A new and inspirational community for businesswomen launched in Derby this week. Jo Cameron's exclusive and nationally acclaimed Achievers Academy for Women (AAW) opened its 17th group which will be led by myself, Angela Armstrong. The growing… Read more

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Crucibles of Leadership - Goodbye comfort zone!

31.08.2014

Experience, and the meaning we give to that experience, shapes our characters and shapes us as managers and leaders. We can learn a lot about ourselves as leaders, and about how we learn through deliberate practice. Crucibles of Leadership Great… Read more

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Confidence, Arrogance, Visibility and Humility

16.08.2014

Leaders inspire others by their example and so leaders must be visible, whether in a corporate setting or an entrepreneurial one, in small groups or on a worldwide stage. “There’s a thin line between confidence and arrogance…its… Read more

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Success - it takes more than fancy flying

26.07.2014

The people who enjoy the most success (and get invited to all the must-attend parties) work hard at building their network and associate with people who inspire them to be/do/have more. We all work hard at excelling in our chosen profession through our… Read more

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Fresh, relevant and capable people are trusted

12.07.2014

Professionals in the fields of IT and telecoms know that failing to stay up to date with technology advances is career suicide. In other industries, where the pace of innovation is slower, those who stay informed about developments and trends are able… Read more

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Wimbledon: Rituals for Peak Performance

28.06.2014

Watching high performing tennis players compete head to head in the singles over an extended period of time provides great entertainment. I’m also fascinated by the success rituals the players have during the “rest breaks” to maintain… Read more

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A One Word Solution for Abundance

15.06.2014

It’s Fathers Day in the UK today, a day when we reflect and respect the role that our fathers have played in our life, for better or worse. I have two dads; I see that as a blessing. In life as in work it’s not the situation we are presented… Read more

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