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How to Achieve Effective Communication Across Remote Teams

Thanks to continued technological advances, businesses are now able to far more easily connect from all corners of the globe. So much so, that remote working is predicted to significantly increase over the coming years. Working virtually has many benefits, however, such situations do also bring some challenges to overcome. One of the more challenging aspects includes maintaining effective and …

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10 Things to Know About An At Home STD Test

Whether you can’t make time to visit your doctor or you’re too scared to take an STD test at the hospital; worry no more! You can now test for sexually transmitted diseases from the comfort of your home. The technology makes it very convenient and safe for you to test for multiple STDs without having to book an appointment or …

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Therapeutic Health Benefits of Cat Ownership

There is no denying that pet ownership can have a hugely positive impact on people’s mental and physical wellbeing. Although dogs are most commonly the preferred choice of pet across much of the world, cats are close behind and it is becoming clearer why this is the case. There are far more to cats than meets the eye. Often there …

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Reducing Risk During the Change Management Process

Change is an inevitable part of life. It occurs across all areas and it is simply impossible to avoid. While there are many different perspectives when it comes to change, the reality is that change is viewed on an individual level – for some it can create fear and uncertainty, for others it can ignite excitement! How a person will …

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How to Make Spring Cleaning an Enjoyable Experience

For many the word cleaning can instantly trigger an eye roll, a deep sigh or a shoulder shrug! Yet, there are others who relish the activity. Is it possible to ever fully enjoy cleaning your house?! Well, there are certainly approaches you can take which will make it a more enjoyable and cathartic experience. You may never get to the …

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4 Best Tips for Sports Parents

1. Your child might have another agenda than you Mental TIP: Ask your child why they participate in their sport, and ask what the child feels he/she gains from it. Ask what is the best, most fun and exciting part of their sport. Take note of these answers and use these next time you give your child feedback on their …

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Event Planner Stress Management Guide

The event industry has long been recognised as a stressful one. In fact, a recent survey placed event planning as the fifth most stressful job only trumped by jobs which present life and death situations – pilots, firefighters, police officers etc. Though, this doesn’t come as much of a surprise to those in the industry. There is a fair amount …

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Best Methods for Personal Development Training

Popularity of Personal Development Personal development is a hot market right now, some estimates citing a $10 billion market. Why is personal development this popular? Most people want more out of life, whether it’s a better relationship, more rewarding career, a wider circle of friends, and better health. Most people eventually come to realize that in order to improve things, …

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How to Get Your Ex Back As A friend

After a breakup, it may be a hard time. The person that you used to call during tough times may be the person you now are upset about. It can be hard to know what to do. Many people invested so much time and energy in their relationship and it ends up feeling like a person that knows so much …

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Is a Non-Exec role the Right Career Path for you?

Any step you take on your career path comes with questions, decisions and some level of uncertainty. Questions like – is this the best direction for me? What if things don’t work out? Am I making the right choice? – are all valid and common when deciding the best way forward. If the role of a non-executive director has sparked …