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Want to know (or even understand) Google Penguin?
23 May 2012
I'm an avid follower of Graham Jones - the internet psychologist - why? Because he works at the pointy end of all thats coming our way web wise....
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Are you defending bad business performance?
23 May 2012
I've just had a long chat with one of my long term clients. I told him that 99.9% of my clients fall into the 'tough' boss category, and with them I'm...
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Listen up accountants - this is what entrepreneurs need from you!
23 May 2012
Its the classic 'opposites' scenario - a totally creative entrepreneur talking to their accountant trying to exp0lain their 'dream' - and the accounta...
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Did you know that you can reduce anxiety with colour?
16 May 2012
With never ending threats of the EU collapsing and reading about banks STILL ploughing along their same old greed track (JP Morgan and those weird inv...
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Do you know who won this year's Edison Award for Innovation?
16 May 2012
I bet you've heard of 'what' this man created but I wonder if you know HIS name? I didn't. The winner was Chris Anderson - founder of TED...
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Are you familiar with the concept of 'lean'?
16 May 2012
'Lean' is reasonably self explanatory - its the idea of doing more with less, something we should be doing in business every day of the week. Now that...
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Want a test for your stress levels (or those of a loved one)?
15 May 2012
I've just had a friend tell me about a lecturer who - when explaining stress to an audience, raised a glass of water and asked how heavy they thought ...
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Want to know how to get on the business success train?
15 May 2012
Times continue to be tough - but we have to keep chugging along - no choice really - so loved this article by http://www.thecorporatetoolbox....
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Who are the 3 people you'd love to meet in heaven?
15 May 2012
There was such an amazing response to my recent blog 'what would you do if you had one hour to liv...
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Why virtual teams fail and how to stop the rot!
08 May 2012
I've just had the absolute honour of being guest speaker at a conference where every single employee around the world, including the owners and direct...
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Want 8 new ways to find business?
08 May 2012
Like every other business, I'm always on the lookout for tips and tools. So check outhttp://www.thecorporatetoolbox.com/articles/8_steps_to_n...
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What is Google Authorship? And does it actually matter?
08 May 2012
I'm one of those people who has to be dragged screaming and kicking into ANY new online thing. I've so far avoided Google plus (I know Thomas Power - ...
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Wouldn't management be so much easier without employees?
08 May 2012
A couple of times a year I run public workshops teaching managers how to imnprove employee performance - one of the introductory exercises I get them ...
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Do you bid for work by tender?
08 May 2012
It isn't something I've done for a long time, mainly because I used to put so much work into putting a proposal together and never ever got the contra...
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Is your business going through a 'change'? And if it isn't perhaps it should be!
03 May 2012
No business can ever be static. We can never say 'we've arrived'. Business is an ongoing learning curve; an ongoing need to take risks - to keep our h...
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How to make a 'bundle' from your products (or services)
03 May 2012
The fabulous thing I've been able to do with all the wonderful books and whitepapers my Corporate Toolbox contributors send me - is to - every now and...
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What would you do if you had only one hour to live?
03 May 2012
Now that's a short time frame. Not enough time to rush out and book that world trip; certainly not enough time to do ANYTHING on my bucket list....
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Companies are starting to insist their suppliers are more socially conscious. Are you?
02 May 2012
According to Joyce Gioia 'most multinationals have programs that set standards for suppliers and hold them accountable. In addition, increasing number...
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Steve Jobs, MTV and 9 steps to all the power you'll ever need
02 May 2012
I love August Turak's (author of Brother John) articles - he always makes me think. How about this comment...... "Your audience will lear...
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Do you know how to really 'connect' with your audience or customer?
02 May 2012
Whether you are a professional speaker; someone who has to make sales presentations or even someone who simply has to make a farewell speech at work, ...
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