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September 2, 2014
02
Sep

Story telling for selling

Last month I was reminded how powerful the art of storytelling is, when selling to potential clients and customers. I went to the wonderful Gower Show in South West Wales; an annual agricultural and cultural show. One of my favourite areas is where local craftspeople sell products. These range from jewellery, photographs, crafts and Welsh...
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02
Sep

10 Ways to Get a Buy-in on a New Project

You’ve had a great idea for a new project, your organization has given you the green light and now all you need is some sponsors to buy into the venture by investing their time, efforts or whatever it may be into it. Here are some tips for attracting the right people to your project. Be...
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02
Sep

Interview Questions and Answers – Part 2

You may have read my last post when I introduced you to the first of the 4 types of questions you could expect to be asked during an interview situation ‘Icebreakers’ http://www.wearethecity.com/interview-questions-answers-part-1/ During this second part I will explain Requests for information. As with the icebreakers, these are usually straightforward enquiries, but the interview has...
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02
Sep

Inspirational Woman: Nancy Cruickshank | Founder of MyShowcase

Nancy is a passionate entrepreneur & Beauty junkie, so the launch of MyShowcase in June 2012 was a labour of nothing less than love for Nancy & her co-Founding colleagues, Kate Shapland, Rodrigo Dauster & Olivier Beau de Lomenie. MyShowcase is a brand new concept in Beauty retail – more than 30 inspiring brands sold...
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02
Sep

4 Marketing Timesavers You Should Start Using Today

Sometimes, you just need to get your marketing done, no questions asked. But when you’re busy running your business, marketing can unfortunately be one of the things that gets overlooked. What if I told you that there was a way to get your marketing done, and save time? Sound good? Well, I’m going to share...
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02
Sep

Get Involved! Exploring the impact of ageing in the workplace

Does age block or enable success in the business world? I talked recently with a woman about her latest promotion. Work is a dream come true just now – she is rising through the ranks in her finance company according to plan. But already, at 39, she is concerned about the impact her age will...
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Couple Holding Hands on Swing Set
02
Sep

If You Have Never Had a Relationship…

There are many women today who have never been in a relationship, here are some of the most common reasons why they are single. Don’t worry, that’s normal, you share that with every person on this planet, that’s right everyone with a heartbeat and skin has a fear of rejection, it’s part of being human....
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professional women Speaking
02
Sep

The trouble with talented women

If a taxi is picking me up and know they’re expecting a Professor Donald, when I turn up they tend to go, “Ah, I was expecting a man”. And that’s not even being an experimental physicist – they’re surprised that I’m a professor.  Athene Donald.  Professor Dame Athene Donald at The Royal Society The trouble...
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