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March 13, 2018
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Mar

Inspirational Woman: Alison Cork | Founder and CEO of alisonathome.com

Tell us a bit about yourself, background and your current role I’ve been an entrepreneur since I was at college, when I started my first business to pay a few bills. My second business, in publishing, of which I was co-founder, went public in 1994. I then founded my lifestyle business Alison at Home www....
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13
Mar

22/09/2018 – Tough Mudder – Help for Heroes

Tough Mudder is an international assault course designed by the Special Forces with the intention of pushing you further than your fitness levels demand. Obstacles include crawling under razor wire, scaling inverted fences, reaching the summit of ‘Mount Everest’ and getting a buzz out of Electroshock Therapy. With several Mudder events taking place across the...
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13
Mar

Applications are open for the P&G Female Business Leaders Growth Programme

WEConnect International is a corporate-led non-profit and their goal is to connect more majority women owned businesses (those that are at least 51 per cent owned, managed and controlled by one or more women) into the corporate supply chain. Their corporate members represent $1 trillion in annual purchasing power and are true pioneers in inclusive...
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13
Mar

04/08/18 – London Triathlon 2018 – Marie Curie

Join over 11,000 participants and 30,000 spectators – take on the largest triathlon in the world! The AJ Bell London Triathlon starts at the ExCeL Centre, Royal Victoria Dock. Participants swim, bike and run past some of London’s famous landmarks. Everyone is welcome, from first-time triathletes to Olympic champions. There are a variety of distances,...
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13
Mar

Navigating the minefield of office politics

Office politics are the tactics people use to gain advantage. Whether you hate it, admire it, practice it or avoid it, office politics is a fact of life in any company. And, like it or not, it’s something you need to understand and if you can, work with. (If I’d been more savvy about the...
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13
Mar

Eight ways of managing boardroom anxiety

Leaving another boardroom meeting feeling flustered and unheard? Where you stumbled over your answers and your mind went blank when faced with questioning from the CEO? You are not alone. Even the most confident and assertive people can feel tongue-tied and anxious during that all-important board meeting. Anxiety can leave us feeling passive, so the...
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13
Mar

Inspirational Woman: Vasiliki Petrou | Group CEO & Executive Vice President, Unilever Prestige

Vasiliki Petrou is Group CEO and Executive Vice President of Unilever Prestige, the premium division of Unilever Personal Care and home to eight differentiated brands across luxury skincare and hair care, including Dermalogica, Murad, REN, Kate Somerville, Living Proof and Hourglass Cosmetics. With more than 25 years in the industry, Vasiliki champions authentic, innovative and...
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Career Change
13
Mar

Top five career tips | Helen Rose, TSB

Helen Rose, Chief Operating Officer and Executive Sponsor for Gender at TSB, gives her top five career tips. Get a career mentor, or better still a sponsor! I am extremely passionate about supporting future talent.  Mentoring is a great way to help and support people in their careers by providing perspective and helping them to...
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