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Self-promotion is a vital career building skill – however, according to a poll in our 'Know Yourself Before You Can Promote Yourself' (log in to access) webinar, less than one in ten of us think we're any good at it. Conversely, a whopping 81% of us find promoting a friend or colleague easy-peasy. So why the disparity? Maybe because people often confuse self-promotion with showing off.
According to management guru and leader of everywoman webinar 'Developing Your Leadership Capabilities', Kate Fletcher, leadership is one of the most debated topics in business. With technological advancement moving at a furious pace, the ability of leaders to embrace change and inspire employers has been brought, now more than ever, into pinpoint focus.
Anna Bance is the co-founder of Girl Meets Dress, an online designer dress rental service which is revolutionising how women buy fashion. Here, the winner of the Specsavers everywoman in Retail Programme tells us in her own words about how her idea was born and what the future holds.
This September, Wisdom 2.0 heads to Europe. A product of Silicon Valley, the event will explore how technology can help us stay connected in ways that support our wellbeing, empower us professionally and are generally useful to the world. Past speakers include Arianna Huffington, Eckhart Tolle, Bill Ford and Twitter's co-founder Evan Willliams - high-profile high fliers keen on putting technology in its rightful place.
Everyone knows a business performs at its best when it is backed by a functioning, high-performing and motivated team. Ensuring your team is performing at their best is critical, and in the long run will mean that business objectives are met. Although measuring a team's performance may seem difficult, it's not with the right tools.
Startups and small businesses are often in the shadows of their larger competitors when it comes to media coverage - more often that not for the simple reason that they don't have the budget to retain a PR firm.
Wellbeing is a transient state that changes depending on what is going on in your life, your experiences and your perception of those experiences. Having good mental wellbeing means that you feel you have the resilience and ability to cope when times get rough. How do you get to this point?
Mental health is how you think and feel about yourself and your role in society. It is also how you cope when times get tough. Problems you may encounter will range from general everyday worries to serious long-term conditions, all of which affect your wellbeing – the state of being comfortable, healthy and happy.
A whopping 95% of us define personal wellbeing as 'feeling comfortable, happy and healthy in ourselves'. However, not so many of us feel this on a daily basis. A recent government survey showed that 1 in 10 people feel anxiety and depression.
Ute Marke is Product Delivery Manager (Governance) and Employee Champion for Germany at Vodafone and is based in Duesseldorf. As part of her role, Ute liaises with colleagues, clients and customers across the global Vodafone network on a daily basis – and as such, is an international networking whizz.
We sat down with Ute to glean her top tips on meeting, networking and nurturing global contacts.