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Posted on 27 Apr 2016
Having a mantra you silently repeat to yourself in stressful times not only has a motivational effect; it’s also scientifically proven to bring about a meditative mind state, in which you feel calmer, relaxed and more self assured. Award-winning women across the everywomanNetwork share how they discovered their personal mantras, and what they mean to them.   
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Posted on 25 Apr 2016
As the first woman to row the Atlantic twice from east to west, everywoman Associate Sally Kettle knows a thing or two about rebounding after a fall. In our webinar Regaining motivation after a setback (log in to listen on demand), she shares her insight into how you can rediscover your drive after a personal or professional upset.  
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Posted on 22 Apr 2016
Today, 22 of the most inspirational role models within the transport and logistics industry have been announced as finalists in the 2016 FTA everywoman in Transport & Logistics Awards. The Awards aim to demonstrate the breadth of career opportunities offered by the industry, particularly for women, and those shortlisted are prime examples of this with careers ranging from engineers to warehousing managers and HGV drivers.
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Posted on 18 Apr 2016
Five women named everywoman in Retail Ambassadors in 2015 share the personal and professional advantages of winning one of these coveted Awards.   Jill Flood, Senior Brand Manager, Superdrug
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Posted on 4 Apr 2016
What gets you out of bed in the morning, spurs you on to do a good job even when there’s no pay rise on the horizon, pushes you to stick your hand up for a stretch assignment when you’re already approaching full capacity? It’s motivation – a workplace characteristic that’s easy to spot in both abundance and its absence.
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Posted on 4 Apr 2016
Workplace motivation can be an elusive thing indeed - what makes some individuals more and others less motivated is something scholars, economists and psychologists have been asking for centuries. Find out where you sit on the motivation scale, before turning to our workbook 60 minutes to motivation where you’ll learn the five crucial ingredients that make up the perfect recipe for workplace drive.   1. Which of the following statements best describes your attitude to setting personal goals in the workplace?
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Posted on 4 Apr 2016
You can’t win them all. That was one of the insights put forward by Jacqueline de Rojas, Citrix Systems UK’s VP & General Manager, Northern Europe, at the 2016 everywoman Forum: Advancing Women in Technology. “I swerve and avoid difficult people,” she said. “There’s no point banging your head on a door that won’t open.”  Finding alternative routes past your non-believers is certainly one way to compensate for stakeholders who just don’t ‘get’ you. Here we look at additional strategies for dealing with those naysayers you’re obliged to work with.
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Posted on 4 Apr 2016
Good compensation is a cornerstone in how to make employees feel valued; after all, few of us want to – or could - work without salary. But if a guaranteed pay cheque at the end of each month were all it took, well-reimbursed positions would seldom be left. The manager who pays attention to what makes their employees feel valued will be rewarded with greater loyalty, productivity and motivation among their team members. The following strategies, backed up by scientific data, are designed to be incorporated into your daily managerial duties.  
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Posted on 4 Apr 2016
It was the largest event of its kind in Europe, attended by over 600 women in technology from across the world, presided over by key players from the most exciting and changeable industry of our times. The second annual everywoman Forum: Advancing Women in Technology saw thought leaders share their advice for the sector and its would-be leaders.   “Alpha males need to get on the page”
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Posted on 4 Apr 2016
“The future belongs to young people with an education and the imagination to create,” said US President Barrack Obama. But for the young or youthful of appearance trying to make headway in the workplace, the more pertinent question is likely to be: How do I make a difference now? All the research shows that first impressions do count, appearances can matter, and your level of skill and experience is a factor in how seriously you’re taken. But that doesn’t mean you can’t make your mark as the youngest kid on the block.
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Posted on 4 Apr 2016
Up to 85% of all jobs are secured through face-to-face networking, or because of someone a candidate already knew – that’s according to a study by Harvard Business School. You can’t afford to leave your professional network to chance – commit to growing and nurturing it both online and offline, with a little help from the tips of well-connected women around the world.  
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Posted on 31 Mar 2016
Managed well, a performance review has the power to supercharge your direct report’s motivation, confidence and ambition levels. And yet, for many employees, the very idea of a performance review elicits “frustration”, “anxiety” and “boredom”.
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Posted on 24 Mar 2016
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Posted on 23 Mar 2016
All that work on your CV has done the trick and now you’re drawing on the everywomanNetwork’s wealth of resources to prepare for that job interview. As you put the final touches to your winning strategy, heed the lessons – in both job interview success and failure - from the women who’ve gone before.i  
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Posted on 21 Mar 2016
Insight into one woman's experience at the sharp end of making staff cutbacks.
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Posted on 21 Mar 2016
More than 80% of delegates participating in our recent webinar ‘How to achieve your leadership ambitions’ said that they are already working towards serving on a board – a fantastic result worth celebrating, particularly in light of International Women’s Day’s quest for women and girls to take responsibility for achieving their workplace ambitions.
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Posted on 15 Mar 2016
Whether you are already a leader, or an aspiring manager, you have the power to make a difference today.
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Posted on 15 Mar 2016
As uncomfortable a thought as it might be, we all make quick judgements and assessments of people and situations, influenced by our backgrounds, cultural environments and personal experiences.
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Posted on 15 Mar 2016
Making your slideshow stand out from the crowd while keeping to your timeslot and presenting yourself at your confident best to a roomful of colleagues – small wonder public speaking is such a nerve-inducing feat of the modern workplace.
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