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According to a statistic published in an article on Management Today “nearly a third of young women don’t get feedback after a job interview, compared to less than a fifth of male applicants.” This is not a statistic that will sit well with graduate…
According to a statistic published in an article on Management Today “nearly a third of young women don’t get feedback after a job interview, compared to less than a fifth of male applicants.” This is not a statistic that will sit well with graduate recruiters. These companies spend a lot of time and money ensuring that … Continue reading "The Surprising State Of Recruitment Right Now"
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Businesses in the UK are starting to rewrite the rules on employee incentives in light of changing customer demands. John Lewis became the latest company to announce plans to shut down their staff canteen in favor of using self-serve facilities such as…
Businesses in the UK are starting to rewrite the rules on employee incentives in light of changing customer demands. John Lewis became the latest company to announce plans to shut down their staff canteen in favor of using self-serve facilities such as vending machines according to a briefing document seen by The Guardian. Traditionally employee incentive programmes have … Continue reading "Why Smarter Businesses Spend Less Money On Employee Perk...
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I am not a typical individual. I love to learn. There is nothing I like to do more then sit in the library doing all nighters, reading journals and books about business. You may find that idea pretty odd. Why would someone want to learn so badly? The…
I am not a typical individual. I love to learn. There is nothing I like to do more then sit in the library doing all nighters, reading journals and books about business. You may find that idea pretty odd. Why would someone want to learn so badly? The picture at the top of this article shows you … Continue reading Two Reasons Why It Is Great To Be A Business Geek
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Do you consider yourself to be a leader who is consciously aware of your own thoughts and feelings and to the world around you? Most leaders would rate themselves as a highly effective and mindful individual. However very few focus on how to empower…
Do you consider yourself to be a leader who is consciously aware of your own thoughts and feelings and to the world around you? Most leaders would rate themselves as a highly effective and mindful individual. However very few focus on how to empower others to be more mindful. Let me let you into a little … Continue reading How Helping Others Be Mindful Can Help You Succeed
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You will never guess what I got for my 21st birthday. It wasn’t an expensive watch or a lavish birthday party. It was an airplane lesson at the local airfield nearby my hometown. This may sound extravagant to some, but there is a difference. I didn’t want…
You will never guess what I got for my 21st birthday. It wasn’t an expensive watch or a lavish birthday party. It was an airplane lesson at the local airfield nearby my hometown. This may sound extravagant to some, but there is a difference. I didn’t want to have something such as a watch which I would physically … Continue reading How To Harness The Power Of Experiences
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Greece has a dilemma when it comes to productivity. Bloomberg News reported today that Greek workers work for the longest on average in the whole of Europe. Unfortunately for Greece the number of hours worked doesn’t equate to a fair reward for the Greek…
Greece has a dilemma when it comes to productivity. Bloomberg News reported today that Greek workers work for the longest on average in the whole of Europe. Unfortunately for Greece the number of hours worked doesn’t equate to a fair reward for the Greek people. Per gross domestic hour worked the productivity level in Greece ranks way … Continue reading Greece’s Productivity Dilemma
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I discovered across an excellent resource today created by Jan Konig, co-founder of HashtagNow.de from a recent blog post written by Emma Brudner for Hubspot. It highlights 26 actionable tips on networking that Jan has learnt from business books such as…
I discovered across an excellent resource today created by Jan Konig, co-founder of HashtagNow.de from a recent blog post written by Emma Brudner for Hubspot. It highlights 26 actionable tips on networking that Jan has learnt from business books such as How To Win Friends And Influence People, The Seven Habits Of Highly Effective People and The … Continue reading "Here’s An Effective Presentation For Networking Packed Full Of Recommendations"
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When was the last time you took a week or two off from work? If you are someone who loves what they do and would likely be classed as a workaholic the idea of taking time off from your business is really hard to imagine. I am admittedly someone who hates…
When was the last time you took a week or two off from work? If you are someone who loves what they do and would likely be classed as a workaholic the idea of taking time off from your business is really hard to imagine. I am admittedly someone who hates taking a break. I … Continue reading On Taking A Break
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When was the last time you took a week or two off from work? If you are someone who loves what they do and would likely be classed as a workaholic the idea of taking time off from your business is really hard to imagine. I am admittedly someone who hates…
When was the last time you took a week or two off from work? If you are someone who loves what they do and would likely be classed as a workaholic the idea of taking time off from your business is really hard to imagine. I am admittedly someone who hates taking a break. I … Continue reading On Taking A Break
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It has been six months since I took charge of my independence again and got my first flat after university. And since then I have been reading plenty of articles (mostly London centric) about how young people today are stuck at home with mum and dad or…
It has been six months since I took charge of my independence again and got my first flat after university. And since then I have been reading plenty of articles (mostly London centric) about how young people today are stuck at home with mum and dad or struggling to afford to buy a property. Frankly all … Continue reading Why I Don’t Care About The Rent Generation Hype
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I am sure by now you have read the New York Times article (it has been shared 128,000 times on Facebook, so I am sure you have!) on the reported working practices at Amazon. It has certainly opened up a broad discussion about how employers typically…
I am sure by now you have read the New York Times article (it has been shared 128,000 times on Facebook, so I am sure you have!) on the reported working practices at Amazon. It has certainly opened up a broad discussion about how employers typically create an environment that ensures that cream rises to the top. But it … Continue reading Unfair Competition: The New Norm In The Modern Workplace
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Gunther Hawelka knows about the significance of excellent coffee. He owns and runs the family owned Cafe Sperl in Austria which is one of the original coffee houses built in 1939. Cafe Sperl is somewhere steeped in historical value and remains one of the…
Gunther Hawelka knows about the significance of excellent coffee. He owns and runs the family owned Cafe Sperl in Austria which is one of the original coffee houses built in 1939. Cafe Sperl is somewhere steeped in historical value and remains one of the only coffeehouses in the world to remain untouched by modern design. … Continue reading The Forgotten Heroes Of Coffee Shops
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My personal mission statement: "Be part of something bigger than myself every single day."
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Hi there. Thanks for taking the time to learn more about me.

I am a highly driven young professional with a BA (Hons) in Business Studies (Achieved a 2.2)

During my final year at university I was the team leader for an on campus social enterprise called Enactus Leeds Metropolitan.


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  • Honesty is the best policy.
  • Being trustworthy means the world to me.
  • Being reliable makes all the difference.
  • Being ambitious can drive you to succeed.
You can usually found me online at places like Twitter, my blog and of course here on Google+.

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  • Leeds Metropolitan University
    Higher National Diploma In Business, 2011 - 2013
  • Leeds Metropolitan University
    BA (Hons) In Business, 2013 - 2014
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Why the New Research on Mobility Matters: An Economist’s View
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There’s a compelling case that good neighborhoods nurture success.

‘Our Demand Is Simple: Stop Killing Us’
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How a group of black social-media activists built the nation’s first 21st-century civil rights movement.

Job and Wage Gains as Americans Rejoin the Work Force
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American employers added 257,000 jobs in January, showing that signs of economic momentum late last year carried into 2015.

The Secret Life of Passwords
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We despise them – yet we imbue them with our hopes and dreams, our dearest memories, our deepest meanings. They unlock much more than our ac

Old Masters at the Top of Their Game
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After 80, some people don’t retire. They reign.

Marketing Day: More Google Glass Apps, Zillow Buys Trulia & The Reta...
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Here’s our daily recap of what happened in online marketing today, as reported on Marketing Land and other places across the web. From Marke

One Week Without The Kids | Fast Company | Business + Innovation
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A mother of three reveals the surprising patterns that emerged when she suddenly had the house--and her life--all to herself.

London digital design studio & apps development company : Codegent
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Harness the power of Twitter's native advertising service, Twitter Ads.

Clever Psychological Life Hacks That'll Make You More Successful
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Attitude is everything. Change your state of mind and you can change your world.

When the Tour de France came to Yorkshire
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Millions of spectators lined the routes of the two Yorkshire stages of the grandest of Grand Départ in the history of the Tour de France, cr

With Summize, Twitter to Buy a Clue
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The big buzz of the evening is that Twitter, a San Francisco-based startup that allows anyone to post short (up to 140 characters) messages

Why You Should Always Apologise For A Mistake! | Brand Marketing Integra...
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Because customers deserve a business which is honest about making the mistake and sincere about making it right. If you fail to provide an e

Podcast: MIXTT Interview by UK's Technology Gazette
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Last Friday I had the pleasure of being interviewed by Josh Chandler of Britain's Technology Gazette. Great guy with a passion for new start

I've Never Seen the Israel / Palestine Conflict Illustrated More Uniquel...
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3 minutes | The story shared by Israel and Palestine has been told in several stunning films, but I don't think I've ever seen it told like

The Return of #pr20chat | prTini
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Get excited. #pr20chat is making a comeback! This chat, which I co-moderated for ~4 years with Justin Goldsborough, has been on a mini-hiatu

There’s No Dull Subjects, Only Dull Authors.
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I’m not going to prolong this post with an overly extended introduction or flowery bullshit designed to amplify our perceived expertise, I’m

Beware the Nextperts: The Next Generation of Social Media Experts
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Up front I should tell you. I'm a Baby Boomer. Born in 1959. I have been working in social media marketing for the past ten years. Of course