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The power of a positive self-employed mindset

#KnowledgeExchange Women’s Business Club’s #KnowledgeExchange has been designed to recognise that all of our members have knowledge to share and that we’re all experts in the stuff that we know. Each month, we leverage our collective voice and empower our members to upskill each other by exchanging their knowledge. February is our Mindset month. In
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Keep It Clean For A Healthy Work Environment

  Keeping your office space at optimal levels of cleanliness can be a challenge. It’s a hugely important one to rise to, as not only does a clean, well organised office boost productivity but it also maintains a healthy environment for employees, minimises staff sickness and ensures a welcoming place to bring clients. Avoiding the
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Once Upon A Time In Business: Essential Storytelling Tips

  Whether it’s a meeting or pitching in a lift to a bunch of strangers, you need to learn the art of storytelling. Deadlines mean that you have a short amount of time to get their curiosity. But, interest isn’t enough – you need their attention, too. A presentation or a pitch with a story
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Celebrating Three Years Of MAXIMISE Women’s Business Magazine

Our magazine started by accident, we didn’t set out to produce a magazine at all in fact. The original idea was to allow six businesses to advertise on the back of our A6 promotion card for a small fee thereby funding our own marketing initiative whilst supporting some of our member’s businesses at the same
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How to MAXIMISE your results at the MAXIMISE Business Show

  You know, there are hundreds, if not thousands, of people out there who would love to buy your product or service, if they knew what it could do for them.  If they understood how it would make their life better, appreciate the real results and benefits they can get when buying from you. But,
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Business News: Sharp fall in women applying to universities

The number of women over 25 who applied to undergraduate university courses in England fell by almost a fifth this year (-18.3%), according UCAS¹ . The application service’s June figures revealed a drop of 7,870 applications, leading to one of the lowest numbers of women aged over 25 applying to university since 2012. So why
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Could you be replaced by a robot?

  Roll back a few decades and Hollywood was full of futuristic predictions of half-human, half-cyborg characters busting in with all guns blazing, threatening to take over the world. It seems humans nearly always won, in an egotistical representation of our fight for survival, but since then, we’ve seen the roll-out of superfast broadband, and
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Quarterly Business News featuring ‘What has the general election done for women in Westminster?’

  W20 champions women’s networks, mentoring and partnerships. Women20 (W20), an international programme launched at the G20 Summit in 2015, has brought together some of the world’s leading women to discuss gender inequality solutions. A panel event – including the German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Chief of the IMF Christine Lagarde and Ivanka Trump – focused
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Welcome to the home of small business and artisans

  Holly & Co is the home of creative small business owners. A place to gain colourful advice and inspiration, share learnings and together, shine a light on the power of small businesses and artisans. After a decade creating notonthehighstreet.com, Holly has decided to continue her life’s quest to bring colour to the world of
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Jade Lisseman – Rising out of recession bringing prosperity to many

  I am Jade Lisseman, I am 27 years old, my role is a Business Development Executive for Betaris Training Limited. I am responsible for all sales and account management within the company. Betaris Training Limited is a training company specialising in the delivery of training and qualifications in the predominantly male orientated sectors of
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