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Professional Self-Leadership in the workplace

Foreward: This blog was originally written for a newsletter which supports the professional development of Executive Personal Assistants. However, it is applicable to a range of professionals. I define Self-Leadership as life long self-development, founded on self-respect and self-awareness. Self-Leadership is the founding blocks of effective leadership of others. A leader, manager or PA who […]

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‘Speak to us of Work’

I love this beautifully written piece – and wanted to share it with you. It gives us an inspired take on what it really means to work, and what we receive in return: ‘Speak to us of Work’ – an excerpt, by Kahlil Gibran from his much celebrated book ‘The Prophet’, first published in 1923. […]

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Working your power: Using your voice #2

The purpose of this blog is to acknowledge how it is possible for people to be silenced – be it at work or in any situation where there is a power differential. I make specific reference to the Hillsborough disaster of 1989. This blog is not intended to be an indepth exploration of the events […]

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Do Vision and Mission Statements Work?

I have worked with so many organisations which although they have mission and vision statements in place- do not actually live by or follow them. Usually the staff do not know what the company vision and mission statements are and moreover, if they do, they do not believe in them – they see their organisations’ […]

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Working your pitch at networking events

Networking is key to running a successful business. Why? Well networking is an opportunity to get ‘out there’ and and tell people about your services. You cannot get customers if your customers don’t know you exist. So networking is a important way of increasing your profile and growing your business. See my previous *document about […]

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The Top Five places- to go for help with Work issues

This blog is for those people facing problems at work and want to know where they can find out information and get support. Below I summarise five key organisations that support the welfare of workers in the UK. I also give details of their websites where you can seek further information.  Health and Safety Executive […]

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CPD Accredited Training – The Self-Leadership Training

The Self-Leadership series of trainings has just been CPD Accredited by The CPD standards office! Benefits of CPD Accreditation So what does this mean for you? It means that when you attend training by The Work stress Buster, you will be attending a programme that has undergone a series of rigorous checks to ensure the […]

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Book Review: Changing Vampires in the Workplace into Angels

I have just been reading this book: Changing Vampires into Angels’ by Maria Paviour. The book talks about the different types of relationships we can have with people. In particular, it talks about how certain people can be energy vampires who drain and manipulate. Maria describes many different types of vampire. There were many ‘a-ha’ […]

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