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Commitment is unfashionable. So why is it important?

Commitment is unfashionable. In an age of instant gratification, instant celebrity, and increasingly transient lifestyles, words such as ‘serious’, ‘long-term’ and ‘effort’ sound outdated, even off-putting, to many ears – especially at the younger end of the workforce, labelled variously…

What’s the most valuable investment you can make as a business? Empower your team!

The biggest and greatest asset of any company is its team. Although obvious, the most valuable investments you can make as a business is investing in your own team – in their wellbeing, goals, and development – and it’ll offer…

How can we incorporate innovation into everyday?

Innovation is the world that everyone is always talking about. Failure to innovate now can lead to the end of companies – take Blockbuster, for example. How, as individuals, can we foster innovation and creative thinking into everyday practice? It…

The tool that changed the beauty game in 2016 and the power of the Vlogger

Social video is in the spotlight right now – YouTube, Facebook Live, Snapchat, Instagram Stories, or any other site or app. Social Media Examiner’s survey found that 73% of brands said they increased their use of videos last  year, and…

Humour’s place in social media strategy

We all love a good laugh and when choosing who to follow on Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook, brands that make us smile are usually at the top of the list. Entertaining content is one of the top five reasons people…

What’s one of the most important ingredients in building a successful team? Trust

Trust is the most important ingredient for a harmonious, synergistic, and effective work environment. It is a primary factor in how people work well together, listen to one another and build effective relationships. Businesses that have and build trust among…

What’s a digital detox and how does it affect brands?

Today’s obsession is with being “always-on”. The world is full of digital noise, online 24/7 and we’re bombarded by an endless stream of communication from a proliferation of digital devices from friends, family and brands. But, this “always-on” mentality is…

What makes a great leader?

Effective leadership and leadership development, which is often neglected, is critical to the success of any business. We’re frequently asked what makes a great leader? Leadership isn’t about being great but enabling others to be great One of our biggest…

The rise of the “teenpreneur”; what are their skills, challenges and what can we do to help?

Despite the average age of entrepreneurs being between 25 to 45 years old, people today are starting businesses at younger and younger ages. We’re seeing more and more “teenpreneurs”. But what skills do teens have which create successful startups? What…

Nike increases diversity strides by creating a sport hijab for Muslim women

Nike, as ever, is changing the game! They’re becoming even more inclusive by creating a sport hijab for Muslim women. Whilst their ‘Pro Hijab’ will not be the first of its kind, as one of the most notable fitness brands…