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Month: August 2021

Perfect pitching skills for any situation

Monday, August 9th, 2021

Whether you’re pitching your new business to an investor, your new TV show idea to a production company, yourself to a potential employer or an idea in your next staff meeting, there’s a few things that can make the difference between success and falling flat.   We’ve collected some of the best pitching advice from [Read more…]

The Secrets of getting on with your work colleagues

Monday, August 9th, 2021

One popular request for advice from the Alumni Association is on the topic of getting on with your work colleagues. It seems that many of us have difficulty getting on with everyone at work, all of the time. That’s completely normal, but there are tactics you can employ to make your working relationships better.   [Read more…]

Why you procrastinate and how to stop doing it

Monday, August 9th, 2021

Stop procrastinating! If only it was that simple. For around 20% of people, procrastination is a way of life. They leave deadlines to the last minute, put off going to the doctor for check-ups, delay answering emails (or use emails to delay doing other things), rarely leave the house on time, fail to go to [Read more…]

Working for big companies versus small companies

Monday, August 9th, 2021

Not all businesses are created equal. In much the same way as choosing between city living or the country life, there are differences between working for a large company and a small one that can impact your quality of life. There is no right answer for which is ‘best’ but read on to see how [Read more…]

What to do when your mind goes blank

Monday, August 9th, 2021

Does your mind ever go blank in stressful situation, such as during an exam, an interview, or giving a speech?   Having a brain freeze can happen to anyone. “The problem doesn’t just affect those of us who generally suffer from anxiety. Virtually all of us are vulnerable to similar failures, finding it harder to [Read more…]