Why you procrastinate and how to stop doing it

  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 [Read more…]

Successful women give their tips for balancing a family and a career

  With the growth in employers offering flexible working patterns, part-time opportunities, plus greater support, it’s possible to balance the needs of a family with your career and learning ambitions. We were inspired by the examples of these five successful women who have spoken about their experiences of climbing the career ladder whilst balancing the [Read more…]

Start-up buzzwords decoded

  The rise of the start-up phenomenon has also seen the rise of buzzwords, abbreviations and lingo that it can sometimes be hard to keep up with. Forbes.com argues that “[Buzzwords] wind up in TED Talks, pitch meetings and every tech journalist’s inbox” and this endless stream of jargon may be being abused. “Jargon started [Read more…]

Pros and cons of using social media for marketing your business

  The first in a series of articles about social media for business. Coming up later: Which social media platforms should your business use? | How to build a social media community for your business |How to create a social media campaign for your business | Common social media mistakes businesses make | A guide [Read more…]

Best brain-training apps

  Want better focus, improved memory and faster thought-processing? Who wouldn’t? Your brain actually reaches its peak performance between the ages of 16 and 15 years, before your cognitive function starts to decline, but you can halt and even reverse this decline through working out your brain just like you would your body through exercise. [Read more…]