5 practical ways to use mindfulness to allow creativity to flourish

Creativity and innovation are becoming the distinguishing factors for success in a world that is characterized by change, uncertainty and complexity. Using mindfulness in your business can help foster innovation and creativity and set you apart from your competitors. So here are five practical ways to use mindfulness to create a culture for creativity to flourish...

Lottery funded project is the dish of the day

Having successfully secured lottery funding, Carolyn Hodrien, Centre Manager at Ty Llewelyn Community Centre wasted no time in installing a long awaited commercial kitchen at the Centre’s 1950’s Diner and employing a full time Chef in the shape of Shaun Lynch, formerly of the Queen’s Head, Glanwydden.

Are you forcing your customers to contact your competition?

Far too many companies annoy and frustrate their customers before they even communicate with them. In…

Why your marketing needs an Avatar (or why every marketer needs to think about lawnmowers)

Marketing isn’t cheap, so it’s understandable that business owners look for value for money. And that leads many to pursue a strategy that targets a large audience. Which can be a mistake, says Shweta Jhajharia of The London Coaching Group.

Workplace menopause study finds ‘women feel they need to cope alone’

New report from University of Leicester calls for menopause-friendly workplaces and culture change programmes. A call for more menopause-friendly workplaces is made in a new Government report prepared by a team from the University of Leicester.

Why would a woman want to work in a dangerous male environment? Why work with violent offenders and put yourself at risk?

We asked Dr Stella Compton Dickinson, author of The Clinician’s Guide to Forensic Music Therapy, to find why she chose this work and how she keeps safe…

A Private Brunch or Lunch with Professor Jimmy Choo OBE in support of The Diana Award 

Presented by TV's Carol Smillie & TV Business Expert, Kate Hardcastle. Join a select number of V.I.P’s for an exclusive brunch or lunch to enjoy luxurious refreshments in the sumptuous surroundings of Harvey Nichols, Leeds at the Fourth Floor Restaurant - Tuesday 6th September at 10.30am.

Driverless Delivery Vehicle to Hit UK’s Roads in 2018

A Welsh start-up is on track to deliver one the of first road-legal A.I.-controlled autonomous vehicles in 2018 thanks to a successful crowdfunding round.

What’s your influencing style? Push or Pull?

In work, persuasion and influence is big business.  It’s the stuff of deals through to the lubricant for smooth running relationships. Your effectiveness at influencing others will impact how people judge you...

How to get your next job or promotion – Finding your sales voice

In life you are either selling, or being sold to. And in the context of job-seeking; if you don’t sell yourself when looking for work, you should expect someone else to land the job you deserve. Selling yourself in the job market is about finding your voice.