Personal Development

Latest personal development features from Brand Yorkshire

Wednesday, 10 February 2016 14:05

A guide to flexible working for the over 50's

Traditionally we would expect to be 'retiring' at 60 or 65 and not expecting to work ever again. But times have changed. For many different reasons, not least financial or health reasons, 60 is the new fifty and many of us still have a desire to work, albeit not at…
Wednesday, 20 January 2016 10:27

Why "follow your dreams" might be the worst advice ever!

Motivational speaker and presentation coach Lee Jackson explains why following your dreams might just be the worst advice ever!
Wednesday, 21 January 2015 15:50

‘Eureka moment to market!’

Most of us forget about our moments of genius and carry on with our lives as normal, but what happens when you can't get the idea out of your mind?
Thursday, 24 April 2014 09:44

Seeing a bigger picture

Can you home-in on the most important facts about your business? And, if you can identify the most important things – do you know what to do? Very often these are two different ends of a journey of discovery.
Thursday, 24 April 2014 09:27

Acknowledging pain

Happiness and Positive Psychology is not about being all 'Happy-Clappy' Positive psychology looks at what works in terms of boosting happiness & emotional well-being.
Thursday, 06 March 2014 16:05

The Importance of Being Self Aware

I don't know about you but I often find myself claiming "It is just who I am", with the utmost confidence. I do this without even realising that what I believe I stand for is sometimes completely counter to what my behaviour alludes to.
Monday, 03 February 2014 13:24

Managing your time effectively

Do you ever feel like you have too much to do in a short space of time? Staring at the workload wondering how you are going to do it all and then you have a new customer, a new partner, a family problem or you just feel like you can't…
Monday, 03 February 2014 11:38

Permission to take more time

I'm always going on and on about less is more, and it really often is. Certainly when we focus too much on desired results; we would be better served focussing less on the results and more on the process of actually what we are doing in that moment.
Wednesday, 13 November 2013 09:10

Managing your time effectively

Let's face it we could all do with more time. Time to go to the gym - time to see the family - time to do that report. How do we do it I hear you ask.
Tuesday, 12 November 2013 15:31

Improve work-life balance in your business

As a busy working mother of four children and having spent the last 17 years working in the legal environment, Amanda Noble-Simmons experienced and witnessed the long hours, stress and toll the legal industry places on its fee earners and support staff.
Thursday, 08 August 2013 07:33

The alchemy of a start up

Is there such a chemical formula for a start-up business?
Wednesday, 03 July 2013 14:34

Are you scared of communicating?

Colette Lowe of Chew PR offers a few good reasons why you should pluck up the courage.
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