How to take control of your finances and plan for the future

How to take control of your finances and plan for the future The need for developing a financial plan has become more important than ever in today’s financial climate. With inflation running rampant across the globe, it is likely that the money we earn no longer goes as far as it used to.  Even saving […]

How to research and develop effective content strategies

How to research and develop effective content strategies Did you know, content marketing costs 62% less than traditional marketing and generates about 3 times as many leads. (Content Marketing Infographic, n.d.) Content marketing is the process of planning, creating and sharing online content with a selected audience.  Business to Business (B2B) marketers reportedly use an […]

How to Improve Graphic Design Skills As a Beginner

How to Improve Graphic Design Skills As a Beginner What is graphic design? Graphic design is a form of visual communication. This means that a graphic designer uses visuals consisting of illustrations, text, and photographs to communicate with a target audience through visuals. Graphic design needs to communicate effectively. This means that if the design […]

Why mindfulness is important at work

Why mindfulness is important at work Success is defined differently by each person, but there are some general trends. In this day and age, success may be equated to how much money, power and acquisitions one has. There is the idea that there is an increasing search to shift to inner reflective work, a flow […]

Using mindfulness reduces stress

Using mindfulness reduces stress We all have stress, whether we are career people or parents at home; in our 20s or our 50s. Each of us goes through stressful situations in our lives – ups and downs are an inevitable part of life.  Luckily there are ways in which we can better manage our responses […]

Are mindfulness and meditation the same thing?

Are mindfulness and meditation the same thing? We live in a fast-paced, even frenetic, world of increasing pressures and high demands. The incessant thoughts and emotions that accompany this way of living can drain a lot of energy.  This is leading to a sense of overwhelm, mental health issues and even physical illness. This is […]

Causes and solutions to soft skills gaps

Causes and solutions to soft skills gaps Skills gaps – the difference between the skills required for a job and the skills employers possess. Skills gaps have always been prevalent in the workplace, whether in a single individual, across a department or in an entire organisation. Organisations recruit, train, develop, mentor and coach to close […]

What is the GROW Model in coaching?

What is the GROW Model in coaching? The GROW Model is one of the most widely used methods for performance coaching, leadership development and goal setting in the world today.  First developed in the United Kingdom in the 1980s by John Whitmore with the contribution of his fellow coaches Graham Alexander and Alan Fine, the […]

The benefits of the GROW Coaching Model

The benefits of the GROW Coaching Model The GROW Model is one of the most widely used methods for performance coaching, leadership development and goal setting in the world today.  First developed in the United Kingdom in the 1980s by John Whitmore with the contribution of his fellow coaches Graham Alexander and Alan Fine, the […]

What makes a good salesperson?

What makes a good salesperson? It’s a fact that sales drive our economies on all levels, from the street hustler trying to make ends meet to the top sales executive trying to close a billion-dollar deal. One thing common to all salespeople is that they are all trying to maximise the number of sales they […]

The psychology of sales

The psychology of sales When it comes to sales and salespeople there is an obvious difference between those who just want to make a sale and those who approach the sales with careful thought and a game plan.  If you want to make your sales career a success, then it is incredibly important that you […]

GROW Coaching Model Pros and Cons

GROW Coaching Model Pros and Cons As a leader, one of your most important roles is to coach your people to do their best. By doing this, you’ll help them make better decisions, solve problems that are holding them back, learn new skills, and otherwise progress their careers. Some people are fortunate enough to get […]

The evolution of fashion design and tips to get started

The evolution of fashion design and tips to get started All people dress their bodies in some way or another. No culture leaves the body unadorned, but embellishes, decorates, and enhances the body. Designers and consumers have shaped fashion at different points in history. Constantly evolving, fashion design is influenced by cultures, religions, new technologies, […]

What is Online Reputation Management (ORM)

What is Online Reputation Management (ORM) and how to improve it? In the online world where information spreads faster than wildfire, managing your online reputation  is especially important. Not only is it the predominant way that organisations and individuals alike increase their reach, but it is also the quickest way that reputation and brand can […]

What can you do as a certified aromatherapist?

What can you do as a certified aromatherapist? Massage has been used for decades for its health, healing, and relaxation benefits, not only on the body but the mind too. Massage is regarded as one of the oldest health care services known to humans. Today, there are over 80 different types of massage treatments with […]