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Taking A Steer From Coaching: 35 Questions For Self Development

11 March 2018

You’re busy addressing others’ priorities, but what about your own? In the bidding world, we spend our time helping others to achieve their goals – e.g. a bid writer supporting […]

How DO People Present Without Notes?

25 September 2013

The Labour Leader, Ed Miliband, is being praised by the media this week for delivering his hour-long conference speech without using any notes.  This is a skill that public figures […]

Take the Coach to Your Future

19 September 2013

Coaching is a conversation between two people, the coach and the client.  The objective of the conversation is for the coach to help the client to achieve a stated goal […]

Mind Your Ps and Qs

05 August 2013

What’s important when submitting a pre-qualification questionnaire (PQQ) or tender?  The client, your reader, will want to know that you have the experience, credibility, capacity and genuine desire to deliver […]

Do Businesses Plan To Their Strategies?

08 July 2013

Strategic planning is generally taken to be focused on medium- to long-term business success – ie. three years and longer – and aims to move the business in directions that […]

Strategise and Communicate

17 June 2013

Even the most researched, planned, analysed and practical strategies are not going to be effective if they’re not made relevant, important and personal to the people who will play key […]

Clear As Mud?

14 June 2013

Have you ever read something and wondered what on Earth the writer was trying to convey, even after reading two or three times?

Don’t Spoil A Good Thing!

12 June 2013

A presentation by a subject matter expert was spoiled yesterday by some shortcomings that could have been avoided.  The following are some of the issues that we identified throughout the […]

Writing Compelling Documents

17 May 2013

Do you find that you have ideas of what to write and you know your subject, but it’s difficult to know how to put that down in writing?

Succeed in Personal Interviews

21 April 2013

Interviews are usually stressful to at least some degree, but understanding the key features of an interview should help you to handle it with more awareness and confidence.