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9th Feb 2018

“Time management is an oxymoron. Time is beyond our control, and the clock keeps ticking regardless of how we lead our lives. Priority management is the answer to maximizing the time we have.”   - John C. Maxwell In all my surveys, interviews and conversations with...

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26th Jan 2018

  What is continuous improvement?   Continuous improvement embodies culture, discipline and performance. For an organisation to continuously find opportunity in innovation, the staff need a free-thinking work environment. This allows for the status quo...

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18th Jan 2018

Why become a Consultant? For anyone interested in becoming a Consultant, one question immediately comes to mind: Why do you want to become a Consultant? This seemingly simple question goes beyond the practical, ‘What for?’ and truly...

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17th Jan 2018

The recent liquidation of British multinational Carillion - with the subsequent threat of the loss of 20,000 people’s livelihoods in the UK - demonstrates the stark reality of an uncertain and rapidly-changing market which consultants and contractors must be prepared to...

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11th Jan 2018

Consultants exist across a variety of industries with different areas of expertise. From an IT Consultant who specialises in digital transformation, to a Marketing Consultant that may be brought in to a business to drive leads and conversion, the specialisms of consultants are extremely...

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5th Jan 2018

As the new year gets underway, it’s a good time to consider how you will make 2018 your best year ever. Here are our three top tips for Consultants in any field to start and maintain a productive year: 1. Decide how to invest in...

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2nd Jan 2018

On the 13th November 2017, In Touch Networks hosted its first annual conference, ‘Winning in the Boardroom,’ at the Royal Institute in Mayfair, London.   The event was...

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20th Dec 2017

For our December success story, we interviewed Rico Gusman, a member of Non-Executive Directors and The Consultant Hub to hear why he originally joined the networks and his delight at securing a role which offers more than he anticipated. Who? Since the age of 16, Rico...

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8th Nov 2017

The way in which professionals apply for roles and serve businesses has evolved. Staying in one position for decades, if not the majority of your career, is no longer the norm. Remote working and freelance is on the rise,...

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15th Sep 2017

One of the challenges of deciding to take a career in a different direction is that it can be hard to reinvent yourself. People know you for who you are and what you have done. They probably have no idea about your...

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12th Sep 2017

Long gone are the days of working for the same organisation for decades at a time. Traditional employment models are rapidly being turned on their head, making way for a more flexible and dynamic workforce. In the UK alone, there are over 2 million freelancers contributing...

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7th Sep 2017

Becoming a consultant and ensuring business success should probably be all about playing to your strengths. After all, you may well have become a consultant so that you can share your expertise with clients who find themselves with a skill gap at a...

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The power of motivation

In Touch Networks

6th Sep 2017

You can have all the advantages of skills and career successes. People can be eager to help and support you in your quest for change. However, motivation is a door locked from the inside. No one can want you to do something. If it’s going to be done then it will be done because you want it...

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6th Sep 2017

Often we slip into habits with language patterns. We probably use the same vocabulary and the same phrases every day and we may well have reached the status of unconscious incompetence -  we are unaware that we are just not getting it right.  Bringing your use...

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