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How I Accidentally Started An Eco Revolution

Marion Montgomery’s Paws on Plastic group now has over 20,000 followers on social media and has been shortlisted in the Surfers Against Sewage Awards. Here she explains how the project turned her from Primary School Teacher to eco-inspiration. It's funny how your life...

My biggest lesson: Learning to let go

Sally Underwood shares how the turbulent experience of trading affected her and why she now works to support people’s mental wellbeing.

From LinkedIn connections to business partners

Heather Barrie and Richard Davies went from casual acquaintances to business partners running a successful business learning network. Here’s what makes it work…

Is CSR the opportunity your business is missing out on?

Louise Gilbey explains why corporate social responsibility is about more than just giving to charities and how small businesses can benefit.

Collaborate to create impact

Liz Sorton saw a potential opportunity to support the community, but she couldn’t do it alone. Here she shares how collaboration led to the launch of an initiative that could deliver great impact.

My Greatest Lesson: Be prepared to take imperfect action

Kate Henwood is a stickler for detail, but in the latest MNC blog, she explains why ‘done is better than perfect’…

My Greatest Lesson: Never judge a book by its cover

Marina Fernandez Julian shares why it’s important to look beyond the façade in business.

My Greatest Lesson: Stop selling, start educating

A cancer diagnosis inspired Marijana to change her whole business methodology. Here she shares her experience and the benefits she gained.

What is your cherry on top?

What added value do you bring to your clients? Liz Ranger discusses the importance of considering their needs to reap the rewards.

Google My Business: a Step-by-Step Guide to Local SEO

You’ve launched your business website and set up your social profiles. Heather Hulbert explains why Google My Business is the natural next step.

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Is CSR the opportunity your business is missing out on?

Louise Gilbey explains why corporate social responsibility is about more than just giving to charities and how small businesses can benefit.

Collaborate to create impact

Liz Sorton saw a potential opportunity to support the community, but she couldn’t do it alone. Here she shares how collaboration led to the launch of an initiative that could deliver great impact.

My Greatest Lesson: Be prepared to take imperfect action

Kate Henwood is a stickler for detail, but in the latest MNC blog, she explains why ‘done is better than perfect’…

What is your cherry on top?

What added value do you bring to your clients? Liz Ranger discusses the importance of considering their needs to reap the rewards.

Card reader: The essential business tool

If you take payments, a card reader might be the best option for processing. Karen Fabrizi fills us in on what you need to know…

You have to lead your life before you can lead your business

Are you giving your life the attention it deserves? Marina Fernandez offers some perspective to help you live, love and lead.

The businessperson’s guide to retirement planning

Andrew Leppard reminds us why we should start preparing for our later years and how to kick start our retirement plans.

Love or fear: Which is your business born of?

Kasia Rampersad shares her enlightening journey towards a budding business that’s starting to bear fruit.

How SMART are you?

Set up a goal right and you’ll smash it. Barbara Hibbart shares the SMARTIE goals technique that will keep you on target.

Your essential guide to home office security

Now we’re all working from home, it’s on us to ensure we’re protecting our business assets and data. Scott Andrews tells us what we need to know.

Work/Life Balance

The businessperson’s guide to retirement planning

Andrew Leppard reminds us why we should start preparing for our later years and how to kick start our retirement plans.

Time to start planning your holiday!

It’s finally time to start planning some well-earned R&R. Here’s Sally-Jo Asser with advice for planning for a successful break away.

Supporting your family in uncertain times

As family and working life go hand in hand through the Pandemic, Sarahlynn Hodder offers her expert advice for supporting your family’s emotional wellbeing.

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