The secrets of networking success

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Networking. It’s a necessity in today’s world; a skill that even the meekest of souls must master in order to thrive and survive within highly-competitive corporate environments. But winning over the attention, hearts and minds of complete strangers is hard work. It doesn’t come easy to many of us.  Last week I had the opportunity…Read the full article…

Close to home: why everybody needs good neighbours

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Do the names Madge Bishop, Joe Mangel and Susan Kennedy ring any bells? #156016431 / gettyimages.com Much like an overwhelming majority of British twenty-somethings, my adolescence and student days were inextricably linked to the Australian soap opera, Neighbours. For more than a decade, I watched with relish the daily occurrences of suburban life on Ramsay…Read the full article…

The right to be forgotten: is it possible to truly erase a digital footprint?

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A remarkable ruling was made by the Court of Justice of the European Union in Luxembourg earlier this week. In an unprecedented step, it declared that search giant Google must now look to amend some search results at the request of ordinary people like you and I. Reporting on the ruling, BBC News stated, “the judgement…Read the full article…

Reviewed: ‘Dave Gorman Vs The Rest Of The World’ by Dave Gorman

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One of my favourite books of the last few years is Dave Gorman’s America Unchained. If you haven’t read it, I can’t recommend it highly enough – it’s terrific. The premise is simple; Dave, disheartened at the demise of ‘mom and pop’ stores across America, attempts to drive from coast to coast without using any chain…Read the full article…