5 steps to help you prioritise your energy resource

How are you replenishing your energy? Is your to-do list never ending? Do you go to bed worrying about what you haven’t achieved? Are you constantly feeling exhausted? Do you wish you had another pair of hands? If this resonates with you, take heart, it is possible to be in control of how you feel […] Read more…

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How to maintain your resilience

Are you being your most resilient self? Have you ever questioned how resilient you actually are? I had reason to question my resilience recently when I became ill and I realised it wasn’t quite as robust as normal. I seldom get sick so was mildly irritated when I woke up one morning with a cold. However, as […] Read more…

How procrastination can sabotage your efforts

How procrastination could be sabotaging your efforts

If you’re like me, you’ll have mastered the art of procrastination. After years of practice, I’d become so good at procrastinating I barely noticed that I was doing it. Procrastination occurs everywhere and we all do it to a greater or lesser extent. Wikipedia identifies procrastination as ‘the avoidance of doing a task that needs […] Read more…

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Personal growth – a continuous journey?

Are you on a continuous journey of personal growth? And what control do you have over your personal growth? The Dalai Lama in his New Year message said; “I now see the new year as a progression. I no longer believe I should start from scratch at the beginning of every year. Instead, I continue my goal for […] Read more…

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What has trust got to do with business?

Just what has trust got to do with business? Well everything as I found when we decided to have a new patio built at home. I invited three local companies to quote. The contractors arrived on time and all appeared keen to get the job. After receiving their quotes, I invited each contractor back to explain […] Read more…

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Help your business fly with the Bird Table

What is magical about The Bird Table? Firstly, The Bird Table is a business development group, especially for women business owners. Secondly, The Bird Table provides a safe confidential space where each member can focus on developing herself and her business without distractions, supported by like-minded women. There is no competition at The Bird Table, […] Read more…

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Are you nurturing your young talent?

Most young people enter the workplace with huge energy, enthusiasm and expectation. Sadly for many, the reality is a gradual decline in energy, enthusiasm and passion. To help young talent to flourish in the workplace, three vital ingredients are needed; Direction, Support and Recognition. Direction If you don’t know where you are going, you won’t […] Read more…

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The Bird Table Tech has hatched!

Guest blog by Aly King-Smith, MD of The Bird Table Group ‘Ladies and gentlemen, please welcome to the stage, alongside our SME brand, The Bird Table Tech: A specialist coaching consultancy with a full focus on women in technical roles and organisations. Boom! I could really lose sleep over the lack of expert females in […] Read more…

How clear is your vision?

How clear is your vision? Do you know where you’re heading? And if you do know, what about the people who work for you? Do they understand what you want to achieve? One of the most important jobs you have as a leader is to inspire people with your vision and then help them to achieve […] Read more…

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