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Remote or office first? Either way, team togetherness is vital

With the reopening of outdoor dining, we’re hitting the pub!

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Carry on emailing… but make sure you avoid these mistakes

How would Carry On’s Lewis Boggs rate your emailing efficiency?

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How ‘The Dash Way’ enables staff to mould the business culture

Yvon Chouinard’s ‘Let My People Go Surfing’ offers a fantastic ideological lesson

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How we’re going about becoming a truly carbon negative business

Our first priority is for Rubies’ ketchup and mayo (our main products) to become carbon neutral, and later, our relishes too

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Don’t be ‘ignored’: How to overcome the perils of procrastination

Why is it that whenever there is something tough to do – something hard that takes a lot of concentration – the Radar of Procrastination beeps, clicks, unwinds and fires up?

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How B Corps operate differently and drive positive change

In May last year we became a certified B Corporation. This felt a long time in the making as our purpose is to end food waste

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A rare catch: what it’s really like to be a female fisherman

Only 2% of fishing crew members are women, so we spoke to two commercial fishers working in UK waters to find out what life is like for female fishermen

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How women can challenge themselves this International Women’s Day

Mars Pet Nutrition UK general manager Helen Warren-Piper wants to encourage women to ‘back themselves at 60%’ to level the playing field

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People management: hear the music to support your team

Managing people is hard. They are all different, with different motivations, different wants, and different expectations

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Beyond the romance: startup success in a year like no other

When I saw the huge changes both at work and in the market, I knew I needed to jump up and get (metaphorically) closer to the team than ever before

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What does ‘thinking strategically’ mean and how necessary is it?

Those that talk about strategic thinking often cannot explain what it is

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Developing a recipe from scratch: behind the scenes in NPD

Having followed our new Garlic Mayo throughout development, I thought I’d talk through our process for launching new products

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Be curious! Top tips to improve your negotiation skills

When you think of good negotiators, you probably think of a gruff old boy banging his fist on the table. In my experience, the better negotiators are the more curious ones

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Five tips to help small brands disrupt the grocery status quo

Family businesses seek sustainable, long-term growth. We want to hand our business down, not thrash it then flog it

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Businesses have a duty to educate consumers on climate change

The desire for purpose-driven brands is here to stay

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Speak to different ways of thinking during presentations

Most people struggle to present in an engaging way. They present in their language

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Five tips to help SMEs recharge during lockdown

For the past nine months many founders have been operating on sheer adrenaline, and they’re starting to burn out

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Establish your startup’s values, and find practical, fun ways to bring them to life

There’s a point in every startup’s journey where you go from a small group of colleagues working at the same table to suddenly having ‘functions’ and ‘functional heads of..’

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An ACE way to escape the eternal nightmare of bad meetings

The reason people don’t want productive meetings is because they’d have to do more work

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How to deal with the email monster and make your working life easier

Some 320 billion emails are sent every day. Were you ever shown how to use them?