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When the pressure in a bid team is high…

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  We’ve all been there. When the pressure is high and the temptation to find fault with your bid colleagues is extremely tempting. This is the stage in the bid when the hard work has nearly all been done, the solution created, the interdependencies worked through, the financial model is coming together and the submission date is looming. There’s an oxymoron; when the bid…

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What does Self Confidence Give You?

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Saying “No” to unwanted sex from teachers and peers at school. Telling your parents that you don’t want to marry a man three times your age. This is what self confidence is giving young teenage girls in Malawi – the sort of difference Theatre for a Change works to deliver. I coach an Education Programme Manager there. Are you shocked?…

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Can selling be as fabulous as this cake?

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The Pera Palace Hotel in Istanbul has a great history. The detective writer Agatha Christie wrote Murder on the Orient Express here, it being the place to stay on arrival. The hotel has a gorgeous French patisserie, we were told it was well worth a visit. We were not disappointed. An elegant room, a fabulous selection, attentive service. An experience…

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