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Everything changes, Everything remains the same!

Everything changes, Everything remains the same!

How does taking your career in a new direction change your core values or modus operandi? In this blog post I share the journey I’ve been on the last two years. My brand story and core values: Karen Hannon and Busy Lives!

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Preparing for the New Financial Year

Preparing for the New Financial Year

Prepare & organise how to file, track & record your paper invoices & receipts for the financial year so you keep on top of everything & don’t get in a mess. This blog post explains what you need to do.

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Effective Minute Taking

Effective Minute Taking

It is often a common misconception that anyone can effectively minute take! This blog post breaks down the key elements and top tips needed to minute take well.

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Effectively Chairing Meetings

Effectively Chairing Meetings

This blog post shares some of my experiences and skills in how to effectively chair, lead and hold a meeting. When meetings run smoothly, stay on track with the agenda and finish on time they make chairing a meeting look like a simple task. This is not always the case.

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Preparing for Important Meetings

Preparing for Important Meetings

Spending time preparing for important meetings can really make a difference not only for yourself but the others who attend. An important meeting can potentially make or break your reputation or business.

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Recruitment Procedures

Recruitment Procedures

This blog post is a sharing of my knowledge and experience of recruiting and interviewing over my years in Education. It incorporates: what to avoid and the background organisation required to make the whole process run smoothly, which can really make a difference on the day.

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Organising & knowing what presents to buy

Organising & knowing what presents to buy

Guide to organising and buying presents for someone else. If you do not know where to start and how to organise the selection and choice of present for someone else this blog post is for you!

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Outsourcing – when & why

Outsourcing – when & why

One of my favourite top growth tips which I read frequently is all business owners should consider outsourcing and delegate anything you can! This blog post explores the rationale behind this.

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