Thursday , October 19 2017

Tag Archives: career

Why Become a Household Manager?

Let’s face it, Private Service is not necessarily on top of every young kid’s top ten list when they are asked by Uncle John what they want to become when they grow up. Sadly, if little John Jr. or little Mary were to answer “I want to be a Household …

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Adapting to Change

…Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes Turn and face the strange Ch-ch-changes… ©David Bowie Going through changes can be extremely difficult for many of us and can cause a lot of stress and sleepless nights. An unexpected serious change in your career or business is often considered as something ‘to get over’ or ‘ to …

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Tips for an Effective Letter of Recommendation

In private service, people live and die by their references. More than any other industry, future employers rely on those recommendations to decide if a person should be trusted with their homes, their children, their possessions, and even their pets. However, many people don’t know how to write a good …

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Motivation

It is amazing how many of us keep buying and reading all the motivational books, sharing quotes on our social media, thinking that we are learning and doing our best to succeed. But is that so? How many of us actually follow the advice given by all those top coaches …

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Don’t be a Scrooge in your job search

The holidays are nearly upon us. It is a time of goodwill, new beginnings and kindness. For the modern job seeker, many just put off their resumes and job searching till the first of the year. People are natural procrastinators in that respect. After all, there are not a lot …

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Seven More Ways to Improve Your Personal Impact

Following on from my recent article about how to shine in interviews, here are more great ways to improve your personal impact and leave an impression – whether it’s with one new contact, or a room full of people waiting to hear your opinion. When we’re in business, we’re always …

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The Principal Imperative

A recent film “Minions” has caused me to reflect on a difficult aspect of a butler’s life, namely that of securing employment. The yellow creatures are driven by the need to serve a master and will not allow anything to deter them in their quest. And so it is with …

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What would a Great Leader Do?

Do you find yourself challenged in the management of your staff or in finding ways to develop them professionally and personally? Often times, as managers, it is forgotten that the people who make us successful have dreams and goals that they are pursuing alongside their daily jobs. They have lives …

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