Entries by Georgia James

7 Things We Can Learn From U.S. Work Culture

(10) Comments | Posted 8 April 2014 | (15:00)

If you’ve ever touched base in a thought shower to workshop a few issues and drill down to some bottom line ideas that have been run up the flagpole following some blue sky thinking outside the box – or you’ve ever watched an episode of 'The Apprentice' –...

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The Daily Grind: 6 Top Work Gripes And How To Resolve Them

(0) Comments | Posted 1 April 2014 | (15:00)

Got the Monday morning blues every morning? According to a report by leading UK recruitment firm, Randstad, a third (33%) of UK workers are dissatisfied with their jobs. But while the statistic warrants concern, it’s not exactly surprising. After all, when was the last time you...

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Christmas Dinner Leftover Recipe Ideas

(7) Comments | Posted 26 December 2013 | (12:37)

Fed up of turkey sandwiches on Boxing Day? Transform your Christmas dinner leftovers into a veritable feast with these tasty recipe ideas from food blogger, Jassy Davis. From pear and Christmas pudding crumble to roast stuffing squashes, never was there a better reason to eat less on Christmas...

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Support Workers Needed For UK Disabled Students: Do You Have What It Takes?

(0) Comments | Posted 12 November 2013 | (22:28)

“One of the great sources of satisfaction in work is the feeling that we are making a difference to people’s lives,” says philosopher, Alain de Botton, in the foreword of a new report on work fulfilment in the UK.

If his theory is correct – and there are...

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7 Reasons To Say Thank You To Your Best Female Friend Today (VIDEO)

(1) Comments | Posted 28 October 2013 | (12:07)

From the impenetrable bond of Sex & The City’s Carrie and co to the bitching, bullying and backstabbing of the real-life ‘mean girls’ of ‘Made In Chelsea’, the polarised views of female friendship we’re served up on screen suggest that women are...

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The Game-Changers: 7 Inspirational Career Women (PICTURES)

(3) Comments | Posted 7 October 2013 | (20:11)

Gender stereotypes don't just lurk in the boardroom or the construction site - there are many other male-dominated jobs that we women can get involved with.

Take the kitchen, for example. Once the cornerstone of female oppression, there are now caveats attached. While the home kitchen is...

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Behind Every Great Woman Is A Woman Who Inspired Her (PICTURES)

(1) Comments | Posted 1 September 2013 | (11:37)

Studies show that young women, more than men, need same-sex role models. And with the glass ceiling, pay disparity and the prevalence of male-dominated industries perpetuating the gender gap, it’s not hard to see why - men have no shortage of examples...

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The Best Mobile Apps To Control Your Home (PICTURES)

(2) Comments | Posted 20 August 2013 | (16:09)

You could be forgiven for thinking the main point of mobile technology is to liberate you from your home devices – not just your landline phone but your TV, stereo, desktop computer and games console. Your big appliances live at home, the portable versions in your bag and never the...

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Gaming For Grown-Ups: 10 Best Game Apps For Commuters (PICTURES) connectivity

(9) Comments | Posted 18 August 2013 | (10:56)

The idea that gaming is the preserve of teenage boys and stoned students – perched on the edge of their unmade beds, huddled over their games consoles amid a sea of junk-food wrappers – has become a tired cliché.

The gaming fraternity is, well, no longer a fraternity, having...

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10 Ways To Get The Most From Your Mobile Devices (PICTURES)

(0) Comments | Posted 13 August 2013 | (08:56)

It may be a myth that humans only make use of a small percentage of their brains, but it’s certainly true of their mobile devices.

When you consider the myriad apps available to download, and add to that the growing trend for ‘smart’ mobile accessories,...

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Gender Pay Gap: 10 Ways For Women To Get Promoted At Work

(11) Comments | Posted 12 August 2013 | (13:50)

The fight for gender equality in the workplace may still have a long way to go but now could be just the right time for women to prove they mean business.

According to a recent government-backed report, increasing the number of women in the workforce...

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Why You Need 4G In Your Life (PICTURES)

(1) Comments | Posted 12 August 2013 | (09:15)

With two of the UK’s biggest mobile networks going head-to-head to launch their 4G services later this month, the pressure to catch the ‘fourth generation’ wave is mounting.

If you haven’t already made the switch, now could be the time to do it – but what difference...

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Wearable Technology: The Future Looks Smart (PICTURES)

(15) Comments | Posted 6 August 2013 | (16:09)

The advancement of credible and genuinely useful wearable technology has been evading developers for decades. Since the comic-strip plainclothes cop, Dick Tracy, was given his first two-way wrist radio in 1946, its transition into the real world has been a slow and relatively uneventful journey. Until now.

By...

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How To Say No - And Really Mean It

(5) Comments | Posted 29 July 2013 | (15:48)

Being a 'yes' person has got to be a positive thing, right? Like being a 'can do' person or a 'glass is half-full' person. Having the courage to step out of your comfort zone and say 'yes' to a new challenge is indeed an admirable trait. But there is a...

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10 Books Every Woman Should Read

(74) Comments | Posted 19 July 2013 | (15:05)

There is more to women's fiction than pink glittery book jackets with curly writing and protagonists obessessed with shoes and Chardonnay. We're not deriding the chick-lit genre, just saying that certain preconceptions about what women like to read can distract from the impact women's fiction has...

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The New Female Role Models: 10 Inspirational Women In Sport (PICTURES)

(4) Comments | Posted 17 July 2013 | (21:41)

With UEFA Women’s Euro 2013 in full swing, Marion Bartoli’s Wimbledon triumph still fresh in our minds and the first anniversary of what was widely heralded “The Women’s Olympics” just days away, we couldn’t think of a better time to reflect upon, and celebrate,...

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5 Famous Film Directors And The Muses Who Inspired Them

(0) Comments | Posted 15 July 2013 | (12:21)

Ever wondered why certain directors have the same actors appearing in their films time and again? It might look suspiciously like nepotism or just plain laziness (particularly when the actor is married to the director) but with top auteurs, like Quentin Tarantino, Tim Burton and Martin Scorsese drawing on their...

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10 Of The Best Book-To-Film Adaptations

(0) Comments | Posted 14 July 2013 | (23:02)

From 'Apocalypse Now' to 'One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest', some of the most iconic films in cinema history are based on works of literature. Yet book-to-film adaptations, by nature, generate a certain amount of debate and cynicism, particularly among those who feel strongly about the original work.

Die-hard...

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Filmmaking Dynasties: The Families With Cinema In Their Genes

(0) Comments | Posted 12 July 2013 | (00:49)

Sofia Coppola is only the third woman to have received an Academy Award for Best Director. Does the fact that she is the daughter of one of the world's most revered directors and born into the most formidable filmmaking dynasty of modern history, dilute the triumph?

While...

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Is This What It Means To Be A Modern Feminist? (PICTURES)

(3) Comments | Posted 12 July 2013 | (00:30)

The feminist landscape is an ever-changing one and the connotations of being a feminist continually being redefined.

So what is it to be a feminist today?

Feminism has historically been catalogued by a series of labels, movements and seminal texts. From the Suffragettes of...

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