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David Cameron to Launch on Twitter - Some Tips for the PM

(1) Comments | Posted 27 September 2012 | (06:03)

News has broken that David Cameron is to set up his own personal Twitter account, much to the horror of the political journalists on the Telegraph. They tell me that Twitter is where all the "conversations" are happening so I suppose it makes sense to be part of...

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Speaking my Way to Business Growth - and Getting Short-Circuited

(0) Comments | Posted 12 September 2012 | (20:32)

"Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle." Thus wrote Napoleon "Think and Grow Rich" Hill, one of the first self-help gurus of the last century. Those of you that have kept up to date with the ongoing travails of Geoffrey Wadhurst Coaching Limited via my fortnightly blog...

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One Year On and Still Notworking

(0) Comments | Posted 1 September 2012 | (00:00)

It's almost exactly a year since I started my "Notworking Blog". Its first incarnation was in the Guardian Work section which followed a career trajectory similar to my own, folding quietly in June. After a bit of self-coaching, re-reading Steve Jobs's 2005 Commencement Address and immersing myself in...

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Someone Tell Stephanie Flanders - It's Us Notworking Folk Holding Up the Employment Numbers

(11) Comments | Posted 20 August 2012 | (00:00)

Once in a while, Twitter throws up something that grabs my attention. Take Stephanie Flanders for instance, BBC economics editor. "A 501,000 rise in employment in 2 yrs when the economy is supposed to have not grown at all. What on earth is going on?"

Well, Stephanie, I'd...

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Forget The Medals Table - The Olympics Have Struck Gold With Coaching Insights

(3) Comments | Posted 1 August 2012 | (17:42)

I'm so glad we've stopped bitching, whinging, carping and moaning about the Olympics. The opening ceremony turned out to be an uncharacteristic British success and now everyone's got behind the Games. I like to think I was there before last Friday. I may be in what I euphemistically refer to...

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What are Your Life Goals? How Karaoke at the Tennis Club Helped Me Discover Mine

(5) Comments | Posted 20 July 2012 | (07:01)

An inspiring breakfast meeting at the Herts Coaching Club last Friday at the Red Lion Inn in St. Albans. Guest coach Doug took us through the importance of goal setting in order to achieve one's objectives in life and, of course, to help our clients achieve theirs.

Doug was compelling...

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Direct Mail - the New Social Media?

(6) Comments | Posted 5 July 2012 | (18:26)

Followers of this blog (previously in the Guardian Work section - read the archive here) will know that I've recently joined an exciting new business breakfast group that combines face-to-face networking with instruction in how best to use social media to grow your business. Yes HashtagConnect is taking...

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Like a Wimbledon Player on Middle Sunday, I'm Poised for Phase Two of My Blogging Career

(2) Comments | Posted 4 July 2012 | (00:00)

For those of you that haven't been following The Notworking Blog in the Saturday Guardian, I've been blogging since September 2011 on my journey into the worlds of social media and networking as I reinvent myself as an executive coach after many years in HR. If I were to tell...

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