Focus

The Multi-Business Myth - Are You Juggling Too Many Businesses?

Claire Mitchell | Posted 27.04.2014 | UK
Claire Mitchell

Nearly every week among my clients the topic comes up of running several businesses at the same time, so I know it's a big issue! In fact, I have fir...

Reclaim Your Attention by Developing Relaxed Situational Awareness

Thomas Gelmi | Posted 22.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Thomas Gelmi

For many of us there are only rare moments in which we do not think at all; when we are engaged in sports or indulged in a concert, for example. Besides these moments, the rational mind dominates the scene, one thought after another, until we fall asleep at night. In worst cases it even persists and keeps us from falling asleep.

Ten Principles for Good Wealth Management

Spiros Margaris | Posted 07.04.2014 | UK
Spiros Margaris

The important question that family offices must constantly ask themselves: "Is our wealth management good wealth management?" Can the partners (asset managers, specialists) satisfy the requirements stated in the Ten Principles for Good Wealth Management?

'My 3 Choices': The New Banking Client Experience

Spiros Margaris | Posted 25.03.2014 | UK
Spiros Margaris

With My 3 Choices the client and the bank take charge of their destiny. With the sophistication of three service levels: My 3 Choices (Blue, Gold and...

Swiss National Bank's Investment Policy Reconsidered

Spiros Margaris | Posted 24.03.2014 | UK
Spiros Margaris

The Swiss National Bank (SNB) President Thomas Jordan has to reconsider the SNB investment policy due to the fact that its equity holdings have grown to around 71 billion Swiss francs in the third quarter of 2013.

'Win-Win Fee Model' Revolutionizes Financial Industry Fee Model

Spiros Margaris | Posted 15.02.2014 | UK
Spiros Margaris

SPIROS MARGARIS - THE BRAVE STEP The Win-Win Fee Model is a new intuitive fee business model for the financial industry in the new win-win market seg...

How Not to Deal With Overwhelm!

Claire Mitchell | Posted 03.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Claire Mitchell

Spreading yourself too thin and saying 'yes' to everything is bound to catch up with you sooner or later - right when you least expect it and when you could REALLY do with it not happening. So what can you do when it happens? And how can you stop it happening again.

How to Learn to Focus or Rehab for Multi-Taskers

Daniel E. Browne | Posted 07.12.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Daniel E. Browne

I am a firm believer in focusing but have to admit to being a recovering multi-tasker. It's not that I actually want to multi-task or even that I think it's a good idea; no, I have a racing mind and at times I find it hard to stop the incessant flow of things I need to do.

How to Set Goals You Can Achieve

Maggie Currie | Posted 29.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Maggie Currie

Some people prefer to set one or two large goals, and put all their energy and focus into those. The number of goals you set is more to do with your personality than with your likelihood of success. Whichever you choose is fine, each is equally successful, if you follow this process...

How to Be More Productive

Stephen Fear | Posted 11.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Stephen Fear

Being productive at work won't happen by sitting at your desk, staring at your emails for eight hours. To be productive you have to manage your time efficiently and with a few simple steps; you can make the most out of your work day and avoid those unnecessary late nights at the office.

Why Your Projects Will Always Be Late

James Burwood | Posted 28.12.2012 | UK
James Burwood

I am about to let you in on a secret that will have a bigger impact on your project delivery success than just about everything else you could do put together. It is so brilliantly simple you won't believe it will work. DO LESS, NOW!

Bermuda-Shorts Bomber: CCTV Captures Person Suspected Of Killing At Least Seven In Bulgaria

Huffington Post UK | Ted Thornhill | Posted 19.07.2012 | UK

Dressed casually in bermuda shorts, the person in this CCTV image looks just like any other tourist - but in fact is suspected of carrying out a horri...

Eight Feared Dead In Bulgaria Bus Blast

Huffington Post UK | Ted Thornhill, Felicity Morse | Posted 19.07.2012 | UK

UPDATE: Eight people are now reported dead following the explosion outside the airport in Burgas, Bulgaria. Earlier reports suggested three people had...

Do You Really Deserve Other People's Support?

Andy Lopata | Posted 18.08.2012 | UK
Andy Lopata

Are you getting the referrals, the introductions and the support in business that you feel you 'deserve'?

Focusing the Eyes to Calm the Mind With Yoga

Emma Brooke | Posted 15.06.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Emma Brooke

Next time you do your yoga, or take some time for yourself, sit quietly and focus your eyes softly on one thing - maybe a candle, your finger tips, toes or the space between your eyebrows, but let the mind settle there, blinkered from all the other stuff going on around it.

Just One Thing

Graeme White | Posted 31.01.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Graeme White

My flatmate gets a bit haggered. Overwhelmed from lack of sleep and the many tasks ahead of her. She wanted to apply for postgraduate studies, clear...