How to create the perfect office, according to science

When it comes to stress and its impact on our physical and mental health, it can be just as much ‘where’ as ‘how’ we work that affects our wellbeing - as suggested by studies that recommend making changes to our workspace to reduce stress, promote creativity and boost productivity. [ Read the full article on theweek.com ]

11 Vital books for first-time entrepreneurs

Many entrepreneurs attribute their success, at least in part, to their prolific reading with Warren Buffet and Charlie Munger being two notable examples of this trend. With this in mind, serial entrepreneur Andrew Medal shares his recommended reading list for entrepreneurs. [ Read the full article on entrepreneur.com ]

U.K. entrepreneurs react to Brexit vote

The UK’s tech community has reacted to today’s Brexit vote. The results, announced early this morning, saw 48.1% of voters asking to remain in the European Union (EU), whilst the remaining 51.9% voted for a Brexit. The news comes after various surveys conducted across the industry showed the tech sector’s overall support for remaining within the EU. [ Read the full article on Venture Beat ]

7 Entrepreneurial traits to teach your child

While not all children are going to grown up to be entrepreneurs, they all need life skills that will help them adapt to a rapidly changing world. Parents have an important role to play in helping their children to discover and develop their skills to achieve personal success.  [ Read the full article on success.com ]

12 Low-cost business ideas for introverts

Although they tend more towards being reserved and reflective, rather than outgoing, introverts can be successful entrepreneurs and business leaders. For those who identify themselves as more introvert than extrovert, here are some business ideas with low startup costs that may appeal to you. [ Read the full article on entrepreneur.com ]

7 Ways to unleash your presentation genius

Presenting is becoming an invaluable skill and in some cases being able to stand out from the crowd can be crucial to the success of your project. These tips provide a valuable insight into the process and help you to develop greater creativity in your approach. [ Read the full article on lifehack.org ]

How to remember 90% of everything you learn

Learning, whether it is for personal or professional development, is good exercise for keeping our brains healthy.  Research shows that different learning methods affect how much we remember, and by choosing the right blend of activities we can maximize the time we spend learning. [ Read the full article on lifehack.org ]

9 ways to deal with change

While some people seem to take them in their stride, life-altering events can throw you off course. Whether it’s positive event such marriage and having children or it’s a redundancy or bereavement, any major life event can be stressful so here are a few tips to help you cope. [ Read the full article on success.com ]

9 Reasons why your personal brand isn't resonating

We all make mistakes form time to time; the key is to learn from them by identifying where we went wrong and adapting our approach to get it right next time. It’s the same with personal branding; so here are 9 top tips for identifying your weak spots and making the necessary improvements. [ Read the full article on entrepreneur.com ]

Learning to be an entrepreneur: 5 steps to success

While having certain personality traits is a good indicator of whether or not entrepreneurship is right for you, there are also aspects of the entrepreneurial mindset that can be learnt, along with the necessary business skills. Some experts in the field share their top tips to help you lay a good foundation for success.   [ Read the full article on businessnewsdaily.com ]

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