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Review of free e-course ‘Winning the Contract’ (LearnDirect course)

Many of my clients despair of the tendering process, particularly the seemingly endless hoops to be jumped through when tendering for public sector contracts. While researching what other resources are available ‘out there’ for my upcoming book (available in autumn 2012), I stumbled across a free e-course ‘Winning the Contract’ from LearnDirect. Before I recommend anything, I like to make sure it does what it says on the tin, so here is my review and a few comments:
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Language as a window into human nature

I tweeted this earlier but hey, why not stick it up on the blog too? If you’re into language and looking for an excuse to down tools for 10 mins and have another coffee, this RSA Animate vid is just what you need 🙂 Language as a window into human nature: Lovely stuff. – Lyndsey
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What’s your vote worth to you?

I woke up this morning to various new stories alerting those unable to vote in Thursday’s election to the possibility of suing for financial compensation. My initial thought was ‘What the..?’. But while I am in general slightly cynical – especially toward anything that has ‘spin’ at it’s core, such as politics – I’m not […]
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Who’s talking about your business over the digital garden fence?

I’m not known for a willingness to venture outdoors, especially if it involves shopping. I like being a bit of a hermit, I’m comfortable with it and I get out and about enough to not be completely socially inept. I meet a lot of people through business and, being ‘INTP‘, I like to recharge at […]
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Next Steps for Paperchase – A Brand Issue

I love apologising. Seriously! If I’ve screwed up, then apologising and doing what I can to make it right is the quickest way to restored faith all round. Sometimes, it’s hard to do and sometimes the reparations are far beyond the scope of the initial issue. Integrity is a slippery thing, hard won and easily […]
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Freelance/contract work in a recession – Top Tips

It’s that time again. Yep, the big ol’ hunt for gainful employment. As a long term freelancer/contractor I have to do this on an almost continuous basis to make sure there’s always another door opening just as the last one closes. It’s always been a slightly arduous task – although the benefits far outweigh the […]
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