Saturday Strategy

Weekend, Strategy, How To, I'm Anna Roberts, Organize, Week, Saturday, Strategy

Prior Preparation Prevents Piss Poor Performance, according to an old saying. And it’s entirely correct. Getting organised on one day of the week makes the other six an absolute breeze. Here are seven ways to make the most of your day off, and get you smashing goals in your business and life.

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How To Negotiate Your Worth

Salary Negotiations, money, communication, I'm Anna Roberts, How To

Just researching what the standard pay range is in your industry and practising asking what you want in salary negotiations isn’t enough. While you might be ready to say “I know the starting salary for someone in this position is XYZ” you may not have prepared for the response being, “This is our best offer,

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Disrupting The Salon Industry One Blow Dry At A Time

Be Bar Blow Dry Bar, Salon, Dubai, Business, Entrepreneur, I'm Anna Roberts, Interview

Blow Dry Bars, like Be Bar in Dubai, are disrupting the traditional salon industry, offering women quick, affordable doses of fabulousness and me-time. With revenues in the millions of US dollars over seas, I sat down with Andrea Lindeyer the co founder of Be Bar Blow Dry Bar in Jumeirah to discuss the business of enhancing every woman’s beauty,

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5 Ways To Be A Better Listener

Listen, Communication, How to, Business, Blog, I'm Anna Roberts

Being engaged and present is easier said than done, especially when you’re juggling commitments but in business it’s essential to be switched on and absorbing information that’s being fed to you. If you miss out on crucial details and try and fill in the blanks on your own, you risk losing the opportunity to impress colleagues,

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The New Zealand Lodge The Queen Stays At

Huka Lodge, Taupo, Luxury, Hotel, New Zealand, Travel Blogger, Relais & Chateaux

Fahim and I spent the most wonderful long weekend at Huka Lodge in Taupo. It was incredible to take some time for ourselves to unwind and switch off, outside of the city during our December visit to New Zealand and just spend time together. Huka Lodge has attracted the likes of HM Queen Elizabeth and The Queen Mother!

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How To Say No, Nicely

Business, Say No, How To, Commit, Communication, Dubai, I'm Anna Roberts, Speaker, Mentor, Life, Advice

It’s one of the most liberating words I’m learning to use in business and life, primarily as an adult. No. Two letters and a whole lot of power comes with saying no. Knowing how to to use the word can be tricky however when you’re saying no to people you love and respect,

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The Business of Bras with Kate Kikano

Panache, Hot Milk, Rock Candy, Bra, Shopping, Dubai, TKD, Lingerie, Time Out Award, Business, Bra, Bigger Bust, Maternity, Nursing

Pregnancy is a time of change, and when you look at statistics; up to 80% of women are wearing the wrong size bra, you need all the support you can get! When it comes to the best maternity bras and the best nursing bras the cup runneth over with choices at TKD Lingerie,

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A Dream Auckland Road Trip

Travel, Food, Roadtrip, Piha, Auckland, New Zealand, Blogger

Auckland is the city I was born in and alongside Dubai, I’ll always call it home. It’s got the best balance of water front living, a cosmopolitan make up and gorgeous natural beauty and because it’s a relatively small city compared with other parts of the world, you can go from city to beach just like that.

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How to Handle a Copycat

Little Bird Group, Kate Spade, Cupcakes and Cashmere, Stationary, Desk, Goals, Inspiration, I'm Anna Roberts, Office

Ughhhhh, I know. Imitation is supposed to be the sincerest form of flattery, but having someone copy or steal your work can not only annoy the hell out of you it’s illegal in some cases. But, there’s always the question of, do they think of my work in admiration or is it just blatant duplication?

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