Don’t Have A Mentor? Here’s What To Do.

Blog, I'm Anna Roberts, Mentor, Coach, Dubai

Is the world against you at the moment?
I feel that way with a bunch of unanswered emails and phone calls from clients waiting to kick things off, it’s far to easy to get frustrated and whinge about things. It’s great getting things off your chest, but that doesn’t actually solve things.

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What Successful Women Do Instead of Self-Care

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Look at any life coach, aspirational blogger or even yogi on social media and the term “self-care” has become one of the most used words and hashtags. It usually is paired with images of scented candles, face masks, healthy bowls and cups of herbal tea. Don’t get me wrong, they promote essential aspects of health and body positivity but I want to share with you five elements you should include in your life,

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Five Mistakes People Make When Delivering A Speech

Business, I'm Anna Roberts, Speech, Writing, Confidence

This article originally appeared on Entrepreneur Magazine. 
The opportunity to speak in front of large audiences is now greater than ever; TED Talks, Webinars, conferences and panel discussions of thought leaders. However, the opportunity is often lost when we see the platform as a chance to greater our endevours instead of focusing on who we’re addressing and why we’ve been called to speak in the first place.

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The 3 Business Books You Need To Read

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I love reading so I was thrilled to be invited by Annabelle Corton, host of Talking of Books, on Dubai Eye to share my three must read titles that have helped me with my entrepreneurial journey. If you missed the live interview you can listen again here or read on to see how many of my picks give you great advice for a successful business and a great life.

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How To Negotiate Your Worth

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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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5 Ways To Be A Better Listener

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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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How To Say No, Nicely

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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

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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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How to Handle a Copycat

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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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Why I Love Online Courses

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For years I’ve loved taking courses online; from business and marketing through to 21-day self-improvement and more recently, photography with City Varsity. There are so many classes and experts to choose from and now that I’ve launched my very own Nudge Academy I wanted to share the benefits with you. Here are my five reasons why I love learning online,

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