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General Personal Development

Articles, reports and other resources that enable accountants in business to make a real difference to their organisations by providing them with practical information on the latest thinking in personal development.

Do public speaking better

Public speaking can be difficult. Some fail to grab their audience, while others can’t bring themselves to face the task at all. Here, seasoned TedTalk contributors Graham Shaw and Lindsay Maclean talk about overcoming these barriers to presenting

How to balance work and personal lives

When the balance between working and your personal life is out of kilter, your emotional and physical health can suffer. We explore some of the ways you can take back control.

The secrets to a successful CV

James Reed says that if a CV hasn't hooked its reader within seven seconds, it will get rejected. Here are the secrets to an engaging, relevant job application.

The five minute sales pitch

If you want to create the perfect elevator pitch for promoting your business when opportunity knocks, Charlie Mellor has some tips.

7½ soft skills to success

Angus Farr details the 7½ soft skills all accountants need in order to succeed and practical examples to follow.