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7 Habits of Highly Effective Consultants

Written by Jenny Okonkwo As we look back over the past 12 months, we can acknowledge the widely predicted continuing increase in short-term, assignment-based contract work in both large and small organizations as they struggle to adapt to the changing global economy. In my experience, … Continue reading

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How Connected Are You to Your Personal Brand Statement?

Written by Jenny Okonkwo As professionals we are all empowered (and perhaps constrained!) by adherence to our core personal values. Of course the transition into an independent consultant provides an opportunity to fully embed those values into personal branding. But … Continue reading

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10 Things to know when preparing your tax return

By Tim Cestnick I came across this article which gives useful advice and tips to help you prepare your return: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/globe-investor/personal-finance/tax-matters/10-things-to-know-when-preparing-your-tax-return/article2393523/ The one difference of opinion I have with the author is the comment expressed in Tip No 5 recommending … Continue reading

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12 ways to ensure no buy-in to the annual budget process

Written by Jenny Okonkwo Treat it as a ‘Finance only’ chore performed once a year, purely to keep Group / Head office (located elsewhere) happy Unilaterally agree how marketing and promotional spend should be treated in the financial statements Don’t … Continue reading

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