The Masks That We Wear – And Not Just on Halloween!

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It’s that time of year again. You either love it or hate it, but either way Halloween is here to stay. After seeing all the ridiculous costumes and scary masks on display in town, it got me thinking. Did you know that Halloween is actually an ancient Celtic holiday in which people believed they needed masks to protect themselves from …

How to Discover Your Expertise

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A Bit About Me: I have thirty years of experience in running businesses. I have led and informally coached thousands of people from Sainsbury’s to Barclays and so many in between. As you can tell I’ve got a really big background in corporate. I didn’t make a conscience decision to become an entrepreneur. I was always a corporate girl, I …

Stress Discrimination

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If only there were such a thing as Stress Discrimination. Stress affects us all, each and every one of us, pretty much everyday. If only it discriminated- because then it would be a much easier fix! A recent survey carried out across the UK revealed that 85% of citizens experience stress on frequent basis, and a further 39% feel they …

4 Top Tips to Building a Brand You’re Proud Of.

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An effective brand can give you the much needed edge to excel in increasingly competitive markets. A recognisable and loved brand image is one of the most valuable aspects a business can own. This month is about building scaling-up here at Master Fixer HQ, but sometimes there are days where we all really just need a break.

So let me tell you my top four tips on how you can build brand that does the talking while you take a bit of you-time!

How to Scale Up Your Business Efficiently- An Intern’s Perspective:

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You may or may not now know that Linda- The Master Fixer- has taken on two (lovely) interns in recent months. Here at MF HQ, this month is all about scaling up your business as efficiently and effectively as possible and Linda thought this might be a good opportunity for Lalaine and I (Rosie) to come together to write a blog about how we think successful businesses become just that- a successful business.

5 Tips For Networking Like a Pro

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Networking can seem daunting at first, especially if you have the tendency to be shy and introverted. Fobbing it off may seem like you’re dodging an night of awkward interactions and embarrassment but in reality you’re missing out on an opportunity that could catapult your business into the stratosphere. So, If you’re new to networking or you just want to make sure that you have a great and productive time, we have some tips to make the most of your interactions.

Over the Hill, or Just the Beginning?

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There is no one-size fits all approach to starting a business. What works for some, most definitely will not work for others. When we think about start-up companies, traditionally we think of the likes of Facebook, Google or maybe even Innocent, but despite media speculation about the entrepreneurial spirit of the younger generation, the average age of an entrepreneur in the UK 47. So, can we really view ourselves as being ‘over the hill’?