Category Archives: Personal development

If You Don’t Understand, Don’t Be Afraid to Ask

A  few months ago a friend of mine asked me to have a look at the statements from her private pension fund because it was not clear what the returns and the charges for the service were. I reviewed the … Continue reading

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The Most-Read Articles of 2013

While 2012 was the year that b4iapply focused on helping undergraduates improve their education and career choices, in 2013 the articles were targeted to successful managers who either want to advance their career further or consider making a change. The … Continue reading

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How to Find the Right Coach – Interview with Sir John Whitmore

Korina Karampela talks to Sir John Whitmore – author of the best-selling book ‘Coaching for Performance’ and Executive Chairman for Performance Consultants– about the value of coaching for professional advancement and how to find the right coach. How can coaching … Continue reading

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What Does Your Handshake Say About You?

Do you remember the last time you shook hands with somebody who had a very weak grip? What did you think about this person? Would you hire him? Would you feel comfortable to do business with him? A lifeless handshake … Continue reading

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The Power of Resilience

Everybody’s career has ups and downs. Not everybody though deals with adversity the same way. Some manage to bounce back from disappointments, they re-frame the experience to get the benefits and learnings it brought and they move on. Whereas, others are … Continue reading

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How to Unlock Women’s Potential as Leaders

Korina Karampela talks to the CEO and Founder of Aspire Dr Samantha Collins about women as leaders. How can we unlock women’s potential as business people? It is up to us as women to unlock our own potential. We can … Continue reading

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Top Five Articles of 2012

2012 was a very good year for b4iapply. The blog attracted many readers around the world and it was recommended by the Guardian for professional development. In this, our final post of 2012, we’ ve gathered the most popular b4iapply … Continue reading

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