Dish away the Dirt: 7 Negative Habits Holding Back Your Positive Vibes

A positive state of mind leads to self-belief and assertiveness – it’s a given. I mean how many successful women do you see walking the walk, and talking the talk without an air of confidence? A positive attitude is something every urban girl on the path to success needs. Like any good trait, it takes practice to obtain. Continue reading

Engagement Skills: 8 Characteristics of a Driver Personality (I can actually relate to!)

To be an efficient networker (you know, making those contacts to build meaningful connections – the general philosophy behind Let’s do Lunch Network), it helps to be aware of the various personality types, which could help avoid those awkward personality clashes. A bit of research is all it takes to understand how different personality types work and communicate in very different ways… I wasn’t aware of my own, until I attended a workshop at Barclay’s Global Headquarters yesterday. Continue reading

#LinkLove: why DIY SEO is EXACTLY what my startup needs

This afternoon I got feed a wealth of information which hours later, I’m still try to digest.

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Injera: low-fat, low sodium, gluten-free.. and tasty!

You know that feeling when you first try a new dish you’re unfamiliar with (like injera from Ethiopia and Eritrea)… It looks good enough to eat, in fact you might even know it’s healthy for you. Yet you’re just not sure if it’ll please your taste buds. So you pick at it with caution, and before you know it – you’ve gobbled up the whole thing! Continue reading

UAL Careers and Enterprise Diversity outreach

Still, not enough Black and Minority Ethnic (BAME) students are applying for funds and opportunities available to them at University of the Arts London. This is reflected the attainment gap, and lack work prospects recent graduated of BAME students face, in comparison to their white peers. UAL Careers and Employability is working towards reaching more BAME student audiences so spread the word, share and… apply! Continue reading

Let’s get dig-italy physical: Nicolò Dionisio talks Phygital in Soho

At first glance, there isn’t any obvious give-away as to what the founder of Phygital and cycling fanatic from Torino does for a living.  Über cool yet grounded, I caught up with  Nicolò Dionisio at Rex and Marino in Soho during his trip to London where the Italian design expert shared his Recipe for Success on being his own boss, making contacts, and never giving up when the race gets steep. Continue reading

It’s not what you know, it’s who you know: 10 Tips for Making Contacts

In today’s diverse society, the phrase; “It’s not what you know – it’s who you know” couldn’t be more apt!  To be successful in your chosen field, you have to be resourceful. Your talents, abilities, and experience won’t get you very far if nobody knows you exist (no man is an island my Aunt always says!) Now with the raise of social media as a way to network, it’s never been easier to make those contacts – and keep them! Continue reading