May 10, 2020
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Why you need your mentor now, more than ever

By Jo Burston, CEO and Founder, Inspiring Rare Birds Mentoring isn’t designed solely for the good times. Much like a good insurance policy, it’s designed to […]
May 8, 2020
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Leadership Lessons: Cracking the Motivation Code

Whether you are a leader managing a team, or a team player, you will have set KPIs with your Manager. The key to hitting these KPIs […]
April 27, 2020
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Mentoring in the Workplace: why you should hire external mentors to develop your leadership team

These days, instead of finding programs for mentoring in the workplace, successful and aspiring business leaders look to mentors like an athlete engaging a coach. They […]
April 21, 2020
Workplace Mentoring Program

5 Benefits of Mentoring and Why Your Company Needs a Workplace Mentoring Program

There are literally hundreds of benefits of mentoring and reasons why your company needs a workplace mentoring program, but here are our top 5. By far […]
April 17, 2020
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What is the best way to lead virtual teams?

Many workers who are currently in forced isolation may choose to work from home indefinitely. What will that mean for leaders leading virtual teams? Researchers Dr […]
April 17, 2020
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5 Inspirational Celebrity Women Who Changed The World

Female celebrities are mostly known for acting, music or modelling careers while their more inspirational contributions to understanding and improving our world are less well known. […]
November 22, 2016
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5 Innovative Pitch Decks and Why They Were a Total Success

Attracting the right investor usually involves wowing them with a great pitch deck. The best ones combine storytelling, innovation, facts and are designed in innovative ways […]
April 4, 2017

This is what it really takes to scale your business

Reaching global audiences is a focus for most SMBs, but how can you tackle the challenges of scaling? Rare Birds Founder and CEO Jo Burston describes what […]
May 2, 2017
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11 Steps towards launching your first business

These 11 positive steps to launch your business can help you take your entrepreneurial dream and turn it into a reality.
April 13, 2018

Lessons from growing businesses that failed

Last week I was asked about the lessons learned from growing businesses that failed. At the time it felt like a loaded question but after probing, […]