Small Island Big Business, The Insider's Guide to Success in the British Market by Sarah Silva

Don’t Take Sweets From A Stranger, But A Book From A Friend Is Fine

Don’t take sweets from strangers! Did your parents ever teach you that as a kid? Because if there’s a stranger lurking around the school gates with free sweets to entice you into their car, they’re clearly up to no good. That kind of advice has stuck with many of us and when we’re offered anything … Continue reading Don’t Take Sweets From A Stranger, But A Book From A Friend Is Fine

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Stop Your Kopfkino in its Tracks

Kopfkino – my new favourite word. Such a precise and clear definition of something we all do. Kopfkino describes those moments when you play out an entire scenario in your head. If you don’t speak German it literally translates as ‘head cinema’. You and I both do that, more than we’d like to admit. There’s … Continue reading Stop Your Kopfkino in its Tracks

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Oil Up Your English Engine

If you’ve ever made a snap judgement about someone in the first few seconds you’ll know this to be true: First impressions count. My car mechanic fits the stereotype of most mechanics I’ve dealt with since owning a car. He’d much rather have his head under the car bonnet than deal with actual people. When … Continue reading Oil Up Your English Engine