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Tweet Truly flexible working for both individuals and businesses. Near Desk is starting in and around London and Home Counties but plans to expand further. Reduce stress, time, money, CO2 and increase quality of life and work. This is a win win for individuals and business. Their mission to get more of us working as […]

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Tweet I have just finished listening to Derek Sivers’ latest book “Anything You Want” and at just over 1.5 hrs, its a really great listen. He talks about how he set up a independent music site called CD Baby and sold it in 2008 for $22m. But its not really about the money – more […]

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Tweet Employability. Whether you work for a company as “staff”, “permanent”, “contract”, “full time”, “part-time” – you are FREELANCE. Took me a long time to learn this but once I did , I never looked back. The only person who can control your working life is you. Imagine you have to re apply for your […]

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Tweet ten2two is a resourcing organisation that specialises in flexible working. It provides local businesses with high calibre professionals who want to work flexibly. Absolutely brilliant idea that results in a win for both parents and business.

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Tweet The CBI says the recession has become the catalyst for a “new era in business”. The study by the employers’ group identifies four key areas of UK business including more flexible workforces. “ A more flexible workforce should evolve with some firms that might mean a smaller core workforce and a larger, so-called flexiforce.”  The Shape […]

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Tweet Barrie recently posted about the F word(s) flexibility, fulfillment and freedom – some of the benefits of a portfolio career.  Scott Adams of Dilbert fame talks about a similar thought around CHOICE. He suggests that if a genie could grant us our perfect work/life blend BUT the genie would do the scheduling – would we say yes? […]

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Tweet In our book we discuss in some depth the importance for portfolio workers in having a clear understanding of what we call ‘motivated skills’ – those skills that when you exercise them make you come alive and ‘in the zone’. This knowledge then arms you to seek out jobs which will give you the […]

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