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February 8, 2018

Are we all “listening”?

One of my client’s taught me the importance of having a genuine connection with the person you are doing work for. Even though you may be communicating via email, Messenger, Skye or mobile phone the most important part of your work with a client is hearing what their needs are. Sometimes we all need a
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Three essential business tips

Gumhill Proofreading believes there are three essential ingredients for business success: Having a business plan Face-to-face networking (make that coffee date!) Committing to using social media What are your tips?
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Some info on proofreading

Some basic facts about proofreading you should know: If you write anything at all that is seen by others you need it proofread – otherwise who knows if you will say what you actually mean? Your brand is your business. Why risk mistakes when a proofreader can check things over for you? Editing comes first,
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Walking for good health

I love walking outside in the fresh air. It makes me feel connected to the earth, the local community and is a great way to mull things over.
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Favourite inspirational quotes by authors

A few of my favourite inspirational quotes from my favourite authors: “The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid.” – Jane Austen “It is our choices … that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.” – J. K. Rowling “A house
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Daily essentials

Three essential things we need to get us through each day: Having something to do Having something to look forward to Having something/someone to love
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Key supporters

My family are my greatest supporters as without their support and guidance my life would be so much harder. Who is in your corner?
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Why not to rely on a program’s spellchecker

Although many software packages contain spellcheckers caution should be exercised when using them: They may not be based on the type of spelling you are aiming for. Australian English, UK English and US English all have different variations of spellings of the same word They do not pick up words that, although of the correct
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