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When Home Turns Into An Office

How do you turn it back?

It’s 10pm. You turned the TV on two hours ago with a view to stopping work, yet there you are with a tablet in your hands, glasses hooked behind your ears and a “don’t even think of bothering me” expression on your face.

You’re in the same environment you’ve been in all day. You know – the one you’ve cleverly moulded into a place for productivity – so we don’t blame you. The problem is, you may have gone too far.

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Is Facebook Your New CV?

It’s no secret that social media and other web-based applications are becoming more and more integrated into our everyday lives. In recent years, we’ve seen new technologies provide us with accurately personalised, targeted adverts. We’ve seen databases that act as the backbone for businesses worldwide and supposedly 1 in 5 of us let our computer fix us up with a life-long partner!

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The Worst Advice For Business Start-Ups We Ever Received

When you’re starting up a business, there are a lot of people who want to be somewhat involved in the process and during this time pretty much anyone you speak to will be eager to dish out some advice. Even people you’ve only just met have an opinion on how you should do certain things, their own ideas about what you should do in the future and sometimes even how they can contribute.

Most of the time, this free advice-giving tool is warmly welcomed and highly useful, but sometimes it attracts the wrong people and the wrong advice. Nevertheless, if you have your head screwed on tight you’ll be able to turn really bad advice into good advice just by flipping it in reverse.

During our time as a start-up, which of course we still are, we did learn (and will probably never stop learning) a few valuable things from the bad advice that was dished out to us so willingly. To help you get a head start, we’ve put together a list of the worst advice we ever received so that you can learn from other people’s mistakes.

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