Five Productivity Myths That Need Busting!
It’s important to debunk the top 5 myths about productivity that are wasting your time, money, and energy, and show you what you should be doing instead..
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Competition. Defined as ‘the activity or condition of striving to gain or win something by defeating or establishing superiority over others.’ The dreaded C word. We wake up, go about our days, and then go … Continue reading The Toxic Reality Of Competition and Hustle Culture
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A lot of us have got the wrong end of the stick when it comes to productivity. Productivity is getting the desired results with less time and effort. The problem here is that that’s … Continue reading Five Productivity Myths That Need Busting!
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With the global vaccine roll out in full swing and a staggered return to normality in sight, governments around the world are hard pressed on getting their economies back up to pre-pandemic levels of … Continue reading The Investment Series: Economic Recovery & Inflation
Few brands can match Ralph Lauren’s standing in fashion – but amidst financial struggles and a difficult retail climate, is the brand losing its cultural relevance? Ralph Lauren’s significance – both culturally and in fashion – can … Continue reading Is Ralph Lauren Losing Its Cultural Relevance?
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An Orwellian experience of the future of work. 21st December 2020. My department is holding it’s annual Christmas party. The upbeat humdrum of seasonal tunes reverberates around my vicinity. My glass, tightly pinched, is … Continue reading My Entirely Virtual Grad Scheme
Welcome to the second issue of The RealTalk Blog’s Investment Series! In this series, we aim to simplify and debunk the mysteries of the financial world to encourage financial literacy for all. If you … Continue reading The Investment Series: Financial Markets
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For the past 15 years, Rihanna has become an icon for all things fashion, music and girl power – but in 2017 she branched out from the music scene, followed her other passions and … Continue reading The Rise of Rihanna’s Fenty Brand
I hate talking about blackness. [noun] blackness [blak-nis]‘the quality or state of being Black. the quality or state of being a Black person. Negritude’ Not because it’s not important or because anti-blackness isn’t a … Continue reading What’s Wrong With My Blackness?
Being able to lay down edges and slick ponytails is an elite skill. It comes with a combination of excellent handcraft and the perfect product. After years of consulting with friends, endlessly scrolling through … Continue reading “It Don’t Move”: Lessons from the Gorilla Glue Girl Saga
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You’ve probably heard of the name Warren Buffett, possibly Ray Dalio and perhaps less likely, Jack Bogle. Each of these men can attribute, partly or wholly, their successes and financial affluence to their investments … Continue reading The Investment Series: Stocks and Bonds
In history lessons based on the Jewish Holocaust, we were told ‘never again.’ It is the year 2021. It’s been going on, it’s still here, and it’s been silenced for long enough. Who are … Continue reading Uighur Muslims: The 21st Century Holocaust
As we enter another week of lockdown, for some of us it hasn’t gotten any easier. Whether you’re a key worker keeping busy or are staying at home exhausting all corners of Netflix, anxiety … Continue reading Seven Ways to Stay Positive During Lockdown
End Sars protests in London With chants of ‘Soro Soke!’ (Yoruba word for Speak Up) and ‘Buhari is a bad boy’, African communities in the UK shouted, walked and prayed in solidarity with their … Continue reading “Soro Soke!” #Endsars: From Twitter to the Streets.
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