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A few weeks ago I sat in on an excellent webinar by Caz Makepeace from Y Travel. The webinar was about building a business out of your blog, and one of the key takeaways for me was to build a vision for what I wanted to achieve. Not unusual, I hear you say. Any marketer worth her salt will tell you that’s a fundamental building block in any business venture. I’ve always traditionally sucked at creating vision. It seems so airy-fairy and pie-in-the-sky. I guess that’s the point. Vision is about striving for something, and the striving should be about

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We’ve all heard it: the “teamwork is great for business” and “we can achieve more together” mantras. And while I generally think this is true, this week, I’ve seen the negative side effect of teamwork: people going to work sick because they feel guilty for letting the side down. As regular readers are aware, I am very active on Twitter. And what I noticed this week was that a few people – all women – were tweeting they were going to work when they were sick, or at home working while sick. When I questioned these tweeters, it seemed that

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