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Soft Skills talk by the BCS

Soft Skills talk by the BCS

I went to a great talk yesterday organised by the BCS here in the Isle of Man focusing on soft skills. It was an interesting couple of sessions, first about understanding personality traits and then a second session about dealing with conflict collaboratively. There are slides from both sessions here: Handouts from event Understanding and applying your relationship tendencies Managing conflicts collaboratively I find it’s always good to go to sessions like this as they help you consolidate what you…

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Come share your Social Media experiences

Come share your Social Media experiences

If you’re based in the Isle of Man, then you might be interested in a Social Media themed event next Thursday 13th September. It’s a meet-up of Social Media Club who meet every Third Thursday for a casual lunch. Everyone who comes is interested in some shape or form of Social Media, be it blogging, microblogging, social networks etc. With social media entering every part of our lives, both personal and professional, it’s a great opportunity to meet and discuss…

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Networking opportunity in the Isle of Man

Networking opportunity in the Isle of Man

If you’re reading this blog, I can only assume that you’re interested in blogging, and possibly other forms of user-generated content and social media. If so, and if you’re based in the Isle of Man, you might be interested in coming out to network with the Social Media Club who meets on the Third Thursday of every month. Here are the details: Next week is the third Thursday of August and that means that the Isle of Man Social Media…

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WiManx: Intelligent Marketing

WiManx: Intelligent Marketing

What’s the best way to get people to talk about your services and products? Provide something that creates a buzz about the service you provide. I’m not talking about a company trying to sell blackhead remover by tapping into the celebrity market; but rather using something new and innovative that makes people talk about you. I was lucky enough to see something like this happen quite recently here in the Isle of Man. My current Internet Service Provider, WiManx put together…

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It’s official: The Isle of Man isn’t a tax haven

It’s official: The Isle of Man isn’t a tax haven

It’s was with great relief that the tax authorities in the Isle of Man found out last night that they weren’t on the OECD tax haven list. There’s been work over the last couple of years to make sure we don’t get blacklisted and the announcement was the culmination of all their efforts. These are the countries that were given the all clear: Argentina Australia Barbados Canada China Cyprus Czech Republic Denmark Finland France Germany Greece Guernsey Hungary Iceland Ireland…

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