8 reasons why your new job will probably end in tears

8 reasons why your new job will probably end in tears

  The grass is always greener on the other side – right? Wrong. As much as change can be a good thing, there’s no point in changing your situation if the situation you change it to is exactly the same as the one you’ve just left. The only constant in all this to-ing and fro-ing…

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How to tell if a supplier has sent you a letter bomb in the post

How to tell if a supplier has sent you a letter bomb in the post

  At certain points in your working life you are going to have to deal with suppliers that you don’t see eye-to-eye with. Disagreements can arise in a myriad of ways. A failed negotiation where one of you has insulted a member of the others’ family is one such common example. Your supplier may just…

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The Top 10 business blunders of 2016

The Top 10 business blunders of 2016

  So how was your year? Did you achieve everything in 2016 that you said you would at the end of 2015? Or is this year best forgotten as yet another kink in an increasingly erratic life curve of mistakes, error and rampant misfortune?   If the latter is true, just remember that you are…

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The 20 quirkiest Secret Santa gifts available in the world today

The 20 quirkiest Secret Santa gifts available in the world today

  It’s that time of year again. Everyone in the office is preparing for Christmas which can mean only one thing. Apart from having to keep your behaviour in check whilst drunk at the Office party, you’ll also have to purchase a Secret Santa gift for one of your colleagues.   Here is The W1nners’…

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What does the fragrance you wear into work every day tell your colleagues about you?

What does the fragrance you wear into work every day tell your colleagues about you?

Smell is one of the most important senses in the animal kingdom and humans being animals as well, albeit with slightly less hair (in most cases) and a marginally higher capacity to reason – also use smell as a fundamental way of interacting with each other. The way we smell establishes our personal brand. It…

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How to get your car started on a cold winter’s morning to avoid being late for work

How to get your car started on a cold winter’s morning to avoid being late for work

  Those of us here at W1nners’ Club HQ that actually went to school often reminisce about those days. The winter in particular, was a very special time. Gathering around the radio (there was no Google back then) to find out if your school had lost its battle with the inclement weather and if indeed…

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10 things to do on your daily commute to make the journey more bearable

10 things to do on your daily commute to make the journey more bearable

  Alongside the extortionate cost of having to travel between towns or across a large city, commuting provides other delights such as a lack of adequate seating on trains and buses, people talking loudly on their mobile phones about what they had for dinner last night and the sheer monotony of the journey. Fear not…

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5 ways to tell if one of your colleagues has been out all night

5 ways to tell if one of your colleagues has been out all night

  You’re waiting for a member of your team to get in before you can start the morning meeting. It’s 08:59am and your line manager is already smacking his lips in anticipation of being bought a cup of tea by way of an apology from your late colleague. The individual in question, through a record…

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The 10 worst excuses you can ever use to explain being late for work

The 10 worst excuses you can ever use to explain being late for work

  Everybody at some point in their working life has experienced the gut-wrenching panic of a race against the clock to avoid being late for work.   Whether it’s the result of an over-amorous relationship with the snooze button on your alarm clock, or simply plain old bad luck on the journey in. If you want…

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3 Ways to uncover your colleague’s computer password

3 Ways to uncover your colleague’s computer password

In the digital era, most sensitive information is stored on computers. Should you find yourself embroiled in an office rivalry with one of your colleagues, perhaps you are going for the same internal promotion for example – you can give yourself a head start on the competition by obtaining their password and rooting around in their…

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