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Celebrating the 20th Anniversary for International Coaching Week (ICW) – well done Jerri Udelson

IAPC&M celebrates ICW 20th anniversary by supporting a dedicated week of coaching events, seminars, workshops and training, offered by the highest calibre speakers and expert trainers, resulting in an exceptional week of CPD opportunities around the world.

Lendwithcare – “Deborah Meaden: Business does and should add to community”

The initiative has seen more than £21 million lent to mainly female entrepreneurs in some of the poorest global communities since its 2011 launch. More than 52,000 lenders have taken part – the vast majority from the UK. Programme head Tracey Horner said much of the scheme’s growth had been driven by people giving the vouchers – a “refreshing antidote to the day’s rush to consume” – to their friends, family and colleagues.
Last Christmas more than 5,000 gift vouchers were gifted to the value of £140,000, which is on track to be surpassed this year. People can lend as little as £15 and browse online profiles detailing business plans to decide who they wish to support. Once the money has been repaid it can be either withdrawn or reinvested. Companies such as Heathrow Airport have been using the vouchers in the place of Secret Santa present swaps in some of their teams.

“How to stay motivated”

Why do we stay motivated to reach some goals, but not others? Why do we say we want something, but give up on it after a few days? What is the difference between the areas where we naturally stay motivated and those where we give up? Scientists have been studying...