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7 life hacks that will inspire change in your routine

As we begin to slip towards the end of the year, it’s not uncommon to feel a bit stuck. The hope and ambition of a fresh start has faded, but the reflection at the end of the year is not yet upon us. It’s the time of year when life can feel a bit sluggish, […]

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The Going Will Get Tough: Here’s How To Make The Most Of Sticky Situations

Your career, much like your personal life and relationships, isn’t always going to be smooth sailing. But going through difficult circumstances that can cause emotional reactions can seem unprofessional. Trying to react to situations as a human and with your job performance in mind is a big task. But managing sticky situations at work is […]

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Working Around The World: 10 Laws That Will Surprise You

All around the world, humans are working. No matter how different our food, cultures or cities, most of us get out of bed, and do a task in exchange for money. The world of work is universal, but there are a surprising number of differenced – even in today’s connected world. Here are 10 of […]

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Romantic Clichés That Could Make You Better At Your Job

Matters of the heart are seldom simple, but over time humans have created a language to make them a bit easier to understand. Everyone knows these romantic clichés. They’re the ones rolled out at a break up, during times of trouble or in the early days of a blossoming courtship. But what wisdom could these […]

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6 Surprising Lessons From The Remarkable Eucalyptus

It’s an icon of Australia, and grows across the length and breadth of our country. Three quarters of our native forests are eucalyptus. As a family, eucalypti vary from short shrubs in scrub, to towering giants in Tasmania. There are countless different species and varieties thriving in all manner of terrain. It may be a […]

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How the magic of childhood is the secret to career success

Ask someone about their earliest memories and it’s likely they remember being told a story. Stories speak to the innermost core of our human experience. They have a tendency to stick with us. The stories you heard as a child likely have influenced you as an adult – but have you thought about revisiting the […]

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8 Remarkable Lessons From Spending 88 Days In A Dairy

This is an adapted post from freelance writer and contributor to CGH Group blog, Hannah Ballard. You can read the original in full here, and learn more about her journey on her website. Whilst countries like Canada and New Zealand offer two year Working Holiday Visas to under-30s, Australia is a bit different. To stay […]

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The Perks of Coffee Breaks: 7 amazing secrets from special places

“I know my coffee, my mother’s coffee, and the coffee of my friends. I can tell them from afar and I know the differences among them. No coffee is like another, and my defence of coffee is a plea for difference itself.” When Mahmoud Darwish wrote so lovingly of coffee during the bombardment of Beirut […]

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Productive procrastination: counting down to the weekenD

It’s been a good week. You’ve been efficient. Your to do list is done. But suddenly… it’s Friday afternoon. It’s too late to start a new project – but too early to start watching the clock. So how do you keep busy enough to make the time go by, without looking like you’re stalling? Well […]

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10 Valuable World Cup Rules That Will Encourage Job Success

It may come around every 4 years, but with the Socceroos only entering the FIFA World Cup for the fifth time in 2018 – and only having made it out of the initial group stages once – soccer in Australia doesn’t inspire the same passion as the footy, cricket or rugby. But despite their failures, […]

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