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The latest personal development articles, advice and insights from the ProfileTree team.

How to make a decision and 20 inspiring decision making quotes

How to make a decision that will benefit your life? Making a tough decision can seem like an impossible choice, especially when it seems like the consequences might change the course of your life. It’s easy to become overwhelmed and want to shy away from making those hard choices altogether. 

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10 Types of Management Styles with Pros & Cons

What is a management style? It is the method that managers use in order to achieve the businesses goals. There are many different types of management styles that a manager can use. The type of style a manager decides to lead with often depends on the individual themselves or the kind of business that is […]

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222 Wise and Inspirational Quotes on Life, Work, Success and Hope

It could be the author behind it, the wittiness of the idea, or the inspiration; there are so many reasons why we love quotes. We like to memorise them, write them on walls, tattoo them and find in them values, signs and motivation. In this article, you’ll take a tour of quotes on different aspects of […]

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Blue Monday: How To Brighten Your Workday From the ProfileTree Team

It’s the 18th January, which means Blue Monday is officially here – but we’re not letting it beat us in 2021. You might be wondering: what is Blue Monday? The third Monday of January was awarded its gloomy title due to a combination of post-Christmas blues, the abandonment of New Year’s resolutions, the full force […]

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World Kindness Day: Interview with Little Penny Thoughts

As part of World Kindness Day, we spoke to social media giant and wellbeing professional Annette Kelly from Little Penny Thoughts.

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How To Work From Home While Taking Care of Your Mental Health

Working from home has become the norm for many companies across the globe and people are finding innovative ways to adjust to these settings. With the incredible benefits of saving on the cost of transport, not having to set your alarm quite as early, having more flexibility around your start and finish times – sometimes […]

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Importance of Organisational Culture with Seán Grant and John Paul Taggart

Have you let your organisational culture nosedive since the outbreak of the virus? Many businesses have, say Séan and John Paul.

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Empowerment Through Technology with Lauren Allison

This week, we caught up with Lauren Allison of #TechMums to discuss her business journey, empowering women through technology and the importance of digital transformation in the age of Covid-19.

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Unlocking Business Performance with Ian McClean

In a pre-Covid interview, we sat down with Ian McClean of Flow Group to talk about the value of executive coaching and business consultancy. Check it out!

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Working in Freelance With Katie Harrington

How can businesses make informed decisions around freelance work, and how freelancers actually succeed? We sat down with Katie Harrington to talk about this subject and more.

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Fairstone NI: The Importance of Financial Planning

Most of us leave our financial planning efforts until it’s too late. We learn about the benefits of doing it early on with Peter Savage and Sean Larkin from Fairstone NI.

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Bee Empowered: The Power of Mental Wellbeing

In today’s strange and challenging times, each and every one of us could benefit from taking more time to prioritise our own mental health and emotional welfare. Few are better placed to understand the importance of mental wellbeing than Deborah King, Owner of Bee Empowered.

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Understanding Financial Wellness with Nick Lawlor

In an interview carried out pre-lockdown, we caught up with Nick Lawlor to discuss the right approach to income and money and how to stay prepared for all eventualities in life.

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FM Coaching: Executive Coaching and Personal Development With Fiona Molloy

Michelle Connolly sits down with Fiona Molly of FM Coaching to talk about how executive coaching can help a business grow.

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The Itty Bitty Book Company: The Power of Positivity with Astra McNicholl

Whilst many businesses have temporarily paused due to Covid-19, others like The Itty Bitty Book Company have kept things ticking over to offer a little slice of positivity.

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Pandemic Marketing Advice from ProfileTree

The Covid-19 pandemic is a bit weird for everyone. We’ve tried to do our bit with some free marketing advice to suit the times – courtesy of the pros at ProfileTree.

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Champion’s Mind: Benefits of Mental Skills Training with Dave Kearney

Have you got the gut to succeed in life? Maybe you need a Champion’s Mindset. Dave Kearney tells us more.

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Technology in Education with Michael Humphreys

In the first of our remote interviews, we sit down with Edmin Software’s Michael Humphreys to talk about technology in education and student support services.

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Mental Health Awareness with Scott Stevenson

We sat down with Scott Stevenson, founder of The Stevenson Way to discuss mental health support strategies and creating a support mechanism for your emotional wellbeing. Check it out!

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Business Stress Management Tips with Sean Connolly

we’ve picked out an interview we carried out some months ago with Sean Connolly, creator of the ‘Tools for Life in Business’ Program. Check it out!

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International Women’s Day: The NI Women Transforming Your Workplace

With one of our favourite dates on the calendar coming up, we want to shine a light on the women who are revolutionising the business world. This International Women’s Day, sit back and be inspired by NI’s best and boldest. Here at ProfileTree, we’ve been lucky to host some truly inspirational women in our award-winning […]

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The Complete Brand Build Guide

Every business should have its own unique identifier, a a brand build guide. This is known as the business’s brand and it is essential to the success of any business. First of all, the brand is the first thing a customer notice when choosing a product. This means that a well-established brand is much more […]

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Work from Home Jobs: Before You Start Looking!

Work from home can come in all shapes and colours. Whatever it is you are good at, your skills and expertise can be put to full use from the comfort of your own room.  Recently more and more young professionals opt to utilise the Internet to start, enhance, or farther their career. The options are […]

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Girls Group Holiday: How Travel Can Empower Women in Business

For many women, exploring the world and feeling empowered is not easily accessible. The opportunity to travel can inspire people in many ways, like Sophia Khalid, Founder of Girls Group Holiday, who left her career in law to create her own business. Through her own time travelling, Sophia was inspired to fill a gap in […]

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Personal Development Insight

Personal Development is the method or art to help an individual polish the existing personality traits and develop the lacking yet vital traits in their personality. This is a true help in improving those personality elements of a person that helps in attaining the goal of life. If there are areas of your job or business that you do not like or are not good at, those are the weaknesses that a personal development plan can help you improve on.

Confronting these areas and improving on them can help to push you out of your comfort zone. This allows you to experience growth and to improve your skills. This also works on your strengths. By taking time to focus on nurturing and using your strengths more, you go from being good at something to being excellent at it. You can reach your potential and achieve great growth by developing the skills you are already good at.

Thus, Personal Development cannot only help extract the vital traits out of a personality but also add value to other needed traits as well. This will also add to your personality and help boost your self-confidence to move ahead in life.