Eleanor Abboud

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BREXIT: The flight of capital has begun

"We believe that the difficulty in properly assessing the ramifications of Brexit, as well as the sheer length of the process, mean that downsides risks will only materialise gradually over time and lead to growth being lower for longer, rather than a crash and rebound," the pair advised clients …

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6 Ways To Empower Your Employees With Transformational Leadership

Managers can attest to this experience: You ask an employee to carry out a task that has enough flexibility for creative input. Rather than making their own decisions, the employee comes to you with an onslaught of questions, trying to pin down the exact parameters of the task. You become …

11 ways unsuccessful people mismanage their time

Time management: it's the difference between a regular day and a disastrous 24 hour ordeal in which major projects don't get submitted, dogs don't get walked, and important prescriptions don't get picked up.<p>Some are naturally good at managing their time. Others learn. A few people scrape by due to …

7 Underrated Job Skills That Will Get You a Raise

Getting people to do whatyou need them to do without forcing it is invaluable.<p>Hard work, negotiating prowess, teamwork: These are on every list of …

I took cold showers for 30 days to improve my productivity, and I'm not stopping anytime soon

When your blood is flowing, your skin is glowing, and you feel like you can take on the world?<p>Imagine having that feeling every morning, without even having to work out.<p>If you're thinking that's too good to be true, well, you're partly right.<p>Because in order to experience that endorphin euphoria …

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Healthier Workplaces Drive Productivity and Well-being

Well-being and the workplace don’t always go hand in hand. But perhaps it’s time they did.<p>The World Health Organisation has identified the workplace …

3 Skills All Bosses Need to Learn Today

High-achieving employees want this, and they'll get it somewhere else. Why not your company?<p>In my line of work, I will admit that not all leaders and owners have reached a visceral understanding of the potential of people. But those that do see it as their responsibility to help others grow towards …

Improve Employee Engagement w/o Raising Salary

Money doesn’t buy happiness, and raises and bonuses are not key to retaining your top talent either.<p>If you manage a business, your biggest asset is …

10 Proven Habits of Happy People

Discover what the happiest people already know.<p>If there's one desire that humans universally share, it's happiness. For Americans, "the pursuit of happiness" is even written into the Declaration of Independence.<p>But the results of that pursuit vary greatly. Some people remain sunny even in the worst …

Get More Done by Pretending You’re Going on Vacation

Remember: done is better than perfect.<p>Have you ever noticed that you’re super-productive right before you go away for a week or two? The thought of a …

Scottish independence has nearly 60 per cent support, poll finds following Brexit result

Nearly 60 percent of Scots now support Scottish independence after Britain voted to leave the European Union this week, according to a new opinion poll.<p>The Sunday Post said 59 per cent of respondents in the poll backed independence from the United Kingdom. That was sharply higher than the 45 per …

The British import a quarter of their food from the EU, and that’s a problem

Hopefully the British worked up an appetite as they voted to leave the European Union. They <b></b>will need it in coming months as the country hashes out plans for how feed its people.<p>In the immediate aftermath, the collapse in the value of the <b></b>British pound against the dollar and euro is going to make UK …

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What Brexit Means for British Fashion Brands

This doesn't look good for the UK's style set.<p>The vote is in and Great Britain is officially leaving the European Union. For those who've followed the Brexit story, or who have at least watched this brilliant John Oliver take, there is a lot of doom and gloom surrounding the affair. At this point, …

Anxiety, fear and shock that xenophobia and populism won, say EU expatriates

Migrant workers in Britain are seeing the country in a different light after Brexit<p>“I’m devastated and everyone who works for our organisation is,” said Alicja Kaczmarek, who runs PEA, the Polish Expats Association, in Erdington, Birmingham.<p>“We are EU citizens and it’s very shocking news for us. I …

Brexit vote brings fresh surge of support for Scottish independence

Vote to leave the EU is changing terms on which people in Scotland are viewing prospect of independence<p>Liam McKeown has put the yes stickers back up in his windows. “I felt so angry I was in tears,” explained the social care worker, as he commiserated about the EU referendum result over a pint with …

Post-Brexit world: Financial downturn, political turmoil & protests

Britain's unprecedented vote to leave the EU has caused a furor across the world, with stocks plunging amid financial and political uncertainty. …

Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke leads calls for second EU referendum

Thom Yorke is backing calls for a second referendum on Britain’s place within the European Union after citizens voted for a Brexit in one of the most …

Scotland did not want to leave the EU. But we may want to leave the UK | Chitra Ramaswamy

However uncomfortable it is to respond to one painful fracture by willing another, this is where we are now. Scotland is a European nation<p>In Scotland, where 62% voted in favour of the UK remaining in the EU, we are reeling from our second referendum in two years. The mood in Leith – where I live …

Opinion: Did 'Brexit' voters just walk Britain off a cliff?

Happy Saturday, everyone. This is Matthew Fleischer, digital editor of The Times’ Opinion section, filling in for Paul Thornton.<p>Notice your 401(k) take a precipitous dip overnight? You are not alone. We can all thank Britain for voting Thursday to “Brexit” the European Union — a decision that is …