Hannah Allison

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I'm leaving the charity sector because I'm tired of being underpaid

Voluntary Sector Network,Governance and management,Charities,Society,Voluntary sector,Pay,Charity careers,Work & careers<p>Frontline staff like me are having to take on ever more responsibility and yet we’re vilified if we show ambition<p>I’ve spent my entire career working at various disability …

Why the Modern Business Cares About Their Employees' Mental Health

Back in 2013, a high-profile financier, with more accolades to his name than zeroes in his salary, "came out". Two years prior, another followed …

Five Step Creativity Plan to Increase Your Productivity and Have More Fun

Photo Credit: Depositphotos.com<p>To me, creative ability is one of our greatest gifts. It's a magical process that enables us to bring into existence …

The Secrets of Speaking Success

I have been lucky enough to have had the best mentor for learning to speak in public, my husband, top TED speaker Sir Ken Robinson.<p>In fact this …

Public Speaking

Charity Giving, UK and US Style

As Churchill once said, "England and America are two countries divided by a common language."<p>I've recently returned to live in the UK after 25 years …

Trust - The Must Have for the 21st Century Leader

Trust means many things to many people which can make it quite a somewhat undefinable and vague subject. So what exactly is it? Why does it matter in …

Adjusting to Nine to Five and Why I'm Not Shooting for the Moon

When I think back to my summer, I see colours. Blue skies, turquoise seas, lush green, paired with saffron from the glowing sun in Europe and a …

Values - Die Inside and Out or Develop Your Love and Business

Ask yourself: Do you want lead a life that makes you die inside and out? Or do you want to grow and develop your love of life and a business that's …

What My Mentors Taught Me

<i>Top tips from Frances Dickens, chief executive and co-founder of media barter specialist Astus Group.</i><p>I expect my experience of school is similar to …

Why You Need a Mentor In Business

Building a business is difficult. It can be tiring, stressful and lonely. It can also be incredibly complex with a myriad of different issues and …

Making Money With Friends Is More Fun

In business it pays to have a long memory and to keep a mental score sheet. Always remember those who helped you and, of course, remember those who …

Nine Ways To Make Your Business Events More Engaging

All the best businesses run conferences, meetings and large events, either to engage with customers or to develop their staff and encourage …

Why We're In Love With The #SoloYolo Hashtag

With demanding work schedules, a busy social life and family to support, it can often feel almost impossible to make time for yourself.<p>But with …

Music, Motherhood and Curating a Festival: An Interview With Cerys Matthews

In September, Cerys Matthews co-curates The Good Life Festival with Charlie and Caroline Gladstone, founders of home ware store, Pedlars. It promises …

The Gender Pay Gap Widens Despite Feminism's Best Efforts - Here's Why...

With fourth wave feminism hitting headlines almost every week, you'd be forgiven for assuming that equal Britain must be just around the corner.<p>But …

People, Not Patents

A few weeks ago, entrepreneur and Tesla CEO Elon Musk did one of the most interesting things I think any entrepreneur can do - he opened up all of …

Zero Hour Contracts, the Impoverished Elephant in the Room

The government was very proud of how tough it was being on business owners by naming and shaming those who failed to pay employees the minimum wage. …

National Employee Wellness Month: This Is How Bosses Can Make Life Less Stressful For Employees

Stress is a natural part of work, but when it becomes long term and you find yourself weeping in the toilets, it's time to do a stock take of where …

Leading Men vs. Leading Ladies - Do the Sexes Really Need Managing Differently?

In a previous Huffington Post article, I talked about gender stereotyping, in particular the typical leadership traits ascribed to each sex and the …

The Art of Management by Doing Nothing

I was always a fan of the late General "Stormin' Norman" Schwarzkopf, the US Army general who led Allied forces in the first Gulf War with the battle …

Apprenticeships in the UK Music Industry

Working in the music industry is seen by young people as a dream career. Quite right! It is.<p>There has never been a more diverse or technically …

How Committed Are Your Staff?

Businesses are built on people more than anything else - products and services simply won't go to market and become a success without passionate and …

The Feminine Touch: Do Women Make Better Bosses?

As I launch this year's initiative to help Britain's female entrepreneurs, my thoughts turn to the different leadership styles they might possess. …

vInspired Explains 4 Ways Volunteering Can Help You Get A Job

Unemployed and fed up? Don’t know what to do next? You’re one of almost one million young people who are and we know just how frustrating that …

10 Reasons These Are The Happiest Professions Ever (PICTURES)

Although it might be tempting to assume that a new career will make you happy, there's more to feeling satisfied at work than your job title.<p>Research …