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Competition Winners


Happy 10th Anniversary Find out who won the prizes in our special anniversary competition - we had some great prizes up for grabs: a bottle of champagne and a selection of books - one on losing weight by Business Bitch Steve Miller; a helpful self-development guide by Mike Wash; The Balanced Innovator by Bob Carter, and Bob Selden's first book, What to do When You Become The Boss.

And the winner is...Ros Beck, an IT training specilaist wins the bottle of bubbly and a choice of the books: Malcolm Cutts, Tery Tennant and Debbie Stone all win a book a piece.

My thanks again to the authors who kindly donated their work. Here's some more information about the prizes.

'What To Do When You Become The Boss', by Bob Selden, managing director of The National Learning Institute, is a book for new managers that starts with each reader's learning style. A simple and easy way to access and learn about all the 'how tos' of managing and leading. For more information go to:

'Get Off Your Arse & Lose Weight' by Steve Miller, the UK’s Life Bitch, uses the common sense and skills he crafted as an HR and sales director in his new career as a lifestyle change guru. The book draws on the world of work and real life to inspire people to change their body image. Published by Headline the book is available nationally at £12.99.

'54 Simple Truths with Brutal Advice!' Mike Wash's latest book cuts through the jargon, psychological theory and philosophical complexities of how to live an effective and fully satisfying life. It essentially is a tough love approach to personal development. Book and sample pages available on

'The Balanced Innovator' by Bob Carter shows readers how to achieve the 'What, How, Why Balance', of the intellectual, organizational and human elements that are fundamental to new product developments. Investment decisions can then be made based on the level of this balance. Balanced projects succeed, un-balanced projects tend to fail. For more information about Bob Carter go to


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