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10 Steps to deal with a Data Subject Access Request

Every data subject has the right to be informed if their personal data is being processed by your business . They also have the right to access their personal data and to obtain further information as set out in Article 15 of the GDPR. This is known as a Data Subject Access Request (DSAR). Failure […]

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Are Your Staff GDPR Aware?

The General Data Protection Regulation came into effect in May 2018 and making sure your staff are appropriately trained is essential. The UK Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham talked about creating a culture of data protection which “pervades the whole organisation.” This is expected under GDPR. Staff training is an essential part of data protection compliance. […]

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5 Tips for Leading with Self Compassion

Leaders are often those who motivate and inspire a team. They drive and lead performance through example and sheer hard work. But who is looking after the leader? Who makes sure that they are able to make great decisions? Who makes sure they can sustain their leadership capability? The answer is themselves. Interesting that a […]

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The Importance of Hardiness & Resilience

The workplace is more often a source of stress than it ever has been before. Our modern volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous business environment along with increased connectivity and insatiable customer demands all adds to the stress placed upon an organisation and the individuals within it. Add into that mix information overload, social connectivity through […]

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7 Key Benefits of a DPO

A Data Protection Officer, or DPO, it is a role that is important in any organisation. You may not need a full-time employee; this role can be easily outsourced for cost-effectiveness.  In order to be able to protect your interests in the event of a breach, a DPO must be able to operate without any conflict of interest […]

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British Airways, Marriott & GDPR

Regardless of the specific title of a cyber security professional, the day that lies ahead of them is unlikely to follow a generic 9 to 5 pattern. The unpredictable nature of information security means that though certain tasks will always need to be completed, such as checking in with the latest security news reports, the […]

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No deal Brexit and GDPR?

No deal Brexit and GDPR

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Are you affected by learned helplessness and limiting beliefs?

When coaching some extremely successful individuals I am often intrigued as to how they have limited their true potential through learned helplessness and limiting beliefs. Learned helplessness is a common problem in our society and it has come about through the way we live in our modern world. It endures because we now live in […]

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Why is self-compassion so important?

Self-compassion is critical to self-improvement for without it key lessons in life are discarded and ignored. The road to redemption begins when you initially realise you are on the wrong path and yet once that is recognised you need to be able to forgive yourself before you will be prepared to learn from the mistake […]

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Do we all need to be Mentally Tough in today’s modern world?

So, you are tough – or so you think? But just what are you using to gauge your levels of hardiness and resilience? Your own personal perception and your observation of others probably and in that comes a good deal of personal bias. Really understanding what hardiness and resilience are is the first step to […]

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