Archive | September, 2009

Mexican Chocolate Dip with Fresh Fruit (Gluten-free)

An indulgent choc-chilli treat from the Good Food Diet Chocolate, especially dark chocolate, is totally legal on a healthy eating plan… in fact, it is vital to know that you do not have to give it up, but are free to enjoy chocolate in small quantities. Combining it with fruit is the ideal way to indulge. […]

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Project Management 101

I am often asked what project management is and how it differs from other areas of management, such as operational management. Project management is the discipline of planning, organising and managing resources to successfully complete specific goals. A project is therefore a temporary organisation with a defined end date. Examples of projects are building a […]

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Opening and closing Presentations

George Burns (1896 – 1996), the US actor and comedian, said of sermons:  “The secret of a good sermon is to have a good beginning and a good ending, then having the two as close together as possible.“  The same is true for good presentations.  Have a good opening and a high-impact end and keep […]

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Creamy Baby Marrow (Zucchini / Courgette) and Potato Soup (Gluten-free)

(from the Good Food Diet) Smooth, mild and creamy with an avocado green colour, this healthy, gluten-free, low-fat baby marrow (zucchini / courgette) soup makes an excellent starter or main course. It is the baby marrow (zucchini / courgette) cousin of the famous French style vichyssoise (read more below recipe), a rich leek and potato […]

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Encouraging honest and truthful communication

A few weeks ago, I ended up in hospital. I was literally on my back with an inflamed leg in the air; there I stayed for a week and watched three other patients come and go. Doctors, nurses and visitors came and went. With nothing else to do, I spent the time observing the interactions […]

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