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April 21, 2016
Veronica Merry

The importance of celebrating success

The importance of celebrating success By Veronica Merry   Last week my testamur arrived in the mail. As I opened the packet, I couldn’t help but think about all the late night study sessions and all the sacrifices I had made to achieve this qualification – MBA with Distinction. It felt so good to finally

March 24, 2016
Veronica Merry

Is work-life balance a myth?

Is work-life balance a myth? By Veronica Merry.   Have you just made the decision to further your career by doing some further study but, you have NO idea how you are going to fit it in to your already busy life? That was me very recently. At the time, I was a part-time worker, part-time stay-at-home

January 8, 2016
Veronica Merry

How to use ‘spacing’ to learn and recall anything

How to use ‘spacing’ to learn and recall anything By Veronica Merry. I remember it like it was yesterday. It was my first exam for my MBA and I had 2 weeks left to study, and 60 pages of notes to memorise. I tried to keep a clear head but I was in full-fledged panic

November 19, 2015
Veronica Merry

The importance of understanding your learning style

The importance of understanding your learning style By Veronica Merry.   There are many different learning style theories that have been developed, however, my favourite theory is VAK – visual-auditory-kinaesthetic.   Visual learners Visual learners prefer to learn by reading and seeing. You will recognise a visual learner in meetings as an avid note-taker. If

September 15, 2015
Veronica Merry

Why you should break up with your frenemy: ‘Procrastination’

Why you should break up with your frenemy: ‘Procrastination’. By Veronica Merry. Lately, a lot of people that I speak to who have taken on the challenge of study in an already busy life seem to have one thing in common: a toxic friend or ‘frenemy’ called ‘procrastination’. You know who he is. He’s the