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The OOMPH Factor

The oomph factor

Forget the X Factor – do you have the Oomph factor? You know, that fire in your belly which made you do things and step into the unknown without as much as a backward glance.  Oomph is all about vivacity, energy and enthusiasm – but I think its more than that – it’s that little bit of something special, that ‘je ne sais quoi’ that just sets some people apart from others. It’s that twinkle in the eye which differentiates the person who sticks at a job they dislike and …

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Doing the thing you think you cannot do

Julie Hall and Karen Darby - funny women?

“Thank you very much Richmond, you’ve been a great audience” Claire came off the staging area…my heart was beating so hard in my chest I couldn’t hear what Gabby Logan was saying as she talked to Claire after her set. Oh, I think she’s finishing up… I feel sick …. And now ladies and gentlemen, please help me welcome Julie Hall … I stood up in front of the mic and looked out to the sea of faces before me… were they going to laugh?  had I done enough?  would …

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