How to get ahead: Kate Turner

Kate Turner “Be yourself. Never try to be something that you are not or you will be found out. At the end of the day, people buy people, so your ability to get on with others is paramount.”
[Kate Turner, quote from ‘Grazia’ magazine January 18, 2010]

Kate Turner

[photo: towry.com]

This is great advice for life, not just for work. Kate Turner is head of advice policy at financial planning and investment management firm Towry. When she made the comment above she was head of private banking at Coutts & Co. And it is a reminder that although we writers do our work pretty much in isolation, we need to be able to sell ourselves and our book too.

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