The Learned Leader: Identifying Potential and Preparing for Success

Everyone has an opinion on what constitutes a good leader: the outspoken, unafraid to say what others daren’t; clear thinkers with the ability to set goals and jump hurdles to reach them; innovators, overflowing with ideas no other has...

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Moving Forward in a Changing Landscape

Before I begin hypothesising on the startling parallels between the natural and business worlds, I probably need to outline my credentials in making such observations. Although today I am a business owner, it was not always so. I actually...

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Act like a leader, think like a leader with Herminia Ibarra

Professor of Organisational Behaviour at London Business School and author of ‘Act like a leader, think like a leader’. I’m a career academic, I’ve been in academia all my life. I started out as a junior professor at Harvard...

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Black Friday Can Cost Employers, Here’s How To Stay Productive

Black Friday is a great day for the retail industry, there’s no denying it – but it can cause a lot of disruption due to lack of focus at work. Employees can often spend long hours online trawling deals...

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Traditional Working Culture Is Weighing Down UK Companies, Here’s How To Improve

Sticking to traditional working culture could be a major factor in the lack of progress for many companies. It also appears to hinder workforce loyalty, according to a new study. A UK based study of 1,600 companies, recently run...

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More Women Are Needed In Senior Positions

A government backed review has urged FTSE 350 companies to fill more board and senior leadership positions with talented women. This could help the UK become a world-leader on gender diversity at the top of business. The review revealed...

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Industry Rocked: Court Ruling Says Deliveroo Workers Are Self-Employed

This has been a busy week for the gig industry with Uber losing in court over its workers being ruled as staff with rights and now Deliveroo in on the action. Deliveroo has had a court ruling, but in...

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Uber Ruling Confirms Its Employees Deserve Worker Rights

In a huge case for the employment status of the gig economy, the taxi ride app company Uber has been given a ruling by the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT). Uber lost. Uber was trying to appeal against a ruling...

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Top 3 business challenges for 2018

One of the best ways to ensure a business is on the path to progress is to find focus. This is achieved through simplicity. Easier said than done in the modern climate where running a business can often feel...

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How Does Employee Health & Well-being Impact Engagement and Motivation?

Research suggests that as employee wellbeing increases, its positive effects resonate throughout the organisation and teams become more productive, more collaborative, and better prepared to innovate. If this is so, then why are employee well-being programmes not on the...

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