Creating a Culture of Success

Any first year MBA student can write a business plan, and it’ll probably be a good one – in theory. But a business is much more than strategy, numbers and the bottom line. Your business is a collection of people; and while some may be motivated by the basic numbers, many more want to feel

Creating a Culture of Success

Who Holidays Better, US or UK Business Leaders?

When it comes to the subject of leadership, you’ll find a spectrum of opinions on pretty much every aspect. Apart from one: taking a break. It’s an unequivocal fact – like the effects of doing exercise or eating kale – that taking a break as a leader is good for you, something which is crucial

Who Holidays Better, US or UK Business Leaders?

How to Create a Company where High Achievers Stick Around

Do you struggle to attract and retain great employees? You’re not alone. It’s reported that up to 20% of staff turnover happens within a new recruit’s first 45 days at the company – and with the organisational cost of this turnover stated to be between 100% and 300% of the lost employee’s salary, putting together

How to Create a Company where High Achievers Stick Around

International Friendlies – Why Culture is All When Trading Abroad

With recent English football success in Europe still fresh in our minds, what better time to explore the nuanced world of international business? For many business leaders, international business relationships have never been so vital to growth. With Brexit on the horizon, large and small companies alike are expanding across borders, trade deals are brokered

International Friendlies – Why Culture is All When Trading Abroad

The Top 5 Priorities for Business Leaders in 2019

Which issues pose the biggest concern for business leaders in this unsettled, uncertain Brexit economy. With a deal just weeks away, what are leaders most worried about in their businesses? 1.Talent Management Key concern: The major concern within talent management is – perhaps unsurprisingly – talent retention and engagement. Why it’s a concern: Since the UK’s decision

The Top 5 Priorities for Business Leaders in 2019

Are You a MA or a MUSK? Macro vs. Micromanagement in Modern Business

Elon Musk and Jack Ma are two very successful business magnates who have changed the game when it comes to putting a public face to their respective companies and utilising modern tactics and ideas to build a globally recognised brand. However, whilst they both operate on a similar level and have worked tirelessly to achieve

Are You a MA or a MUSK? Macro vs. Micromanagement in Modern Business

Scaleup Pain Points

Growth is ultimately the goal for every business, but some grow faster than others. A scaleup business is defined as one with an average annualised return of at least 20% in the past three years, with at least ten employees at the beginning of the period. 20% growth every year for at least three years

Scaleup Pain Points

10 Podcast Channels to Help You Become a Better Business Leader

Every day, people upload 4 million hours of content to YouTube, bloggers, businesses and brands publish 2 million blog posts, and the chattering masses fire out over six hundred fifty-six million tweets. The internet is a busy place. Every platform, every channel, and every notification demands your attention, but let’s be honest, very little content

10 Podcast Channels to Help You Become a Better Business Leader

10 YouTube Channels for Better Business Leaders

When it comes to honing or learning new business skills, there’s no shortage of content out there. Whatever it is you’re specifically looking for, in this age of information, you’re guaranteed to find a flood of knowledge and insight at the click of a button. But just like a kid in a sweet shop, the

10 YouTube Channels for Better Business Leaders

What does 2019’s Business Leader Look Like?

There’s a constant challenge involved in creating, leading and growing a business. Success takes time, money and energy away from one’s own self, one’s personal wellbeing. It’s the classic work-life balance equation, but with higher risks and rewards involved. So what does a business leader need to think about? What qualities and interests will carry

What does 2019’s Business Leader Look Like?

Charity Begins at Home, Community Begins at Work

When it comes to the social and economic wellbeing of local communities, business has a vital role to play. If the people are the lifeblood, SMEs are the beating heart.

Charity Begins at Home, Community Begins at Work

8 Books on Business Leadership Everyone Should Read

With Christmas approaching it's time to give some thought to your wish list or risk unwrapping yet another copy of Superfreakonomics. But where do you begin?

8 Books on Business Leadership Everyone Should Read