The 20th anniversary of Harry Potter has just passed us by, and we can’t help reminiscing. So we asked those of the business world how they would have used magic if they were tucked amongst the series’ pages.
When you bring new recruits into a company, you fully expect them to fit in and have a positive impact on the direction and success of your business. So it usually comes as a shock when one leaves so quickly.
While the modern day business leader is always on the run, there is still a lot to be said about what can be produced off the back of effective meetings.
Michael Hufton, CEO of ingage, recounts his tale of joining an 11-day government trade mission to the farthest corner of the globe.
It’s essential for the board members to work together as an efficient team – this means the first action for any CEO is defining everyone’s roles.
Playing the right role impacts the bottom line in business, so it’s important that you get into character before delivering your boardroom performance.
Trends are always coming and going, but one that’s stuck around for much longer than most is the focus on workplace collaboration and engagement.
While we’re a long way off hologram-only meetings or humanoid robot supervisors patrolling office space, automation and AI are already transforming aspects of business.
In an era of email, Slack, Skype and Google Hangouts, I’m a great believer that meeting face-to-face increases the chances of striking a deal – and I’m not alone.
When it comes to business meeting nightmares, new US president Donald Trump has come out on top as the leader Brits would hate to sit down with – more so than Katie Hopkins.
One of the main problems faced by UK businesses today is workplace productivity, or rather the lack of it. A report produced by the Office for National Statistics illustrates that the UK’s average productivity per hour is 18 per cent lower than the rest of the G7 member countries.
Face-to-face meetings make an annual contribution of £193bn to the UK economy.