As the mother of a 15-year-old in the midst of the teenage years of messy rooms, party invites and even (gulp) trips away, I recently signed up to a workshop to help parents navigate these choppy waters.
Let’s face it, what you do the night before largely affects how you feel the next morning – from a self-induced hangover from a night out and feeling like a zombie because Netflix caught you in its trap to being sufficiently well-rested from sleeping earlier than normal.
Our lives are governed by an intrinsic, almost mystical-like force that influences and informs most of our decisions. Don’t believe me? Take a look in the mirror. This “invisible influence” inspired what clothes you wore today, what car you drove to work, and even where you ate for lunch. It’s called social influence. And it’s an omnipresent force in your next customer’s shopping decision.
If you’re unsure whether you’ll be able to fill the vacancies you have available at your firm this summer, we’ve got the 15 jobs that Brits would gladly take on during the season of (broken) sunshine.
It often pays to know what firms have previously garnered investment before you pitch your business – so if you’re thinking of going on Dragons’ Den, here are a few stats that will make you celebrate… or not.
Everyone needs to have them, but without a bit of management, meetings can be a major drain on your time and productivity when you’re running a business. So, what can you do to ensure your meetings improve the way you work, rather than hinder it?
Sorry can be the hardest word – and it’s also the most disarming in the English language. No one likes eating humble pie, but unless you’re very fortunate the chances are you’ll have to apologise for something at some time during your business career.
It's day three of the Sage Summit, and Hollywood actresses Gwyneth Paltrow and Zooey Deschanel have flown into Chicago to discuss making the switch from Tinseltown to trade with respective businesses Goop and HelloGiggles.
More and more shopping will arrive on the doorstep than be selected off shelves and this has significant implications for brand design – one which no brand team can afford to ignore.
Real Business is currently in attendance at the Sage Summit 2016 in Chicago. Kicking off day one in a memorable fashion to set the tone for the week, former American football star and Super Bowl-winning coach Mike Ditka led the grand opening of the event, which is set to have 15,000 entrepreneurs in attendance.
As retail entrepreneur Phillip Green comes under fire from government select committees for his role in the sale and subsequent collapse of BHS, Real Business looks at five of the most high profile recent investigations.
Running a business with your partner can be great. There is nothing more rewarding than going into business with someone who you love and trust. So how can you work with your partner without having lots of disputes, and it effecting your work-life?