The eight best and worst CEOs of 2013

Each year Professor Sydney Finkelstein of the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth takes a look back at the managerial hits and misses of the last 12 months and lists his best and worst CEOs of the year. Amazon’s Jeff Bezos has been nominated ‘Best CEO of 2013’, while Eike Batista of Brazil’s EBX/OGX/OSX was named the worst.

Revolution in media evaluation

In his latest book, “David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits and the Art of Battling Giants”, Malcolm Gladwell argues that we all misunderstand the story of David and Goliath. He believes that David beat the giant, not in spite of his diminutive size but because of it. David had a better weapon – the sling – and was more agile than the lumbering Goliath.

5 simple steps to help SMEs save on energy costs

Recent energy saving audits undertaken at small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) across the UK have highlighted five simple steps that can be taken to unlock potential savings on energy costs which other businesses could also benefit from. Phil Scholes, npower SME Sales & Marketing Director discusses the findings and how making some small changes – often with minimal or no cost – can help drive significant savings.