The Outside View CEO Rob Symes on why entrepreneurs should focus on being the best you, not the best me-too.
In a short space of time we have witnessed the banking crisis, phone hacking and MPs expenses scandals. All of these things have brought leadership into sharp focus and led us to ask many questions, of which innovation and VUCA (volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity) particularly interest me.
Allan Evans of BDO says we need to be putting customer service on the boardroom agenda.
Intellectual property is often overlooked by SME’s due to lack of awareness or a concern about costs. However, left unprotected, an innovative product or process may be copied leaving the SME that originally developed it with no reward.
Improved management and a clear strategy including marketing are the key to convincing a bank to lend to a law firm, according to James Swede.