When one party conveys information with emotional reasons behind it, the other party is more likely to develop sympathy, be more willing to compromise and thus find creative solutions.
The pace of business is getting faster, making it tough to stay on top of ever increasing workloads. And with the pressure of getting things done representing a clear and present danger to work/life balance, Bruce Kornfeld, CEO of Gyst, looks to a future where technology helps, rather than hinders those aiming to strike the right balance.
Washington Post reporter Liza Mundy's book, "The Richer Sex: How the New Majority of Female Breadwinners Is Transforming Sex, Love and Family", suggests that while the gender gap may be a bleak reality, the rise of the female breadwinner is set to shake things up for the better.
Should a FTSE 100 company like Sports Direct grant personal favours from the boardroom to controlling shareholder Mike Ashley?
Lego has said it will reverse its bulk-buying policies after a backlash inspired by Chinese artist Ai Weiwei – but why do firms need such policies in the first place?
It’s absolutely critical that a company's website functions well and engages with users to provide an enjoyable user experience. To gain insight as to how startup companies have managed to convert online visitors to paying consumers, we have spoken to various successful business owners who have first-hand experience in this.
As banking consumers, we shop around for the best deal. We may have a current account with one provider, an ISA and mortgage with another; savings, loans and investments with different providers again. We know that it is prudent to review our financial management regularly. So, why are corporate banking trends behind the curve?
Author Edward Brown believes the single most essential third-space skill for managers in today’s world is courage – and there are five ways this can be taught.