When people think of catastrophic business fails, they never mention quiet deaths. They seldom mention the damp fizzles and soft launches that didn’t pick up the necessary traction. Here are the lessons I learned at Unilever.
“Becoming a mum is the best thing I have ever done. Setting up my own business is the second.” Here’s why Petra Smith, founder of Squirrels&Bears believes being a mum makes her better in business.
Google staff walk out over treatment of women. What can UK SMEs learn from this? Do women still need to shout about equality in the workplace?
London Fashion Week isn’t only for retail brands and those with deep pockets. There are lessons SMEs can take from the fashion festival, regardless of the industry they operate in.
From Terminator, Wall-E and TV programmes like The Simpsons and Lost, Unum unveils the business considerations leaders can glean from fiction.
With almost 1.4bn consumers, it’s not just Premier League clubs that are eager for success in China – many UK businesses see the country as a huge growth opportunity. But there’s a right and a wrong way to enter the market, as Chelsea FC found out the hard way.
Some ten years ago, Caffeine opened its doors to stimulate growth for its clients. In that decade, we have worked with impatient leaders from companies of all sizes and sectors, done interviews for several books we have published and, of course, run a business which has in its own humble way grown steadily since we started.
With a £9,000 loan in his back pocket, Lee Biggins has grown CV-Library into an impressive outfit and will be sharing his journey with Founders Diaries.
Hollywood has lovingly told us spies live in a high-tech, guns-blazing world filled with an incredible amount of car chases. But there are plenty of management lessons business leaders can learn from spies – apart from the gleaned 007 tips of buy a fancy car and suit.
What can a basket of boiled eggs in a corner shop teach you about business? More than you think.
What are the five top business mistakes you’re likely to make? One entrepreneur shares his biggest errors â and how you can avoid them.
Milo Yiannopoulos sits down with Adam Street owner James Minter to talk through what he has learned from the failure of his last venture, Notting Hill’s Tabernacle.