While the new president-elect is a perfect example of a maverick leader, strong vision, strategy, leadership can be achieved through other means.
Nearly 18 months after opening their first cereal cafe in Brick Lane, and facing a violent reaction across social media and mainstream press, Alan and Gary Keery are still standing strong – and even taking their brand to the Middle East.
The issue of controversy has been in the news a lot lately, from JetBlue asking a passenger to change clothes before boarding to Facebook tweaking its policies on trending topics. With that in mind, we took a look at how businesses brought on a storm of criticism due to products or statements.
Raymond Moore, CEO of the Indian Wells tennis tournament, recently resigned from his role after claiming women playing the sport were incredibly lucky to take part. But it’s not the first time a boss put his foot in his mouth when addressing females.
Nobody likes being the scapegoat – a time where you can clearly see the double set of bus tracks across the back of your shirt. We unveil four times that CEOs chose to blame a sticky situation on others.
Walk down any street in Britain or glance at office workers hanging around the entrance to their building and you’ll see people ‘vaping’. The market for electronic cigarettes is growing rapidly with use of e-cigarettes, which was up by 75per cent last year to reach £459m, according Euromonitor.
Publicity is the spearhead of any business plan and it’s essential to be visible amongst a sea of competitors. As such, it's sometimes worth going the extra mile to make sure you are noticed.
One of the difficult duties of MPs involves setting a constant good example. But as Jeremy Corbyn names John McDonnell as Labour's new shadow chancellor, we took a look into his "unparliamentary" and somewhat controversial past behaviour.
We've pulled together ten eyebrow-raising ads that stirred up significant controversy for one reason or another – from the bizarre and downright hilarious, to those that changed public perception.
A lot of big businesses spend millions of pounds each year on maintaining their clean-cut, family friendly image.