Real Business talks to one-woman-wonder, entrepreneur and PR expert Lauren Lunn Farrow. Lauren worked in Celebrity PR for 17 years with clients and brands including Lorraine Kelly, NBC Universal, Fake Bake, The Health Lottery, Sharon Osbourne, HRVY and Kelly Osbourne. Now she runs The Expert Agency looking after trusted experts and voices.
Every CEO role is different because each company has its own flavour and situation. However, there are a few skills successful leaders tend to have in common.
Busaba Eathai CEO Jason Myers pays tribute to Jeff Paterson, a trailblazing business builder who dealt with more in 18 months than most do in a lifetime.
Practitioners like myself are often asked what bosses can do to make their company customer-centric. In the first of three articles intending to answer that question, I unveil that it requires a great deal of commitment and consideration to go beyond simply being a buzzword.
Taking a company public and listing on the stock exchange has traditionally marked a crucial milestone for businesses built on long hours, hard work, and plenty of sacrifice.
I am guessing that the answer to that question depends much on your age and level of experience. There are many valid definitions of professional behaviour but one thing is for sure – you know it when you see it!
The UK has been criticised for not embracing the American culture of failure. Indeed, in the US it's considered something of a badge of honour for an entrepreneur to fail before achieving success with a business venture. As such, we've rounded up key cases of individuals with superhuman tenacity as a reminder to never back down.