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.