For the last decade, Silicon Valley has widely espoused the virtues of failing to succeed. But it’s not the only mindset leaders should embrace: the right direction for you may not necessarily be the one you first envisioned so says Jesse Eisenberg.
Watching British long-distance runner Mo Farah romp to victory in Olympics 10,000m final, after falling earlier in the race, got me thinking: should we all be ready for setbacks and know how to respond accordingly
Who knows how many change projects actually fail There are statistics from influential sources such as McKinsey, HBR, Towers Watson and Forbes indicating that the figure is as high as 70 per cent. Of course, others dispute that the figure is quite so high. But if you want to steer clear of failure entirely, do not neglect the board.
In a recent study, Victoria Brescoll, a social psychologist at Yale School of Management, examined whether female leaders are judged more harshly for small mistakes when in traditionally male occupations.
Entrepreneurs statistically fail more often than not, but new research has suggested the financial risk is not as great as previously thought, as failed entrepreneurs can return to the salaried workforce and recover their earnings quickly.
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.
Comedian and actor Ricky Gervais is no stranger to creative thinking or playing around – two abilities he has suggested need to come hand in hand no matter the sector you may be in.
The world is changing more rapidly than most people realise, according to business educator Eddie Obeng – and creative output cannot keep up. As such, our view on productivity and failure need to change.
Andrew Weaver, CEO of LawyerFair, provides insight on the struggles, as well as key methods used, to scaling a company.
Garth Fryer, director of WAE, a leading London-based global service design consultancy, talks about the difficulties of setting up an internal startup company
Planning ahead is essential for a small or medium-sized business, as it is for any company. But as 2016 comes increasingly nearer, glaring into a crystal ball can prove a risky tactic – just ask Alan Sugar and J.K. Rowling. Here are ten business predictions that were hugely incorrect.
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.