Life is a 24 hour, 365 days a year conversation. We’re constantly speaking to colleagues, customers or strangers. Even when sleeping we’re still talking. And when we’re not, we’re often dying to speak but lacking the courage to do so.
I used to hold breakfasts with groups of employees to discuss aspects of our business and allow them the opportunity to ask questions. In one of those, I learned a valuable lesson.
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.
Leicestershire serial inventor turned entrepreneur, Graham Harris, explains how hard lessons learnt on the factory floor helped develop his own leadership style as he made the transition to business owner.
While most boardrooms know digital transformation is important, it’s considerably easier to discuss than to implement. In fact, 59% of UK CEOs in PwC’s 20th CEO survey believe their organisation’s ability to adapt to the speed of technological change is a real concern.
World Cup fever is dominating the country, especially after England’s 6-1 win over Panama. Captain Harry Kane has been continuously praised, with the word most often assigned to his brand of leadership being “inspirational”.
Not all candidates approach the job search like they would any day-to-day task, with energy and proactivity. Some are less enthused by the process and engage on a more passive level.
Purpose is no longer a fashion statement, says Prophet’s Helen Rosethorn. Here’s how to lead a purpose-driven company.
A list of the traits and assets you’ll need to work on to run a successful business, all compiled in a periodic table.
British SME bosses all face the same headwinds. In many ways it can be argued they are turning into a full-blown storm. The natural reaction for some may be stress and trying in vain to not pull their hair out in frustration.
Martin Burns, senior principal transformation consultant, EMEA at CA Technologies explains why a critical enabler for delivering results is extreme focus on the important.
The movie One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, based on a novel of the same name, cleverly tilted its humour and various pranks in beginning scenes towards a tragic ending. We’re privy to a mental institution’s patient revolt, as well as its simplistic approach to mental illness.