It’s all well and good winging it on occasion; we all do it and it can work well. Sometimes. However, if you don’t have any end goals in sight or you haven’t set out any real KPIs to target,
Leaders build trust through being open and transparent and willing to admit mistakes. More and more, the public expects leaders to be positive role models. And that includes those at Uber.
Whatever your opinion, the controversy the recent Google sacking has caused is a fact. This story is an example of a company that has failed an employee. And how clashing opinions and a misunderstood code of conduct can cause backlash.
Leaders are often spinning many plates, so it stands to reason that CEO mistakes will happen – these are the most common ones to watch.
Most people involved in the startup or SME game will agree it’s risky business; and for many entrepreneurs navigating the competitive landscape, getting funded is a significant hurdle.
John O’Connell, Scale Up Group chairman and founder of the Enterprise Awards, asks five well-known entrepreneurs about their biggest mistakes in business.
When it comes to online advertising, there’s a right way and a wrong way, so David Harvey at Altair Media has highlighted the dos and don’ts when marketing your business on the web.
A chance trip to Doomconf in Berlin convinced Ed Cooke to remove the traditional cloak of censorship, and talk candidly about where he messes up.
Traf-O-Data by Bill Gates? Ever heard of it? No? Well, me neither. But the business tycoon-cum-billionaire philanthropist is quite the serial entrepreneur, thanks to his initial venture.
Chasing down clients who have yet to pay is one of the most unpleasant aspects of running a business. However, a talk with the founder of Delights by Cynthia and the MD of Steel City unveiled that, while most incidents are down to human error, there is a way to minimise them.
If you ask any entrepreneur, they will tell you that starting a business from the ground up is one of the most fulfilling and rewarding experiences anyone can have; the joy of creating something and seeing it flourish is truly special. However, getting to that point isn't the easiest thing to do.
We live in a world where a single typo will find you criticised on Twitter or with empty pockets. As such, here are a few tips to help you spot errors that could land your business in trouble.