As Managing Director of market research firm Opinium, James Endersby taps into the power of people on a daily basis. At the Workable spaces in Stratford, He tells us why authenticity is so important in making strong and profitable business connections today.
Speaking at the Small Awards last week, trauma doctor Amit Patel shared his story of resilience and love alongside his dog Kika. Here are the highlights.
Although many people believe that being an entrepreneur is a glamorous vocation, the reality is often far different from the dream. Long days, heavy workloads and immense pressure often weigh you down. These factors can cloud your view of the very reason why you set up in business in the first place. And while starting up can be a steep learning curve that requires all your time and energy even when your business is established, there is no time to rest, or cruise along.
When some of us think of life coaching we tend to think of 1980s Wall-Street and of haggard stockbrokers after a quick fix. However, the sector has evolved, gone global, and is currently the second fastest growing industry after IT. But recently it’s developed a particularly female bent. Enter the age of the female-led and female-focused life coaching. We met the female life coach entrepreneurs bringing comfort, positivity, and inspiration to female executives across the UK in an age of #MeToo, balancing responsibilities, and fighting the gender pay gap.
A shocking number of business owners regret going it alone, but Pimlico Plumbers founder Charlie Mullins is here to tell us it’s all part of the challenge, and one that can have some serious pay-offs.
Many baby-boomer bosses find the world of millennials completely alien. While it’s not necessary to understand their penchant for niche podcasts and emoji code, managers need to grasp the changes millennials are making to the workplace.
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.
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.
There’s much you can learn about workplace perceptions and expectations from analysing online searches. Using this method, Perkbox found out what impact millennials had at work.
Author of The Conscious Leader, Shelley Reciniello, specified that business involved far more than spreadsheets and meetings. Understanding psychology proved just as crucial.
If you?d like to thank one of your employees for doing a sterling job but are lacking the resources to offer them a pay rise, then worry not, there are many other ways you can reward them.
Serial entrepreneur Maurice Ostro advocates the concept of purpose-led business and explains why today’s business leaders must embrace its promise.