When someone tells you about a problem, it can be hard not to jump in with suggestions and solutions. But authors Karen Meager and John McLachlan suggest you try these three things first before giving advice as a manager.
Charity Made by Dyslexia emphasised how the public remained unaware of the positive characteristics associated with dyslexia – and entrepreneurs are speaking up about how it’s helped them succeed in business.
Henry Ford, Nicola Tesla, Bill Gates, Steve Jobs and Mark Zuckerberg share numerous traits. Not only do they challenge convention, they are also left-handed. And according to scientists, that very fact made them excellent problem solvers.
Martin Jordan, head of business development for Wayra UK, looks at the much-discussed topic of business mentoring – sharing his top ten insights.
Three friends brainstorming in a Copenhagen loft using an old kitchen door as a desk makes Zendesk’s initial chapter sound a bit like an outtake scene from The Hangover. However, now a billion-dollar company operating around the world, the business has gone from startup to PLC in just seven years.
More than 15,000 people on LinkedIn currently describe themselves as "serial entrepreneurs", an indication that starting more than one business is seen by most of us as a good trait and something worth shouting about.
You may think the deal is done, but there's no guarantee; something could still go wrong. Don't forget to have a fast solution ready, is Jo Haigh's advice.