Former Manchester United football coach, professional sports psychologist and author of new book The Winning Mindset, Damien Hughes, reveals five sporting principles that leaders can apply in business.
For the vast majority of businesses, its employees are the lifeblood. Which is why having a co-operative group of individuals that can work well together in a team is crucial to the success of a business. Easier said than done, however.
Travelling between the US and UK, entrepreneur Lee Biggins has enjoyed stepping back from his expanding corporate empire to embrace the startup vibe.
She’s been part of the growth team at Dyson, but now Tracy Ebdon-Poole will be sharing her experiences of expanding TaxCalc as part of Founders Diaries.
They say you can choose your friends, not your family – and the same applies to the workplace. Given the choice, most of us would choose different colleagues to the ones we’re lumbered with for eight hours a day. And yet, working with a diverse hodgepodge of individuals is strangely satisfying, and par for the course in a tight-knit office environment.
It's the moment every entrepreneur dreams of, when someone comes along and offers you a nine-figure amount for the company you've shed blood, sweat and tears for. So you'll probably be a bit surprised that my co-founder and I turned it down – but here I explain exactly why.
While winning the game’s most prestigious trophy in 2003 probably ranks pretty highly on former professional rugby player Josh Lewsey’s CV, he’s also got a stint in the army, a post-grad in law and positions at Citi Group and PwC to impress with.