Gen Z will soon be the biggest employee talent pool out there, making it essential that businesses understand who they are and what they want.
You?ll have no doubt read the title and wondered why anyone would use the “L” word in conjuction with business.?How can it be part of the demanding, harried world of the average manager, when the priority is to just get the business done, to the highest standard?
When you’re the CFO or FD of a company, then planning for growth will be a key priority. Chas Howes, former head of finance at Superdry, sets out what his goals were for the company ? and what he would change if he could turn back time.
Entrepreneur Vijay Eswaran talks about seizing life ? and business ? by the horns, not to mention the benefits of developing a sense of urgency.
One4all Rewards polled 1,024 employees to find out what traits they assigned to their perfect boss ? and how those in real life compared.
The past offers numerous examples of where people have gone right ? or wrong. It was the premise of a recent book, which delved into the lives of five leaders to pinpoint which valued traits came to the fore in times of need. We took a closer look.
Research suggests that most leaders derail or fail by unknowingly “joining the dark side”. Your behaviour, it seems, can become your kryptonite.
John Stapleton, the co-founder of New Covent Garden Soup who now invests in and advises growth companies, reveals how he got into business and what he?s learned in his 20+ years of being an entrepreneur.
Good leaders exude trust, believability and congruence. You know where you stand with them. They are clear. You don’t even have to like them a follow them and work with them. These leaders are great because they are authentic.
“Leading by example” isn’t a term to be ignored. Your behaviour can quickly be mimicked ? and it can be either detrimental or beneficial to your corporate culture.
To be one of those highly effective finance directors, you have to be up-to-date on all the latest accounting standards, be know the latest developments in tax legislation and spend long hours in your office reviewing reconciliations and signing off VAT returns. That?s right isn?t it? No.
When leaders lack the ability to provide direction, staff morale suffers ? and they may even grow to hate you because of it.