How Europe can work together to grow Unicorns
Europe is home to fewer than one in 13 of the world’s Unicorns, 7.2 percent. The bulk of the largest innovative companies are in the US and Asia. To push Europe into a leadership role in the coming decade of digital innovation, we need to change our approach.
8 Sep 2021
Creating champions: five Olympic coaching strategies top employers use
You’ve heard the cliche; champions are not born, they are made. But this couldn’t be more apt when it comes to Olympic champions. Behind every medal lies an immense amount of work: from the athlete themselves and from their dedicated team of coaches, physios and sports scientists.
4 Aug 2021
Providing the foundation for safety management long before the pandemic hit
In 2014, L’Oréal’s Operations Division began to reshape its safety strategy with a specific aim: to simplify its health and safety system
27 Apr 2021
How one Algerian company became a consumer electronics giant
Ali Boumediene, Founder and General Manager of Bomare Company said that “the path to success is not easy to find, you have to be determined, work hard and see far”. His capacity not just to work hard, but also to envision something far greater than the sum of its parts, means that today, his company commands an envious position in the electronics industry
12 Apr 2021
British Virgin Islands retains status as leading financial centre
Having expanded its offer of increasingly sophisticated financial products, the British Virgin Islands (BVI) is now a leading jurisdiction for company formations, registration of investment funds and structured finance issuers.
1 Feb 2021
How trust, not power, is increasingly the currency of leadership
As business moves into a more social age, the responsibility for promoting trust has become fundamental not just for leadership, but for the overall health of a company’s single largest asset: its employees
13 Oct 2020
How a Norwegian data centre has established itself on a global scale
Tor Kristian Gyland, CEO of Green Mountain and winner of “Entrepreneur of The Year 2020 for Data Centre & Colocation Industry” tells the story of how, from an abandoned NATO storage facility deep inside a Norwegian mountain, he was able to catch the interest of the major enterprise and cloud providers to establish data centres in Norway.
12 Oct 2020
Top 5 ways to manage the board during turbulent times
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought an unprecedented number of challenges to CEOs of European organisations
6 Oct 2020
Top 5 tips for a successful joint venture
A joint venture can be an effective way to share business risks during an economic downturn, while also injecting some entrepreneurial spirit into both companies. Here, European CEO outlines five top tips to making the marriage a happy one
28 Aug 2020
Rainmaking CEO shares his secrets for growing innovative firms
Rainmaking wants to help start-ups grow and help big companies become more like start-ups. Its CEO, Carsten Kølbek, explains what he’s learnt about how to foster – and retain – a culture of entrepreneurship
18 Aug 2020
Top 5 ways managers can support ethnic minority workers
With companies being urged to support the Black Lives Matter movement, here are five steps managers can take to improve the workplace for employees from ethnic minority backgrounds
30 Jul 2020
Encouraging competition can improve employee performance – but it must be managed carefully
Rivalries in the workplace can push employees to perform at their best, but we should be wary of letting a healthy dose of competition go too far
24 Jul 2020
Companies must handle layoffs with care – especially in a pandemic
Job cuts are an unfortunate part of life in business, and not only during recessions. It’s important that companies and managers are always prepared to handle layoffs appropriately
15 Jul 2020
Are management consultants worth their fees?
Management consultancy firms collect huge fees from their clients in exchange for providing expertise, advice and support. But these organisations are facing challenges of their own that need to be addressed sooner rather than later