David vs Goliath: why big businesses are losing out to agile start-ups
Large companies are increasingly sluggish in a fast-moving business environment. This has left the door open for more agile start-ups to thrive
21 Feb 2018
How data and technology are shaping a new sales paradigm
In a world where digitalisation is on the rise and companies are crossing boundaries into different industries, businesses are being challenged to redefine their approach to sales
15 Jan 2018
Why companies must adopt an agile approach to project management
Disruptive technologies and changing customer requirements have made the agile approach to project management more pertinent than ever
5 Jan 2018
How to implement your company strategy more effectively
While company strategies can look amazing on paper, they only become useful once they have been fully implemented. Too many organisations are struggling to bridge the gap between design and delivery
2 Jan 2018
Why companies must start planning for the next geopolitical disruption
Businesses must think long-term if they are to survive the barrage of geopolitical disruptions coming their way
21 Dec 2017
Tips from CEOs on how to travel and do business at the same time
A CEOs job is full of travel. Luckily, we have all the tips you need to make the most of your time on the road
2 Aug 2017
Delegation debacles: when CEOs should’ve done it themselves
Delegation is a key skill for any CEO, but passing on the wrong tasks can be detrimental to your business
21 Jul 2017
Seadrill sees growth and M&A after Q2 beat
Norway’s Seadrill Ltd, the world’s number two deepwater oil rig group, is ready to throw its weight around now that the Gulf of Mexico oil spill has made life harder for smaller players. “We see the current market volatility as a good opportunity to look for investment opportunities,” the group controlled by shipping tycoon John […]
31 Aug 2010
Managing compliance, or managing business risk?
As the regulatory environment becomes ever more complex, many organisations understandably place a great deal of emphasis on compliance
24 Aug 2010
Who wants to be a billionaire?
If you are planning to become a billionaire during your working career, is it more advantageous to start out in an already successful family business or to build your own from scratch, without any corporate baggage to hold you back? Should you get a university degree, or just get stuck in? What is the best subject to study?
16 Jul 2010
Football (brands) a church to the masses
How did Barcelona, Real Madrid and Manchester United ever get to become such big brands? And how does commercial potential translate to success on and off the field?
16 Jul 2010
Building your deal team
Assembling the right players is imperative to the smooth operation of a business, by Kenneth H. Marks
15 Jul 2010
You need a full line of sight to develop a vision
Riding a recession with limited capital and canny consumers, FMCG companies must work efficiently without compromising needs. Cathy Johnson believes that to succeed they must build from the inside out
15 Jul 2010
Are CEOs still from Venus and CIOs from Mars?
Steve Watmough, CEO of Xantus discusses whether the gap is closing between CEOs and their CIOs, and how they can work more effectively together