Business Success

Succeeding in Business: It's All About Balance

Rachel Kay | Posted 06.09.2014 | UK
Rachel Kay

In all of the these examples I have learnt as a leader to have a 'balanced view' which often means talking to team members, subject matter experts, mentors to help me gain a wider perspective on an issue. Working as a leader of an organisation and succeeding in business is rarely done as a 'solo' journey, surrounding yourself with good people always seems to work!

Seven Things That Fashion School Can't Teach You

Flavilla Fongang | Posted 23.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Flavilla Fongang

The world is filled with young talented people who dream of making it in fashion. They want to be the next star designer like Alexander McQueen or the next star stylist such as Micaela Erlanger and dress fabulous celebrities. With the best will in the world, fashion school cannot teach you all the skills you need to be successful. Here is what you won't learn....but what you will need.

Top 10 Tips for Success in Business - Without Being the Wolf of Wall Street

David Green | Posted 05.04.2014 | UK
David Green

I was recently asked by a reporter whether these programmes demonstrate how ruthless we need to be to get on in business. Certainly not. To achieve success we need to have a spiritual attitude and that doesn't mean being soft and fluffy.

10 Tips For Success From The REAL Wolf Of Wall Street

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

The controversial new movie Wolf of Wall Street is hitting UK cinemas, a three-hour financial romp that depicts the rise and fall of maverick American...

How to Create a 2014 in Your Mind That You Can't Wait to Live

Dan Sullivan | Posted 04.03.2014 | UK
Dan Sullivan

Like everyone else, entrepreneurs often use the new year as an opportunity to take stock, set resolutions, and create a vision of what they'd like the next year to look like. If, however, you're finding it a bit difficult to create a vision and set goals for 2014 that truly excite you, you may be facing one of a couple of unique challenges...

How To Fail As A Leader

Colin Hunter | Posted 17.02.2014 | UK
Colin Hunter

Over the years, we've found that failed leaders can be an invaluable source of information on what NOT to do. We've also noticed that these leaders share far too many traits, which successfully undermine their position and future.

All Businesses Can Be Big Like Beckham

Andy Law | Posted 21.07.2013 | UK
Andy Law

How did David Beckham become such a successful global icon? And why aren't more British brands as successful as he is? You have to look to France fo...

Four Steps to Learning New Skills and Make Sure They Stick

Paul Bailey | Posted 30.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Paul Bailey

Remember trying to learn how to count to a hundred when you were a kid? What about learning to drive? Do you remember the satisfaction and pride you felt after you mastered these skills? We all want to learn new skills, whether it be a technical skill or just something interesting to study, people feel a certain sense of satisfaction when learning something new. Learning is a part of personal development; every time you learn something new, you get a bit closer to reaching your full potential.

Why Creative Agencies Need a Sex Change to Win Business

Shaun Varga | Posted 15.12.2012 | UK
Shaun Varga

If you run an agency, I would urge you get in touch with your feminine side and give your new business process a sex change before it's too late.

Don't See Obstacles, See Opportunities

Richard Branson | Posted 31.05.2013 | UK
Richard Branson

One of the great myths of business (and cheesy old game shows) is that opportunity knocks. Opportunity does not knock on your door, you have to bang on the door yourself and keep knocking until you get in.

Why Big Businesses Must Be Creatively Led

Jim Prior | Posted 13.05.2012 | UK
Jim Prior

The biggest problem facing large organisations today is not a lack of desire to change but a lack of know-how. It stems from a fundamental leadership issue: the wrong types of people have been left in charge.