Business Features

Tuesday 27 January 2015
There’s no longer room for space-guzzling furniture in the workplace.
Monday 26 January 2015
Find a common enemy, outsource your emotion, or take a leaf out of Abraham Lincoln’s book.  
Monday 26 January 2015
If you ask Duncan Cheatle, founder of members-only entrepreneur networking group The Supper Club, to describe his formative entrepreneurial experience, you’re instantly transported.
Monday 26 January 2015
We are witnessing a transformation of our economy, with data becoming one of the key drivers of every business.
Monday 26 January 2015
The Entrepreneurs Network
Friday 23 January 2015
Physics can make the workplace more productive for everyone.
Thursday 22 January 2015
You won’t necessarily have more security as a formal employee.  
Wednesday 21 January 2015
Your brand will suffer if you don’t differentiate yourself from competitors.
Tuesday 20 January 2015
From strategic planning to managing their staff, companies are following false dogmas.  
Monday 19 January 2015
It's not every day that you bump into an old friend at a cash machine in Fulham and end up hatching a business – but then Simon McGivern and James Phillips, the founders of LiteBulb Group, are not your average pair.
Monday 19 January 2015
I’m regularly asked how to get ahead at work and what lessons there are from my own success in business.
Monday 19 January 2015
Deskcamping Deskcamping likens itself to a campfire – you can sit, meet new people and share things. List a spare desk or find one to use. As the service is new, it’s currently free to list, with desk owners naming their price. 
Monday 19 January 2015
Avoid creating a “data dump”, and find out why 17 minutes could be a godsend.  
Thursday 15 January 2015
Bin old advice and make sure that you don’t lose sight of where you’re trying to reach.  
Wednesday 14 January 2015
Learn to embrace risk and make sure staff aren’t being overstretched.
Tuesday 13 January 2015
Don’t talk in the way you think you should, says Elena Shalneva. Clear facts and your own voice are far more powerful.  
Monday 12 January 2015
If you're after a startup story with a good luck streak, then that of Rahul Parekh, co-founder of EatFirst, might be the one for you.
Monday 12 January 2015
Playing to Win by A G Lafley
Monday 12 January 2015
The health benefits are clear, but there are simpler ways to stay active  
Friday 09 January 2015
How many of us tagged “be more productive” on the end of our New Year’s resolutions list? “I’ll start exercising three times a week, find a new job, oh, and try to work more efficiently.”   
Thursday 08 January 2015
Nearly 10m people follow the Big Ideas and Innovation channel on LinkedIn – and it’s just one of several that’s populated by posts from LinkedIn’s so-called Influencers.
Wednesday 07 January 2015
Don’t feel you have to be nice, but listening to your team’s experience pays dividends.  
Tuesday 06 January 2015
If you’re going to make one resolution for 2015, this should be it.  
Monday 05 January 2015
Most men lead lives of quiet desperation and go to the grave with the song still in them.” That is what Jon Huntsman Senior, the self-made billionaire who has given away over 80 per cent of his wealth, said to me when I asked him what message he
Monday 05 January 2015
My company, as one of a class of 12 firms, graduated from the Future Fifty at the end of last year, making room for a new class of 12.
Monday 05 January 2015
Grow Your Business in Europe A two-hour workshop on taking your business into Europe with limited resources, run by UCL in partnership with the British Library.  27 January, 2-5pm, British Library Free
Monday 05 January 2015
Have you been offered a new job? It’s worth negotiating the key terms.  
Tuesday 23 December 2014
Multigenerational offices are a reality for most of us: a study by the UK Commission for Employment and Skills found that the average workplace now spans four generations. But have our working styles changed to accommodate this?
Monday 22 December 2014
You've almost certainly seen an Exterion-owned ad site today – dozens, actually.
Monday 22 December 2014
One of the wonders of Christmas is the gift of giving, and brand marketers have been wrapping up content in abundance this Christmas.
Monday 22 December 2014
The new obsession with meditation is a sign of exactly how mindless our places of work have become.  
Monday 22 December 2014
LEGEND has it that the Buddha sat under a Bodhi tree in India for 49 days straight before achieving enlightenment. Some Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) programmes today pledge to get you close after just a dozen or so sessions.
Monday 22 December 2014
Friday 19 December 2014
Knowing when to shut up will help you earn the respect of colleagues.  
Thursday 18 December 2014
Setting aside your emotions and getting advice from trusted colleagues can help.  
Wednesday 17 December 2014
Build social capital and a winning personality in order to get ahead.  
Tuesday 16 December 2014
Even well-known executives aren’t afraid to take some “me time”.  
Monday 15 December 2014
It was just time to do something completely different,” James Crabb tells me.
Monday 15 December 2014
The capital is brimming with rising startup stars.
Monday 15 December 2014
A company’s corporate culture can sometimes encourage dangerous herd behaviour.
Friday 12 December 2014
Some subtle boasting may be in order – even if you work at a relatively small company.  
Thursday 11 December 2014
You don’t have to splash too much cash to impress your superiors this Christmas.  
Wednesday 10 December 2014
Meeting etiquette needs a revamp for the digital age – but many of the old rules still apply.  
Tuesday 09 December 2014
Having a competent manager is the single biggest determinant of job satisfaction.
Monday 08 December 2014
Sitting in your own month-old restaurant would be extremely exciting for most people. It is for Des McDonald too, except this is one of six – and they’ve all opened within the last two years.
Monday 08 December 2014
If you've never considered government as a potential client for your business, think again.
Monday 08 December 2014
Business Adventures by John Brooks
Monday 08 December 2014
Understand how your employees co-operate and dismiss your conception of the office.  
Friday 05 December 2014
Behavioural profiling is gaining traction among recruiters.  
Thursday 04 December 2014
The right incentives and senior management taking the lead will make all the difference.