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Thursday 27 March 2014
Plug in and watch your work rate come to a crescendo, but don’t fall for the Mozart myth
Thursday 27 March 2014
Business schools are finding innovative new ways to respond to growing demand for these skills
Thursday 27 March 2014
It’s a tough time for getting employer support for an Executive MBA (EMBA).
Wednesday 26 March 2014
Waking up early, sticking to routines, and knowing the business case for family time can all help
Tuesday 25 March 2014
Too much of a people-pleaser? But declining requests could be good for your career
Monday 24 March 2014
Annabel Palmer talks to OgilvyOne’s EMEA chief executive Annette King
Monday 24 March 2014
Advertisers welcome chancellor’s SME Budget help
Monday 24 March 2014
Annabel Palmer talks to Patrick van der Vorst, the ex-Sotheby’s art expert who used a £100,000 investment from Dragons Den to build online valuation service Value My Stuff
Monday 24 March 2014
YOU CAN’T please all of the people all of the time, particularly if you’re the chancellor of the Exchequer.
Monday 24 March 2014
...WEBSITES FOR ENTREPRENEURS Shell LiveWire Shell’s UK-wide enterprise scheme and social investment programme. It offers four monthly £1,000 awards and an annual £10,000 Young Entrepreneur award. shell-livewire.org
Monday 24 March 2014
From token pictures to complex flow-charts, Liam Ward-Proud lists the errors you may not know you’re making
Friday 21 March 2014
Where does your brand start and stop? Does it have any boundaries? Are there any corners of your business where your brand can afford to put its feet up, take a break and let some other part of the business take up the slack?
Friday 21 March 2014
From being brief to minding your manners, here’s what you need to know
Thursday 20 March 2014
Buzzwords and management-speak are not only bad for business, but for your career too
Wednesday 19 March 2014
Battling to keep your eyes open at 3pm? Here’s how to boost your post-lunch productivity
Wednesday 19 March 2014
Company taxation in its current form is looking out of date
Tuesday 18 March 2014
How you perform will determine whether you get your dream job. Here’s what not to do
Monday 17 March 2014
So what do we make of the recent goings-on at the Co-op Group, the once proud pioneer of social corporate responsibility?
Monday 17 March 2014
Annabel Palmer talks fashion, funding and family business with Nish and Sach Kukadia, co-founders of the flash sales website and private members club Secretsales.com
Monday 17 March 2014
POP-UP shops could soon be appearing at a Tube station near you.
Monday 17 March 2014
...OF THE BEST AWARDS FOR ENTREPRENEURS
Monday 17 March 2014
Annabel Palmer talks strategy with UM’s Russell Place
Monday 17 March 2014
Reebok unveils new logo
Thursday 13 March 2014
Distance-learning is popular among working professionals, but some worry about its credibility
Thursday 13 March 2014
FOR MANY prospective MBA students, professional networking opportunities will be a major factor in deciding between full and part-time study options – the latest QS TopMBA.com Applicant Survey found that over 50 per cent pursue the qualification w
Monday 10 March 2014
Draft House founder Charlie McVeigh talks about the perils of the hospitality industry, and how he’s taking advantage of Britain’s real ale renaissance
Monday 10 March 2014
IF I received a pound for every time a chief executive of a large firm said to me “we’d like to be the champions of small business”, I’d be comfortably off.
Monday 10 March 2014
...TOP BUSINESS SCHOOLS FOR ENTREPRENEURSHIP
Monday 10 March 2014
IN 1988, Zenith Media merged with the buying arms of Saatchi & Saatchi, KHBB, and BSB Dorland, forming what many consider to be the world’s first truly global media agency.
Monday 10 March 2014
Cost of Twitter advertising continues to fall
Friday 07 March 2014
Talk about timing: a couple of months ago our brand consultancy was approached to work with Moscow on rebranding Russia to make it more attractive to business.
Monday 03 March 2014
Annabel Palmer talks to Lindsay Pattison, UK chief executive at Maxus Global
Monday 03 March 2014
Cadbury in £7.5m communication campaigns launch
Monday 03 March 2014
Annabel Palmer talks to serial entrepreneur and renowned investor Robin Klein about his career’s many successes – and one missed opportunity
Monday 03 March 2014
WORKING 5 to 9 isn’t a Dolly Parton misprint, but the title of a book by Enterprise Nation’s Emma Jones on the growing popularity of part-time startups.
Monday 03 March 2014
...STARTUPS CROWDFUNDING THIS MONTH Blue Crow Media Target: £50,000 for 5 per cent Creates apps for consumers to discover casual food and drink venues in London and New York. Raised: £13,850 via Seedrs 79 days left
Thursday 27 February 2014
But choosing the right electives is just one half of ensuring you get the most out of your executive education
Thursday 27 February 2014
THE DIFFICULT decisions for executive MBA (EMBA) candidates don’t begin and end with the choice of business school. Once offers are accepted, students are faced with an enormous range of study options.
Monday 24 February 2014
Annabel Palmer talks to Adam & Eve’s Jon Forsyth about the importance of agility
Monday 24 February 2014
Coca-Cola to reinvest $1bn in marketing after fall in sales
Monday 24 February 2014
Annabel Palmer talks to Coco di Mama founders Daniel Land and Jeremy Sanders – the childhood friends and pasta fanatics who are bringing quick service Italian to professionals across the City
Monday 24 February 2014
...upcoming events for entrepreneurs How to attract the right investors 27 February, 2pm-6pm Half day workshop from The Funding Game to explore how to attract the right investors to your business. The British Library, £40
Friday 21 February 2014
As I watched the tragic plight of the Ukrainian people this week, the arrival of an email entitled “Need state Identification project” made me question further the way that we think about brands and customers.
With struggling nations across the
Wednesday 19 February 2014
Real-time data and integrated reports are sparking debate
Monday 17 February 2014
Annabel Palmer discusses trends with Gwyn Jones, BBH’s group chief executive

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