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Friday 30 May 2014
Set up “quivering antennae” and focus on employee engagement to keep staff motivated, says Kevin Murray
Thursday 29 May 2014
Employer support can be hard to come by, so remember to spread your net wide
Thursday 29 May 2014
Crowdsourced assessments spot the real stars, but risk turning into popularity contests
Wednesday 28 May 2014
Sarcasm and emoticons aren’t the end of the world, but careless replies are
Tuesday 27 May 2014
Think the hard part is over now you’ve got your dream job? Think again
Friday 23 May 2014
I have been following the Pfizer AstraZeneca shenanigans with fascination and interest.
Friday 23 May 2014
Retaining high-flying employees is a challenge for all businesses, and it’s not always just a matter of remuneration.
Thursday 22 May 2014
Ask anyone who’s been successful in business and they’ll tell you that informal conversations are essential. Why? It’s where they find out what’s going on, pick up ideas, create important connections and form rewarding business relationships.
Wednesday 21 May 2014
Britain goes to the polls tomorrow to vote in the European elections, but who should those in the City vote for?
Wednesday 21 May 2014
It's been billed as the supreme “arrogance” of our species. A group of eminent sleep experts recently criticised our willingness to ignore our natural body clocks and to get by on too little sleep.
Tuesday 20 May 2014
Our quick quiz could boost your efficiency in the workplace, writes Diane Gallacher
Monday 19 May 2014
Liam Ward-Proud talks to All Response Media’s Colin Gillespie
Monday 19 May 2014
Social media and the World Cup
Monday 19 May 2014
Annabel Palmer talks to Simon Mottram, founder of premium cycle clothing and accessories brand Rapha
Monday 19 May 2014
...STARTUPS CROWDFUNDING THIS MONTH
Monday 19 May 2014
If you work in finance, here’s some good news for you.
Friday 16 May 2014
When I was a child and believed in Father Christmas, I bought into the whole “Ho ho ho” thing hook, line and sinker – to the point where I would lie awake on Christmas Eve, terrified that a complete stranger was going to come down the chimney and
Friday 16 May 2014
It's a question everyone has: what's the best way to get a promotion at work. But as few firms spell out the criteria for advancement, it’s important to have a game plan.  
Thursday 15 May 2014
Blunt tools must be replaced with more responsive solutions
Thursday 15 May 2014
Follow Nasa and Ronald Reagan’s tip to beat jet lag, and break out of the business bubble
Wednesday 14 May 2014
“Social Physics” can lead to incremental improvements, but risks marginalising strategy
Tuesday 13 May 2014
As work draws to a close, here are some useful tips for staying awake, focused and on form
Monday 12 May 2014
Annabel Palmer talks to Engine Group’s UK CEO Debbie Klein
Monday 12 May 2014
Publicis Group and Omnicom merger falls apart
Monday 12 May 2014
Annabel Palmer meets POD Point founder Erik Fairbairn, who’s helping drive the electric car revolution
Monday 12 May 2014
...UPCOMING EVENTS FOR ENTREPRENEURS
Monday 12 May 2014
Much of the waste isn’t your fault, but there are ways to make the most of the hours you have left
Friday 09 May 2014
I travel to New York on business a lot and have in the past paid a small fortune to stay in hotel rooms which have the good grace to just about let you walk around the bed, carefully watching out for your shins. And then along came Airbnb.
Friday 09 May 2014
In today’s challenging environment, the role and expectations of leadership are changing
Thursday 08 May 2014
Intuition will only get you so far – businesses can learn a lot from the Catholic Church
Wednesday 07 May 2014
High achievers make the most of the quiet early hours to read, reflect, and exercise
Tuesday 06 May 2014
While you’ll have to put more work into your account, you can also easily monitor your success
Friday 02 May 2014


As a bloke of a certain age, the new wave real ale, artisan brewing phenomenon has not passed me by un-noticed; the emergence of owner-operated, boutique, passion-led breweries has reinvigorated a dying pub culture and given ales a new energy co
Friday 02 May 2014
Adopting a “power pose” will give you a  confidence burst
Thursday 01 May 2014
English may be a lingua franca, but another tongue could boost your job prospects
Wednesday 30 April 2014
New “sharing economy” apps could help commuters survive future union action
Tuesday 29 April 2014
Programming has reached the mainstream but is unlikely to boost your career prospects
Monday 28 April 2014
Annabel Palmer talks data with Tash Whitmey, UK chief executive at Havas EHS
Monday 28 April 2014
Sony in Made in Chelsea stint
Monday 28 April 2014
While perfection is impossible, there are simple ways to improve your career prospects
Monday 28 April 2014
Annabel Palmer talks  to Cristobal Lowery, founder of GigaFare, which aims to bring algorithmic trading to the airline industry
Monday 28 April 2014
TODAY, Silicon Valley Bank releases Innovation Economy Outlook 2014, its annual global survey of more than 1,200 executives of fast-growth software, hardware, cleantech and healthcare companies.
Monday 28 April 2014
...EY ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR LONDON AND THE SOUTH FINALISTS
Friday 25 April 2014
So, as I was dozing-off watching another lack-lustre F1 race this past weekend (Bernie is right, it’s missing the awe and thunder), I was briefly awakened by the exchange between Red Bull’s lead driver – Sebastian Vettel, and his team.
Friday 25 April 2014
While it has shades of Big Brother, personal analytics could make your job happier and easier
Thursday 24 April 2014
Having an explanation ready for any abrupt departure is vital
Wednesday 23 April 2014
You can’t escape the corporate meeting boom, but you can stop wasting so much time

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