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The youth of today: obsessed with their smartphones, avocado toast and… starting successful businesses, apparently. The UK’s first festival for entrepreneurs under 14 years old will take place next weekend, celebrating some of the nation’s youngest wheelers and dealers. KidZania London, which takes place at Westfield Shepherd’s Bush next Saturday, 11 November, was “designed to [...]
John Kotter is an emeritus professor at Harvard Business School and the legendary author of 20 books, including Our Iceberg is Melting. He joins us to talk about his new book, That's Not How We Do It Here – and explain what leaders can learn from a tribe of meerkats in the Kalahari desert… You can [...]
Edwina Dunn is one half of the husband-and-wife team which created the Tesco Clubcard and revolutionised loyalty schemes everywhere. After the pair made more than £100m through the sale of their marketing firm, Dunnhumby, to Tesco in 2010, Dunn is back with a new project: The Female Lead. On International Women's Day, she talks about what inspires [...]
Having trouble getting through? This week we're joined by Emma Serlin, founder of the London Speech Workshop and author of The Communication Equation (and her 10-week old, Leo), to solve all your problems. Serlin explains how to be a brilliant communicator, even if you're in a horrible mood – and gives us ways to fake [...]
This week we're joined by LGBT voices from the Square Mile to discuss the power of diversity, breaking Lord Browne's glass closet – and to ask if it is necessary to be open about your identity at work. Guests today include EY's Tim Jarman, RBS's Yvonne Miller and Clifford Chance's London managing partner, David Bickerton. [...]
They say happiness is a state of mind – can you use mindfulness to change that? We're Joined by Gelong Thubten, a Buddhist monk whose corporate clients have included Google, and Dr Jack Kreindler, founder of the Centre for Happiness and Performance, to talk about how to be happy at work using techniques like mindfulness. [...]
The Unregulated team welcomes Karen Blackett, chairman of MediaCom UK and the most powerful woman in the UK’s ad industry, to discuss growing up in the sector, how its attitudes to women and ethnic minorities have changed – and why she is a secret lemonade drinker… You can subscribe to City A.M. Unregulated on Audioboom [...]
This week the Unregulated podcast straps a black box to its face and immerses itself in the VR industry. From becoming a part of the Apollo 11 mission to assembling the parts of a human heart, we discover how VR will change the classroom, and office, of the future, how entrepreneurs can tap into opportunities in the field – [...]
If you don't love Mondays, it's time to get a new job, says James Reed, the chairman of Reed.co.uk, Europe's largest recruiter. How can you give your career the best chance in 2017? When is it time to move on? What are the biggest CV no-nos? Reed gives his tips. You can subscribe to City [...]
It’s now just over 24 hours until The Donald becomes the 45th President of the United States. What can entrepreneurs learn from his unexpected rise? We’re joined by entrepreneur, leadership author and Texan EJ Carrion, who talks about why Donald Trump should provide inspiration, rather than concern, to leaders.
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