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Leadership and the secrets of storytelling

by Geoff Mead, author and narrative leadership expert, leadership management communications
The need for leaders to be able to tell a good story has never been greater - a fundamental and defining task of leadership
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Free online professional business MOOC

by Clare Minchington, Executive Director, ACCA

Discovering Business in Society will give anyone interested the opportunity to learn the principles of business - free!
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Support and promote staff wellbeing

by Glen Parkinson, SME Director, AXA PPP Healthcare

Work is best enjoyed in good health - have the right tools in place to support wellbeing for business success
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Collaboration in the always-on digital world

by Annekathrin Hase, Director, MindLink Software

Being able to facilitate people's need to visit clients, partners, work from home or hot-desk and still be able to work seamlessly and unhindered is challenging in the modern 'always-on', digital business age
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Mastering the art of conversation

by Judy Apps, communication specialist and author

Look at anyone successful in business and you'll find that they're highly skilled in the art of conversation. It's crucial for meetings, networking, negotiating and selling
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What makes a successful business person?

by Michael O'Connell, owner, Jolly Wodgers, leadership business
Anyone can set up a business, but to be successful you need to be tolerant, ready to work night and day, make huge personal sacrifices, have a good business plan and deliver it
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Managing sustained innovation for a smarter planet

by Dr Bernard Meyerson, IBM Fellow and VP Innovation

Extraordinary outcomes can be achieved when the right people, infrastructure and motivation come together - sustained innovation is becoming more significant
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What is the real purpose of a company?

by Dr Graham Wylie, CEO, The Medical Research Network

The role of the company - a vehicle to provide forms of specialisation in society that generates positive value to drive social improvements in quality-of-life
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Is banker bashing fair and justified?

by Sir Thomas Harris, Vice Chairman, Standard Chartered Bank

Seismic global economic shifts, unprecedented and depressing volatility in the markets, major concerns about the banking industry itself and a tsunami of new regulations have combined to make for a very difficult ride
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Stop wasting valuable talent

by Sharon Glancy, MD, People 1st

There has been a lot of talk about the representation of women on boards, but equally important is the loss of skills, experience and knowledge that happens after career breaks
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