Business Works

How business leaders can fully utilise the power of brand

by Steve Woolley, Head of External Affairs, CIM, marketing leadership
More than just a logo, a brand lives and evolves in the hearts and minds of its customers and growth is only realised when a brand's promises are delivered
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Avoiding conflict in the workplace

by Paul Randolph, Mediator and Regents University London

How can we avoid conflict in the workplace? The short answer is: we can't. It's impossible. Conflict is an integral part of all human interaction - the question is how to manage it
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Workplace stress - the reality

by Dave Capper, Executive Director, Westfield Health

We need to understand the relationship between stress, the workplace and emotional fitness to enable us to talk about and address the issues
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Be more original - without trying too hard!

by Martin Cohen, Author

Running a business can be tough. The new world requires new approaches and new thinking. So spring cleaning your ideas is vital
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A tough day in the life of a female entrepreneur

by Darrell Sansom, MD, AXA Business Insurance

A new wave of female entrepreneurs is challenging the status quo, but some age-old pressures still make self-employment harder for women
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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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