Leave the entrails in the kitchen: 6 steps to plan for future success

“The future belongs to those who prepare for it” – Malcolm X. How unexpected is the unexpected? In the last week, one of the UK’s leading fashion retailers Republic went unexpectedly into administration putting 2,500 jobs at risk. It was only in 2010 that the business was bought for £300 million by private equity firm TPG and appeared to have a bright future …

Gnip – listening to the world’s conversation

Will Gnip make you go mad?Imagine being able to hear everyone’s conversation, all the time. The voices in your head would drive you insane.However there is now a constant stream of chatter available through the web. Using an interesting new technology service, Gnip, it’s possible at low-cost for you to monitor the explosion of social media usage of hundreds of thousands …

Entrepreneur – What does it take to start up and run a great business?

This expert interview is designed for you if you want to be a successful entrepreneur who wants to create a great and valuable business.  John Corr interviews Luke Johnson,  a leading UK entrepreneur, and author of the book ‘Start it Up. Why Running Your Own Business is Easier Than You Think.’ Luke’s background includes: – Chairman of the Royal Society of …

Business Transformation – Please click the start button to watch the video.

What makes the difference between success and the majority of programmes that fail? This expert interview is designed for the leaders of businesses who have an urgent necessity to address serious profitability and cash flow issues in their business. The interview covers how successful business transformation programmes can deliver a significant turnaround in your business performance. A transformation programme is …

Does the 21st century really belong to China?

The 19th century belonged to England, the 20th century belonged to the U.S., and the 21st century belongs to China. Invest accordingly. — Warren Buffett How could someone so smart be so wrong? China is a great country that is thriving and re-establishing its place at the top table of the largest economies. However the USA still has an unbounded …

Is CEO pay too high?

Is CEO pay too high? The Wall Street Journal reported that Larry Ellison is the world’s highest paid CEO having earned over $1.8 billion in the previous decade.  This example and of other high paid CEOs has led to a barrage of criticism and comparisons between what a CEO earns and that of an average employee. These comparisons however miss the point. …