Vistage Confidence Index: The top 5 priorities for business leaders ...

Vistage - 3/6/2019

The results of the first Vistage UK-IRL Confidence Index of 2019 are in. Every quarter we survey our members to find out which issues pose the biggest concern for their businesses – our way of ‘taking...

Building a sales engine for business growth

Scaleup Business - 2/19/2019

When it comes to accelerating growth and scaling up businesses, there are few people who know more than Nicola Cook. The writer of two international bestsellers and a recent addition to the Smith and ...

Are you a Ma or a Musk? Macro vs. Micromanagement in modern business

Life at the top - 2/5/2019

Elon Musk and Jack Ma are two very successful business magnates who have changed the game when it comes to putting a public face to their respective companies and utilising modern tactics and ideas to...

Our survey says... The biggest challenges for scaleup business leaders

Getting ahead - 1/30/2019

Defined as a business with an average annualised return of at least 20% in the last three years - and with a minimum of 10 employees at the start of the period - scaleup businesses are those that demo...

When to tackle problems in-house vs. bringing in external expertise

Strategy - 1/29/2019

In his essential entrepreneurial tome, “The Business of Expertise”, David C Baker explains that it’s often difficult to read the label on the jar when you're inside the jar yourself. This, in a nutshe...

10 podcast channels to help you become a better business leader in ...

Getting ahead - 1/22/2019

Every day, people upload 4 million hours of content to YouTube, bloggers, businesses and brands publish 2 million blog posts, and the chattering masses fire out over six hundred fifty-six million twee...

Scaleup pain points: The 5 biggest challenges for scaleup business ...

Scaleup Business - 1/18/2019

Growth is ultimately the goal for every business, but some grow faster than others. A scaleup business is defined as one with an average annualised return of at least 20% in the past three years, with...

5 workplace wellbeing initiatives to think about in 2019

Is workplace wellbeing on your agenda for 2019? It should be. Research by consultancy Shine Workplace Wellbeing reveals that, given the choice, 74% of respondents would rather an employer allocated £1...

5 key takeaways from the Scaleup Institute's Annual Scale Review

Scaleup Business - 1/15/2019

Published in November 2018, the Annual ScaleUp Review 2018 is the latest in-depth report from the ScaleUp Institute: a body whose mission is “to help the UK to become the best place in the world to gr...

Assessing Santa's performance as a business leader

Life at the top - 12/18/2018

It’s the most wonderful time of the year (ding dong). Lights are twinkling, Slade’s playing on every radio channel and all eyes turn towards the Chief Exec of Christmas, the main man, the one and only...