9 Habits of Highly Motivational Business Leaders

Motivation is the key to effective leadership within your organisation. As a business leader it is your capacity to lead or drive change that really makes all the difference to what is possible. You m...

It's Time for Business Owners to Stop Feeling Guilty About Being a ...

A short while ago I was asked by the BBC to go on their World News Programme with Jon Sopel. Sigmar Gabriel, Vice Chancellor of Germany had announced that he was going to take half a day off a week to...

10 Ways a CEO can Impact their Business in 2014

As the end of the year rolls closer, many business leaders begin to feel the pressures of the holiday season hit them with full force. Retailers are ramping up their efforts to deal with the seasonal ...

Self Awareness for the Cynic

Around half the content of senior management development appears to revolve around the “soft-stuff” of self-awareness. The MBA and the many in-house training courses for more junior people tend to be ...

Feeling down? How to Create the Perfect Work/ Life Balance

As so much depends on you as a business leader it is worth looking after yourself and making sure your are properly 'selfish'.  If you are focused on success there will inevitably be times when you ha...

How to Offer Employee Benefits that Attract X and Y gen

Hiring young, motivated staff can be vital to keeping any organisation fresh and up to date. However, according to a new study commissioned by Barclays , many employers are failing to offer the benefi...

Companies should be doing more for charities, says study

A new study has found that many employees think their company should be contributing to charity more, according to responsesource.com. The ‘Give as you Live’ study, commissioned by fundraising company...

Companies should support a work-life balance, report finds

Employers that actively support a work-life balance have lower employee turnover, a new report suggests. The research, which comes from the Hay Group, found that 27 per cent of employees in organisati...

Record number of British businesses recognised for democracy in the ...

A record number of British businesses have been recognised in this year's WorldBlu 'Democratic Workplaces' listings. Twelve out of 51 companies that were named in the list were UK firms from a variety...

Registration now open for Working Family honours

Registration is now open for honours which recognise flexibility in the workplace.  The Top Employers for Working Families list praises employers who offer good work/life balance opportunities to thos...