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Archives for October 2015

Is there a correlation between ethical leadership and business success?

Consider these propositions regarding ethics in business: Proposition 1: Ethical considerations are not of concern (as long as we are lawful) because they may actually interfere with profitability and our first consideration needs to be the shareholder. Proposition 2: Business is much more than a profit-making enterprise; it is a means for improving the lives […]

5 things that make you a better negotiator

I am often asked my top tips for being a better negotiator, so I have decided to put pen to paper and let you all in on the secret… Preparation, preparation, preparation. Nothing will get you further than being well prepared, yet this is often the part of the process we spend the least time […]

Have you got a dose of digital amnesia?

Odds are that you are reading this blog on a smartphone or tablet. How do I know this? Well, last year mobile internet usage exceeded PC internet usage for the first time, and the gap is growing exponentially. By the end of 2014 global smartphone sales had reached 967.78 million and 15 per cent of […]

Do you speak emoji?

View image | gettyimages.com Ahead of the launch of the new 2016 Chevrolet Cruze, GM’s PR team has distributed a press release to the world’s media written entirely in emojis. No words, only pictures. They have even created an emoji in the shape of a bow tie to represent their famous logo. For those of […]

Uber Surge Pricing: Market Success or Market Failure?

You’ve probably heard of it, but Uber is an American company that has disrupted traditional taxi services around the world. Uber provides customers with a smartphone app through which they can submit trip requests that are routed to drivers who use their own cars to take you to your destination. Uber is currently available in […]