Kenny Rogers once sang about the advice he gleaned from a poker player: “You’ve got to know when to hold ’em, know when to fold ’em and when to walk away.” Those words ring true of entrepreneurs making business gambles as well.
If you’ve travelled overseas for a meeting, you’ll want it to go well, yet there are major business etiquette fails that Brits are making on their travels.
Real estate firm Knight Frank has revealed the most expensive tech districts in the world – a list that found Shoreditch is pricier than the likes of San Francisco and New York.
While Twitter’s 280-character limit trial was intended to help people “express themselves” – the result of findings from its own research – companies have already started experimenting with it.
Inspired by the ITV2 programme, an online marketplace for camping is launching a Love Island for dogs in a bid to help man’s best friend find the one.
It seems Instagram marketing services can do no wrong, as its advertiser base has doubled to reach a new milestone of two million active users.
The question of whether music is distracting in the workplace brings up divided opinion. It’s been noted that sound generally hinders performance, promoting arguments given diverse tastes, yet boosts motivation and elevates stress. Either way, what songs help Brits “get the job done”?
A pop-up dubbed Café van der Sprinkles has been opened by easyJet to promote tourism between the UK and Holland.
Roald Dahl day has just passed us by and it got us thinking: what featured companies would bosses most like to work for? And would they create a startup were they included in this vast universe?
Anyone looking to own the ultimate luxury car should turn their eyes to Ferrari. As Elite Traveller exclaimed in an article: “Anyone who found it hard to watch the end of Ferris Bueller’s Day Off will know the car is more than just a sum of its parts.”
We largely expect the interview process to consist of a skill test and additional questions. But a good point comes from Lazlo Bock in an article for The Wire: relying on those two factors alone can prevent you learning more about candidates.
There are arguably two types of founders: the ones intent on starting a company from the get-go, and those who stumble into entrepreneurship quite unexpectedly. We focussed on the latter.