Wimbledon’s winning mindset – lessons for business leaders

Winning mentality: Can an elite sporting mentality translate to business?

Winning mentality: Can an elite sporting mentality translate to business?

The gladiatorial arena of Wimbledon is where champions are made every year: so what can entrepreneurs and business leaders learn from the mindset that drives them to victory?

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By now everyone understands that big data can transform your business but precious few know how to do it: so how can you make sure those invaluable individuals are on your side?

Is emotional intelligence the most important personal trait in leadership?

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Letting go: how to hand over the reins of your successful business

Letting go: Can owners ensure a smooth transition?

Letting go of control can be one of the hardest thing for a manager owner to do but it's a crucial part of any business's evolution: so what steps can make the transition as smooth as possible?

Learning can outpace market change in growing businesses 

Is the out-dated command and control style of management still holding some organisations back? Here Ian Helps looks at the benefits of encouraging employees to think for themselves

How business should work with education to release potential

Unlocking potential: Is business doing its bit?

The lack of an effective partnership between education and business has long been mooted as a problem: so has OCR come up with a way to solve the puzzle?

Not sharing the love: CEOs who have seriously fallen out with shareholders

Perceived wisdom says that CEOs are answerable to the board, who in turn speak for the shareholder: but this lot have other ideas…

Navigating by design: Leadership not management

Leaders' debate: Is focus on management damaging?

In this exclusive extract from Kevin Uphill's book Navigating the Rivers of Cash, the author looks at the ways leaders can be more effective by taking focus away from levels of management

Breaking good: Five successful entrepreneurs with criminal backgrounds

We all know entrepreneurs as the hard-working business owners who drive our economy: but some have travelled to their current status on a road you wouldn’t describe as the straight and narrow…

How to make your company a financial success by focusing on service, not profit

Service-focused: Can you make money without a fixation on profit?

Here, Ali Lijee, founder of the UK’s first nationwide Apple repair network, reveals how he started and subsequently grew his business model which focused on delivering quality service over inflated profits.

Why an independent director is crucial to embracing internationalism

International expansion is one of the most complex procedures a growing business can go through: could hiring a good independent director be the key to success?

Getting things done: Three action models to increase productivity

How can you build a model for effectively prioritising actions and making the most efficient use of your time? This exclusive extract from David Allen's book Getting Things Done should help

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