The reasons behind your employees’ late nights could be less positive than you think
Businesses should harness their fresh perspectives as well as their money to insight change
Is it time for the public and voluntary sectors to get commercial?
Business owners who don’t smile and don’t make their employees happy may find their customers frown back at them too, says Roast Restaurant boss Iqbal Wahhab
Last year, I was asked to give a closing address to students graduating from the London School of Hospitality and Tourism. I made my subject one they probably wouldn’t have […]
Social media is changing the art of the PR practitioner. How can SMEs can benefit?
Why businesses must give young offenders a (jail) break if the UK wishes to see re-offending rates reduced
Iqbal Wahhab on the blessings and curses of long-term employees
Businesses that are risk averse are often missing out on opportunities that others dare to explore, writes Iqbal Wahab
There’s a very grumpy (but very successful) chief executive of a big City institution and, every time we meet, I challenge myself to see how quickly I can get him angry about something.
My biggest slam-dunk in this deeply trivial pursuit was when I told him I heard that one of his rivals had implemented a policy […]
This may surprise you but I like bankers. Not just for the obvious reason that they lend me money for my businesses, but also because they enjoy spending their cash.
Almost 30 years ago, a mini-social revolution occurred which the upper-middle classes abhorred – the rise of the ‘barrow boy’. Largely young working- class men from […]
Is it right to gauge corporate citizenship by our ability to pay taxes? Or could innovative ways of backing public funding allow us more ownership of collective problems?
Under the last government a Labour minister asked me how I felt about having to pay its recently announced 50 per cent tax rate, and I surprised him […]
Chip and Dan Heath, in their brilliant book Made to Stick, engagingly discuss how to make your company’s core proposition not just communicable but also achievable. They cite the process of a US president telling chiefs of staff what he wants to achieve from a military operation. Generals pass objectives down to colonels who, in […]