Business Leadership

21 01, 2019

What can #boycottgillette teach us about how brands need to evolve and innovate?

By |2019-01-21T19:25:25+01:00January 21st, 2019|Leadership|6 Comments

Well, that escalated quickly. Last week, Gillette released a new commerical, which instantly went viral for some very interesting reasons. Check out my response to the commercial and the controversy in the video above. The advert takes Gillette’s famous catchphrase “The Best a Man can Get”, and changes it to urge men everywhere to become [...]

18 11, 2018

Embrace Disruption: two tips on making change happen

By |2018-11-19T09:45:43+01:00November 18th, 2018|Leadership|1 Comment

The experience of change can be enriching, rewarding and beautiful as well as uncomfortable, costly and painful. I have been an evangelist of change in organizations for my whole working life and I have witnessed the pride and enthusiasm of new ideas going live and the bitterness and frustration of people who would prefer not [...]

3 02, 2018

Elon Musks new $0 salary, and what it can teach us about visionary innovation leaders

By |2018-02-03T05:10:56+01:00February 3rd, 2018|Leadership|1 Comment

When it comes to innovative business practices, Elon Musk doesn't appear to do anything half-hearted. In fact, we have previously spoken about how Elon Musk shows how you can turn a Twitter complaint into a solution in 6 days. But when it comes to representing an innovative leader, he has just taken his dedication to forward-looking [...]

11 12, 2017

7 Essential Skills Required to Succeed as An Entrepreneur

By |2017-12-11T10:32:25+01:00December 11th, 2017|Leadership|9 Comments

Many entrepreneurs believe that the most important factor that will determine their level of success with a startup relates to their overall experience and skills in the niche area. However, the most successful entrepreneurs have developed a certain set of skills that have helped them reach their goals. While you definitely need nerve and patience [...]

1 10, 2017

7 Ways to Boost Employee Morale in Your Workplace

By |2017-10-01T09:17:43+02:00October 1st, 2017|Leadership|0 Comments

Office morale can directly impact job satisfaction ratings as well as productivity and even talent retention. Unfortunately, some managers and business owners only think about the importance of morale when it sinks to a very low level. The ideal work environment will foster high morale on a regular basis, and this will feed high employee [...]

8 09, 2017

This is the worst business advice on the internet

By |2017-09-08T18:29:02+02:00September 8th, 2017|Leadership|5 Comments

This video, right here, is an example of what I would say constitutes the worst business advice on the internet.   Please, DO NOT UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCE FOLLOW THIS ADVICE! "But Nick, that seemed like pretty good advice, what's wrong with it???" Let me explain why... How the internet helps share knowledge There [...]

30 06, 2017

The most important HR document in the history of Silicon Valley innovation

By |2017-06-30T17:24:18+02:00June 30th, 2017|Leadership, Podcasts|0 Comments

In Silicon Valley, there is a document which has become legendary. It is a document which outlines some of the company and HR policies which have created a company which completely disrupted an industry sector. And much of its value comes from the fact that it contains policies which seem so ridiculous in theory, but [...]

16 06, 2017

Healthy Visionaries

By |2017-06-16T12:01:09+02:00June 16th, 2017|Leadership|0 Comments

If you want to create a high-growth company or transform a slow- or flat-growth organization into a category-dominating leader, you cannot manage this type of growth with an MBA-styled leader who wants to function like a strategic CFO by mainly cutting costs and managing profit and loss. Companies looking to lead—to either invent or reset [...]

13 02, 2017

CEO has great talent of recognising great ideas and ruining them (Spoof video)

By |2017-02-13T14:36:18+01:00February 13th, 2017|Leadership|0 Comments

Sometimes, a well-meaning boss just gets in the way. Check out this funny satire video by The Onion (above). In it, a news report shows interviews with staff about how talented and amazing their boss is. However, in this scenario, it just so happens that his talent is in taking good ideas and ruining them. [...]

10 02, 2017

Elon Musk shows how you can turn a Twitter complaint into a solution in 6 days

By |2017-02-10T15:17:23+01:00February 10th, 2017|Leadership|0 Comments

Elon Musk is proving to be a wonderful example of how innovative a company leader really can be. Not only is he disrupting several industries with his Tesla and SpaceX companies, but he is constantly pushing his companies to the boundaries of what is currently possible. Not only this, he just showed everyone another example [...]

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