Opinion and analysis from MT's business experts
By Stephanie Hyde Friday, 24 October 2014
MT EXPERT: Decentralisation is inevitable, so other UK cities need to club together to instead of competing, argues PwC's head of regions Stephanie Hyde.
Networking is inauthentic - real business relationships can't be taught, argues Dominic Hiatt.
Tech companies have a gender problem and frozen attitudes aren't going to fix it, argues Gloria Moss.
MT EXPERT: Figure out what you want from feedback and don't get defensive, says Claire Bremner.
Banks shouldn't be bashed over business lending - small firms are actually spoilt for choice, argues Seneca Partners' Nick Leitch.
If you're a female entrepreneur with kids, don't fall into the trap of using them as an excuse, Natasha Courtenay-Smith.
If you're promoted to the top of the pile, don't forsake the very qualities that got you there, says A Very Good Company founder Natalie Campbell.
Leaders should take a hands-on approach to advancing their careers, says Miranda Kennett.
Paris is positively mousey nowadays, compared to the capitalist claws out in London, says Matthew Gwyther.
MT EXPERT: Training, tackling unconscious bias and setting up an LGBT network will help your staff be their very best, says Stonewall chair Jan Gooding.
MT DIARY: Singapore gets ready for the GP, history according to the ONS and the radio interview that left me lost for words.
- 'Not working weekends was a big step forward' - Paul Lees, Powwownow
- 'I was a trainee Tesco meat buyer'
- Melissa Di Donato: 'Pressure makes diamonds'
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- Susanna Dinnage: "I keep work at work"
- Asset Match: The startup shaking up how private shares are sold
- Kathryn Parsons: 'Stop penalising women for having children'
- 'Failure is not the opposite of success' - Rish Mitra, Blippar
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