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Supine Sony has handed a cyber war victory to North Korea

Supine Sony has handed a cyber war victory to North Korea

By Matthew Gwyther Friday, 19 December 2014

EDITOR'S BLOG: The last place to look for principles is a Hollywood studio or a Japanese conglomerate. Sony is both, says Matthew Gwyther.

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Why storytelling is so powerful in business

Why storytelling is so powerful in business

19 December 2014

MT EXPERT: People are highly receptive to hearing stories, because that's how we make sense of the world, says Travis Wentworth.

 
 
Six ways to stop middle management blocking innovation

Six ways to stop middle management blocking innovation

12 December 2014

MT EXPERT: Unless you reward your middle managers for innovating, your company's big ideas are going nowhere, says Harvey Wade.

 
 
Why do we bother with black tie?

Why do we bother with black tie?

11 December 2014

EDITOR'S BLOG: Black tie is a relic designed to make men look like a band of identikit penguins, says Matthew Gwyther.

 
 
Suppliers have to stand up to bullies like Premier Foods

Suppliers have to stand up to bullies like Premier Foods

08 December 2014

That small suppliers are too scared to stand up to big customers is enough evidence to justify an investigation, says Forum of Private Business chief exec Phil Orford.

 
 
Premier Foods, beating up suppliers and the true meaning of austerity

Premier Foods, beating up suppliers and the true meaning of austerity

05 December 2014

EDITOR'S BLOG: When things are tough down at the grocers, balls get squeezed ever harder. It's an unedifying sight, says Matthew Gwyther.

 
 
It's time for firms to wake up to the part-time brain drain

It's time for firms to wake up to the part-time brain drain

04 December 2014

Ignoring the growing demand for more flexible senior roles is costing employers dearly in lost talent and experience, says Karen Mattison.

 
 
How to ace those meetings

How to ace those meetings

03 December 2014

Ask senior executives where they spend their least productive hours and they'll tell you it's in meetings, says Miranda Kennett.

 
 
How to get stuff done before Christmas? Ditch carols for career planning

How to get stuff done before Christmas? Ditch carols for career planning

02 December 2014

Don't fall into a canapé-induced stupor now when there's still three weeks to go 'til Christmas, says A Very Good Company founder Natalie Campbell.

 
 
My star salesman rubs everybody up the wrong way

My star salesman rubs everybody up the wrong way

02 December 2014

My top-performing salesman is a pain. Can I afford to get rid of him? Jeremy Bullmore advises.

 
 
Are there ever any winners in a price war?

Are there ever any winners in a price war?

02 December 2014

None of the players in the Great Supermarket Price War of 2014-15 is likely to emerge a victor.

 
 

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