What CEOs are reading - October 2018

Finding time, living fearlessly and leading at speed are on this month's boardroom reading list....

6 elements of a successful export strategy

Set up shop and they shall come? Not so fast, says private equity investor Chris...

The art of business when growth isn't an option

Equitable Life's days have been numbered ever since its 1990s fall from grace, but it...

What a Roman Emperor can teach you about succession

Lessons from Emperor Diocletian, a US computer giant and a British bank.

We need to rethink inclusion

We've made progress when it comes to improving diversity, but the UK's approach to inclusion...

Mike Ashley and the cult of personality

The Sports Direct founder has shown his trademark boldness in acquiring House of Fraser, but...

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