A consultant is like a handbag: no matter how coveted it is, there's always a better one around the corner. But why choose one if you can buy both? Compulsive Consultant Disorder is an affliction of media and business bosses. A consultant is paid a great deal to tell you exactly what you want to hear. The more you have around you, the less likely you are to listen to them. And if you're not happy with one group, you can always swap them for another. Treatment is the same as with all obsessive-compulsive disorders: give up the habit a little bit at a time. Let one consultant go per week.
Ella's Kitchen boss Mark Cuddigan says that your choice of words can have a dramatic impact on company culture.
The fenland city has big plans for its £4.2bn life sciences hub, but without support it will struggle to match the scale of world-leader Boston.
Recruiting for new roles is doubly tricky when they're so technical that you don't actually know what good looks like, as Attest's Jeremy King discovered.
From running Britain's largest advertising agency to working with the likes of screenwriter Richard Curtis and ex-Sainsbury's boss Justin King, Dame Cilla Snowball reveals what she's learned about leadership.
Former White Stuff CEO Sally Bailey consulted a customer panel about important decisions.
Bricks-and-mortar retail has a belief problem. Everyone thinks it's doomed so nobody invests. But ecommerce is reaching its limits, which is why arch disruptor Amazon is building physical stores.