'He's a bit behind the curve,' said DTI minister Patricia Hewitt on the Today programme about a businessman who'd dared to disagree with her. But which curve is that? In America, students are marked 'on the curve': fixed proportions get top and bottom grade and the rest come in the middle. On a graph, this distribution forms a bell-shaped curve. Slow people are 'behind the curve'. Clever Ms Hewitt is 'ahead of the curve' - not to be confused with the older British expression 'round the bend'.
Joining a business after rapid growth, Russ Shaw found himself tasked with doing some trimming.
Danger isn't the enemy of innovation, says Nils Leonard, founder of creative studio Uncommon. But embarrassment is.
Everyone agrees that D&I is good for business (and the bottom line). So why is it going so horribly wrong, asks Christine Armstrong, author of The Mother of All Jobs.
These days, we all need to be designers if we're to keep up with technology.
The bank's former European HR head explains that you can't expect to create an identikit culture across continents.
Management thinker Isaac Getz on the business importance of reducing your over-inflated sense of self worth.