Oxford graduate and ex-teacher Teasley started youth charity Spark+Mettle in 2011 to help marginalised young people find fulfilling careers. Offering mentoring, online resources and work placements, Teasley's London-based 'aspirations agency' has so far raised £400,000 and helped 50 18 to 24 year-olds through its Star Track coaching programme.
After a management buyout, car valet business MotorClean found private equity backing a double edged sword.
Whether that's a good thing is up to you, says author Steven van Bellegham.
Leadership from a distance requires a careful study of human nature, says L&D specialist Sudhakar Sampath.
Set up shop and they shall come? Not so fast, says private equity investor Chris Hurley.
Moving office? Restructuring? New IT system? Change needn't be painful if it's managed well.
Finding time, living fearlessly and leading at speed are on this month's boardroom reading list.